ayant is just 28 and he has played four Test matches from India. In December 2006, he made his Test debut (104 runs) against England in the Mumbai Test match.
All-rounder Jayant Yadav was appointed the captain of the Indian team on Sunday (November 4) for the Irmining Team Asia Cup to be held in Sri Lanka from December 2 to 17. Generally, under-23 players are selected for this tournament but now the players who are not covered under this age group have also been given a chance at the domestic level keeping in view their consistent good performance.
Jayant is just 28 and he has played four Test matches from India. In December 2006, he made his Test debut (104 runs) against England in the Mumbai Test match. Apart from this, those players have also been selected in this team who could not find place in the India A team against New Zealand.
The Junior Selection Committee met in Kolkata, in which 15-member team was selected. It includes wicket-keeper batsman Parab Simran Singh who was the acting captain of India in the Under-19 Asia Cup. The major players who were not selected included Tushar Deshpande and Rituraj Gaikwad.
The team is: Jayant Yadav (Captain), RD Gaikwad, Atharw Tiade, Ankush Bains (wicketkeeper), Deepak Hooda, Parab Simran Singh, Nitish Rana, Himmat Singh, S. Mulani, Ankit Rajput, famous Krishna, Siddharth Desai, Mayank Markandey , Atith Seth and Shivam Mavi