Contract snub for Yuvraj

Left-handed batsman demoted to B-list

Last Updated: 11/11/10 2:24pm

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Yuvraj: Out of favour

Yuvraj: Out of favour

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Yuvraj Singh has been relegated from Grade A to Grade B in the Board of Control for Cricket in India's list of centrally-contracted players for the 2010-11 season.

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The left-handed batsman has been left out of the India squad in their last five Tests and his place has been filled by fellow southpaw Suresh Raina, who has now jumped from Grade C to Grade A.

Paceman RP Singh, who has not played a Test since April 2008, does not figure in any of the categories - along with Dinesh Karthik and S Badrinath.

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag have retained their Grade A contracts along with other senior players such as Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman and Gautam Gambhir.

Grade A: Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan.

Grade B: Yuvraj Singh, Ishant Sharma, Ashish Nehra, Praveen Kumar, Virat Kohli, Murali Vijay, Pragyan Ojha.

Grade C: Shanthakumaran Sreesanth, Amit Mishra, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja, Abhimanyu Mithun, Vinay Kumar.

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