With the first unofficial test match between India A and West Indies A teams being held at University of Mysore Platinum Jubilee Grounds (Gangothri Glades) from Sept. 25 to 28, both teams are expected to land in Mysore city this afternoon.
The Indian team led by Cheteshwar Pujara is expected to land in Mysore at around 2 pm while the West Indies team led by Krik Edwards is also expected to arrive this afternoon. Both teams will be staying at Hotel Sandesh the Prince and will travel to Gangothri Glades for their practise sessions as well as the match.
While Indians would be eager to repeat the T20 triumph, West Indies will look to continue with their winning spree after defeating the India A team 2-1 in the recently held three-match ODI series.
While India A team has players like Cheteshwar Pujara, Mohammed Sami, Ashok Dinda and Dhawal Kulkarni, who have already represented the senior national side, West Indies also has players such as captain Kirk Edwards, Kieran Powell, Narasingh Deonaraine, who have also represented the West Indian national side.
From India A team, Karantaka’s K.L. Rahul will be the players to watch out for as he would be playing in Mysore.
This apart, Jammu and Kashmir’s player Parveez Rasool, who has been in news for a long time as a promising off-spinner will be look forward to cement his place in the national side.
So far, Parveez has been deprived an opportunity to be part of the playing XI though he was a part of the national team which tour Zimbabwe recently.
With rains lashing, KSCA has made arrangements for a super-sopper.
Courtesy : Star Of Mysore