The India A cricket team is a national cricket team representing India. It is the 'second-tier' of Indian international cricket, below the full India national cricket team. Matches played by India A are not considered to be Test matches or One Day Internationals, instead receiving first-class and List A classification respectively. Under the name of 'India Emerging Players', it also takes part in the Emerging Players Tournament. It has won the Emerging Players Tournament in 2009 and 2011.
The team is currently captained by Shikhar Dhawan and coached by former India cricketer Lalchand Rajput.