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Sehwag and Khan both failed to secure central contracts for the 2013-14 season
India opening batsman Virender Sehwag and left-arm pace bowler Zaheer Khan have both missed out on getting a central contract for the 2013-14 season.
Meanwhile, Sehwag’s opening partner, Gautam Gambhir, and veteran all-rounder Yuvraj Singh have both had their contracts downgraded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh also failed to secure a central contract.
The new central contracts will last from October 1, 2013 till September 30, 2014.
Grade A (Rs 10 million): Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin, Suresh Raina
Grade B (Rs 5 million): Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Ishant Sharma, Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Umesh Yadav, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rohit Sharma
Grade C (Rs 2.5 million): Dinesh Karthik, Amit Mishra, Wriddhiman Saha, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Vinay Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Jaydev Unadkat, Mohit Sharma