Left-arm seamer Zaheer Khan, Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir have been given India ‘A’ opportunities in two four-day games against the West Indies ‘A’ to be played at Shimoga from October 2 to 5 and at Hubli from October 9 to 12.

They do not figure in the first four-day game to be played at Mysore from September 25 to 28.

Yuvraj Singh has been named the captain of India ‘A’ for the limited-over games against the West Indies ‘A’ to be played at Bangalore on from September 15 to 19.

The BCCI also announced the India Red and Blue teams for the NKP Salve Challenger series to be played at Indore from September 26 to 29.

India ‘A’ squad for the three ODI games: Yuvraj Singh (captain) Unmukt Chand, Robin Uthappa, Baba Aparajith, Kedar Jadhav, Naman Ojha (wk), Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Jaydev Unadkat, Praveen Kumar, Sumit Narwal, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mandeep Singh, Rahul Sharma

Squad for the first four-day match: Cheteshwar Pujara (captain), Jiwanjot Singh, K.L. Rahul, Manpreet Juneja, Rajat Paliwal, Harshad Khadiwale, Parvez Rasool, Bhargav Bhatt, Ishwar Pandey, Mohammed Shami, Ashoke Dinda, Rohit Motwani (wk), Dhawal Kulkarni, Paras Dogra

Squad for the first four-day match: Cheteshwar Pujara (captain), Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Sheldon Jackson, Abhishek Nayar, Paras Dogra, Uday Kaul (wk), Parvez Rasool, Bhargav Bhatt, Dhawal Kulkarni, Zaheer Khan, Ishwar Pandey, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Kaif

India Red: Irfan Pathan (captain), Robin Uthappa, Abhinav Mukund, Sourabh Tiwary, Gurkirat Mann, Kedar Jadhav, Smit Patel (wk), Yusuf Pathan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Abhimanyu Mithun, Umesh Yadav, Suraj Yadav

India Blue: Yuvraj Singh (captain), Akshath Reddy, Naman Ojha (wk), Mandeep Singh, Ankit Bawane, Abhishek Nayar, Manish Pandey, Piyush Chawla, Ankit Rajpoot, Vinay Kumar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Iresh Saxena

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