The India B team will be led by Manish Pandey.
India are scheduled to play two T20Is against Ireland and three T20Is, three ODIs and five Tests against England.
Money does not necessarily beget performance, as the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 amply displays.
The absence of David Warner leaves a yawning gap in the SunRisers Hyderabad batting and Manish Pandey would be keen to plug that.
Needing five off the final delivery, Karthik smashed Soumya Sarkar over extra-cover as a second-string Indian side held its nerve in a tense situation to chase down a target of 167 in 20 overs.
A clinical India defeated Sri Lanka comprehensively by six wickets to continue their their winning run in the Nidahas Twenty20 Tri-Series on Wednesday.
Manish Pandey believes India will come back stronger in the virtual final at Newlands in Cape Town.
MS Dhoni looked visibly upset with his partner Manish Pandey and was also seen shouting at him angrily just before the second ball of the final over was about to be bowled.
Manish Pandey scored a fine 79 not out off 48 balls in the second T20 International against South Africa.
Captain JP Duminy and Heinrich Klaasen scored quick-fire half-centuries as South Africa beat India by six wickets in the second Twenty20 International at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on Wednesday.
78 players were sold on Day 1 of the IPL Auction 2018
Indian batsman Karun Nair, who had a base price of Rs 50 lakh, fetched a bid of Rs 5.60 crore from Kings XI Punjab, reaffirming the franchises' interest in Indian players.
Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka: Thisara Perera-led team beat India by seven wickets at Dharamshala.
Manish Pandey feels that he is good enough to play a lot of games and win a lot of games for India.
Pandey has struggled to cement a place for himself in the formidable Indian middle-order.
Peter Handscomb smashed Jasprit Bumrah and connected well to clear the boundary but Manish Pandey timed his jump to perfection and latched onto a fabulous catch
The Men in Blue threw a surprise belated birthday bash for Manish Pandey, who turned 28 on September 10.
The 16-man squad failed to impress die-hard Yuvraj fans, who asked the Indian cricket board and its selectors whether Manish Pandey, KL Rahul and Kedar Jadhav were better than the World Cup winner.