Shahbaz Nadeem claimed eight wickets for just 10 runs in 10 overs.
Jharkhand left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem has been named as Ashwin's replacement in the squad to be led by Ankit Bawne as captain of the India A team.
Karun Nair returned to form with a patient hundred as Karnataka set a stiff target of 380 for Hyderabad on the third day of their group A Ranji Trophy encounter.
New Zealand will look to get into the groove when they lock horns with the Board President's XI in a warm-up game as a pre-cursor to their limited overs series against India.
Spinners Karn Sharma and Shahbaz Nadeem wreaked havoc as India A thrashed New Zealand A by an innings and 26 runs to win the two-match unofficial 'Test' series 2-0 on Tuesday.
New Zealand A batsmen gave a much better account of themselves in the second innings, reaching 104 for one at stumps, on the third day of the second 'unofficial' Test, after India finished their first essay at 447.
Leg-spinner Karn Sharma and left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem took eight wickets apiece as India A cantered to an innings and 31-run victory against New Zealand A.
Skipper Karun Nair anchored a tricky chase with a polished 90 as India A beat South Africa A by six wickets in the second 'unofficial' Test to level the two-match series 1-1.
Chasing 189 for a win, KXIP could only score 137 for 9 with Axar Patel out in the final ball.
MS Dhoni cracked a ton in just 94 balls with the help of 10 fours and 6 sixes against Chattisgarh in the Vijay Hazare Trophy which helped his team win the match by 78 runs.
The 14-member India A squad features all performers in the Ranji Trophy including top run-getter Priyank Panchal and top wicket-taker Shahbaz Nadeem.
Jharkhand bowlers in Shahbaz Nadeem, Jaskaran Singh and Kaushal Singh took three wickets each to to dismiss Hyderabad for a meagre 145.
Shahbaz Nadeem picked seven wickets for 64 against Kerala, as Jharkhand won by 133 runs.
Delhi Daredevils players Shahbaz Nadeem and Saurabh Tiwary encouraged the kids as Salwan Boys High School defeated Delhi Public School, Mathura Road to win the 3rd edition of USA Pears Daredevils School Cup.
Nadeem, who had led the Jharkhand team impressively last season, was in good form.
A brilliant 133 by Jonathan Carter and a four-wicket haul by Miguel Cummins helped West Indies A script a comprehensive victory after Yuvraj Singh was among several India A batsmen to squander good starts.
At stumps, India A were three for one from the four overs they faced in their second innings, needing 304 more runs to win the 'Test' with nine wickets in hand.
Even as India's bench strength is being tested, yet a lot of players from the India A have already honed their skills at the international level. According to skipper Cheteshwar Pujara, that experience helped the team in the one-day series.