The Indian national selection committee on Monday announced a 15-member squad for the first two Tests against England.
The first Test will be played at Ahmedabad from 15 November to 19 November and the second Test will be from 23 November to 27 November in Mumbai.
Yuvraj Singh has made a comeback to the Test, while struggling off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was also in the 15-member squad.
Selectors decided to drop Suresh Raina to include Yuvraj, while Harbhajan was in the squad for injured leg-spinner Piyush Chawla.
India Test squad: MS Dhoni (capt/wk), Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Yuvraj Singh, Murali Vijay, R Ashwin, Pragyan Ojha, Umesh Yadav, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma.