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Kotak, Troy Cooley will come with India A to Bangladesh



Photo: VVS Laxman and Shitanshu Kotak

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Shitanshu Kotak, a former Saurashtra batter, has accompanied the India A team as head coach, along with Troy Cooley, the fast bowling coach at Bengaluru's National Cricket Academy (NCA), who will serve as bowling coach.

T Dilip, India's fielding coach, has been given temporary command of the A side. He'll be joining the national team later next month.

India is led by Abhimanyu Easwaran. On Thursday, a team left for Dhaka for a pair of four-day games – from November 29 to December 2 and again from December 6 to 9 – that will overlap with the India-Bangladesh three-match ODI series, which begins on December 4.

Meanwhile, The full-strength India side, with Rohit Sharma as skipper and Rahul Dravid as coach, will leave for Bangladesh on December 1.

India will also play two Tests, part of the World Test Championship, from December 14-18 and December 22-26.