Mr. Murali Kartik has informed the BCCI that he has retired from all forms of the game.
Mr. Kartik represented India in eight Tests, 37 ODIs and one T20 International, from 2000 to 2007. He was one of the best left-arm spinners to play for the country. He excelled for Railways in the Ranji Trophy.
On behalf of the BCCI, I congratulate him for a fine career, and wish him all the best in his future endeavours.
BCCI congratulates Murali Kartik
Hony Secretary Sanjay Patel wishes him a happy retired life
India A teams for Australia tour announced
Tiwary to lead in four-day matches; Uthappa in Quadrangular series
The All-India Senior Selection Committee met at the Cricket Centre, Mumbai, earlier today, to pick the India 'A' squads for the tour of Australia, in July-August 2014.
India 'A' will play two four-day games against Australia ‘A,’ and will also participate in a limited-overs Quadrangular series, featuring South Africa ‘A,’ Australia ‘A,’ and Cricket Australia’s National Performance Squad.
The teams are as follows:
TEAM FOR THE FOUR-DAY MATCHES
Manoj Tiwary (Captain,) K.L. Rahul, Jiwanjot Singh, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Karun Nair, Naman Ojha, Pragyan Ojha, Umesh Yadav, Dhawal Kulkarni, Anureet Singh, Rajat Paliwal, Amit Mishra, Sandeep Sharma, Jaspreet Bumrah, B. Aparajith.
TEAM FOR THE QUADRANGULAR SERIES
Robin Uthappa (Captain,) Unmukt Chand, Manish Pandey, Ambati Rayudu, Manoj Tiwary, Kedar Jadhav, Sanju Samson, Parvez Rasool, Akshar Patel, Dhawal Kulkarni, Rishi Dhawan, Mohit Sharma, Karn Sharma, Rahul Shukla, Manan Vohra, Jaydev Unadkat.