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The 23-year-old hasn’t really been putting a foot wrong of late.
After opting to bat, it was a dominant show from Mumbai. Iyer (144 in 118 balls) and Shaw (129 in 81 balls) brutally punished a listless Railways attack.
It was a rare sight when India A came to bat in the second innings against Australia A in the final 45 minutes of the second four-day unofficial Test on Tuesday.
After scoring runs heavily in the domestic circuit, Iyer was picked for the national side to play shorter formats of the game.
The India A skipper sees the series against South Africa A as an opportunity for players to prove they are ready to make the step up.
It is widely believed that Chahal is being kept match-ready as the selectors have named senior squad for only three Test matches in England.
Indian batsman Shreyas Iyer has revealed that veteran wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni advised him to stay away from all sorts of media platforms in order to stay focused.
The India 'A' squad for the four-day games against Australia 'A' will be announced soon, a BCCI statement said.
It was yet another complete performance from the Indians, who restricted the Lions to 264 for nine before breezing to the target in 48.
Can't blame Indian players, consistent batting could have made us a threat: Delhi Daredevils coach Ricky Ponting
Delhi Daredevils coach Ricky Ponting today heaped praise on the Indian players, especially Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer.
The auctions saw the franchise plump for the tried and tested duo of Gautam Gambhir and Glenn Maxwell.
The two squads comprise a host of players, who have performed consistently for their state teams and IPL franchises over the past couple of seasons.
Shreyas Iyer may replace Virat Kohli for Afghanistan Test; Prithvi Shaw, Shivam Mavi for India A's England tour
Kohli, who will be playing for Surrey for the entire month of June, will also miss the two T20 Internationals against Ireland in Dublin at the end of that month.
Languishing at the bottom of the IPL points table, Delhi made only one change in their playing XI with left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem coming in for Rahul Tewatia.
Iyer and Shaw added 68 runs for the second wicket after the latter had shared a 59-run partnership for the first wicket with Kiwi batsman Colin Munro.