Yuvraj Singh [ Images ] and Dinesh Karthik [ Images ] will lead India Blue and India Red respectively, while India Green will be captained by Subramanium Badrinath when Airtel Challenger Series for NKP Salve Trophy commences in Indore from October 8-11.
Senior national selection committee led by Krishnamachari Srikkanth [ Images ] on Tuesday decided to give some of the tried and tested faces another lifeline as the senior national team will embark on a long international season with the focus on next year's World Cup to be staged in the sub-continent.
Some of the youngsters will also get a chance to showcase their talent, which could catapult them to the big league.
Dashing Karnataka [ Images ] batsman Robin Uthappa [ Images ], Uttar Pradesh [ Images ] left-arm seamer Rudra Pratap Singh, all-rounder Irfan Pathan [ Images ] are some of the players who would be eager to make a mark and get back into the national fold.
Irfan's elder brother Yusuf, who last played an ODI against Sri Lanka [ Images ] at Harare, will also get a chance to show his big-hitting prowess.
Similarly, former India U-19 wicketkeeper Srivats Goswami, Karnataka batsman Ganesh Sathish, Punjab [ Images ] leg-spinners Sarabjit Ladda and Rahul Sharma have been rewarded for some good performance at the domestic level.
Talented Hyderabad batsman Ambati Rayudu, who went into oblivion after his two-season stint with the unofficial Indian Cricket League (ICL), is also back in the mix in the wake of some strong performance for Mumbai Indians [ Images ] in the IPL and Champions League [ Images ] Twenty20 [ Images ].
Rayudu's former ICL colleague, Madhya Pradesh [ Images ] opener Mohnish Mishra has also been rewarded with a call-up in the India 'Red' side.
India Blue: Yuvraj Singh (c), Shikhar Dhawan [ Images ], Srivats Goswami, Ajinkya Rahane [ Images ], Manoj Tiwary, Irfan Pathan, Ravindra Jadeja [ Images ], Wriddhiman Saha, Piyush Chawla [ Images ], Umesh Yadav, R P Singh, Yo Mahesh, Ganesh Satish, Tanmay Srivastava.
India Red: Dinesh Kartik (c), Abhinav Mukund, Parthiv Patel [ Images ], Manish Pandey [ Images ], Virat Kohli [ Images ], Saurabh Tiwary [ Images ], Yusuf Pathan [ Images ], Iqbal Abdulla, R Vinay Kumar, Ashok Dinda [ Images ], Sudeep Tyagi [ Images ], Mohnish Mishra, Abu Nachim Ahmed, Rahul Sharma.
India Green: S Badrinath (c), Naman Ojha [ Images ], Srikkanth Aniruddha, Rohit Sharma [ Images ], Robin Uthappa, Kedar Jadhav, R Ashwin, Jaskaran Singh, Abhimanyu Mithun [ Images ], Jaydev Unadkat [ Images ], Sarabjit Ladda, T Suman, Dhawal Kulkarni, Ambati Rayudu.