Thursday 14 November 2013 

Sehwag, Harbhajan, Zaheer Miss Out On Central Contracts

Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin (right) is one of five players to receive a Grade A contract
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Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan have not been given central contracts by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the 2013-14 season.

Five players - Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin and Suresh Raina are awarded Grade A contracts with the remaining players receiving Grade B or C contracts.

Any new players representing India during the 2013-14 period will automatically qualify for a Grade C contract.

Grade A contracts: Ravichandran Ashwin, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Sachin Tendulkar

Grade B contracts: Shikhar Dhawan, Gautam Gambhir, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Pragyan Ojha, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ishant Sharma, Rohit Sharma, Murali Vijay, Umesh Yadav, Yuvraj Singh

Grade C contracts: Dinesh Karthik, Amit Mishra, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Wriddhiman Saha, Mohammad Shami, Mohit Sharma, Jaydev Unadkat, Ranganath Vinay Kumar

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