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India A and Bangladesh A will go into the final ODI of the three-match series with everything to play for. India won the first match comprehensively thanks to Gurkeerat Singh’s superb all-round effort

As if taking inspiration from Gurkeerat Singh Mann's superb all-round effort in the opening ODI, Nasir Hossain came up with a dazzling all-round effort of his own on Friday to help Bangladesh A level the three-match series against India A at Bangalore.

India A shook off an indifferent start with the bat, and then overcome the stiff resistance offered by Litton Das and Nasir Hossain while in the field to register an impressive 96-run triumph against Bangladesh in the first of the three ODIs at Bangalore.

As the Indian team prepares for the South Africa series with a preparatory camp, the A side will take on a full-strength Bangladesh side in a three-match ODI series starting at Bangalore tomorrow

Watch here live scores, Squad for Bangladesh A vs India A, 1st One-day match at Bangalore, 16 Sep, 2015.

Three one-day fixtures will be played on September 16, 18 and 20, and the three-day test match from September 27 to 29. India opener Dhawan has been named captain of the A squad to play a three-day match against Bangladesh A in September

As the Indian selectors meet to pick the Test team for the series against Sri Lanka, the position of Cheteshwar Pujara seems most vulnerable. It was the most unlikeliest of scenarios till a couple of years back, when Pujara seemed in unbelievably good nick

The Indian team may be struggling when it comes to performing in Australia, but the A team is definitely making it a habit of impressing whenever it tours the nation, especially in recent times.

As with any victory, there were plenty of positives for India A from their triumph over West Indies A in the third unofficial Test at Hubli. The win meant the series was level 1-1, but the biggest gain undoubtedly was veteran paceman Zaheer Khan’s match- winning spell.