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Former Saurashtra captain Sitanshu Kotak gets big responsibility, will handle India A on Bangladesh tour

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VVS Laxman is currently with Team India in New Zealand.
Rishikesh Kanitkar and Sairaj Bahutule are also with Laxman.
In such a situation Kotak, Coolie, Dilip got the responsibility against Bangladesh.

New Delhi. Former Saurashtra captain Sitanshu Kotak has been entrusted with the responsibility of coaching the India A team that has gone on a tour of Bangladesh for two four-day series. The first match of this series will start from Tuesday (November 29). Kotak, one of the batting coaches at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), will be assisted by Troy Cooley and T Dileep in this tour. Dileep is the fielding coach of the national team. He was rested for some time after India’s T20 World Cup campaign in Australia.

Dileep will tour with the India A team and then join the national team which will play two Test matches against Bangladesh in Chattogram from 14 to 18 December and Dhaka from 22 to 26 December. The change in India A’s coaching staff was necessitated as NCA chief VVS Laxman and his support staff members Hrishikesh Kanitkar and Sairaj Bahutule are currently in New Zealand with the senior India team.

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The India A team for the two matches against Bangladesh is as follows. India ‘A’ squad for first four-day match: Abhimanyu Easwaran (c), Rohan Kunnumal, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Yash Dhull, Sarfaraz Khan, Tilak Verma, Upendra Yadav (wk), Saurabh Kumar, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Mukesh Kumar , Navdeep Saini and Atit Seth.

India ‘A’ squad for second four-day match: Abhimanyu Easwaran (c), Rohan Kunnumal, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Yash Dhull, Sarfaraz Khan, Tilak Verma, Upendra Yadav (wk), Saurabh Kumar, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Mukesh Kumar , Navdeep Saini, Atit Seth, Cheteshwar Pujara, Umesh Yadav and KS Bharat wicketkeeper).

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