As expected, Yuvraj Singh has been named in the squad for the first two Tests against England, starting November 15th.
Harbhajan Singh was also recalled while Suresh Raina, the middle-order batsman, was dropped.
Murali Vijay was included as the fourth specialist opener in the squad of 15.
The first national selection meeting of the newly-appointed panel, headed by Sandeep Patil at the Cricket Centre in Mumbai, also attended by the captain MS Dhoni, didn't last long.
While it was announced earlier that only the first Test squad would be selected, the selectors picked the squad for the first two Tests.