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Jalaj Saxena added to India A squad for first four-day match against South Africa A

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All-rounder Jalaj Saxena was on Sunday added to India A squad for the first four-day match against South Africa A.

Saxena, who is an off-spinner, was called in as cover for K Gowtham, who is unwell and currently being monitored by a medical team of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

The India A team comprises Shubman Gill (c), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Anmolpreet Singh, Ricky Bhui, Ankeet Bawne, KS Bharat (wk), K Gowtham, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Tushar Deshpande, Shivam Dube, Vijay Shankar and Jalaj Saxena.

India A clinched the five-match unofficial ODI series 4-1 against South Africa A and will now play the first four-day game of the two-match series in Thiruvananthapuram from tomorrow.

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First Published: Sun, September 08 2019. 20:28 IST