If there are no catastrophes batsman Manish Pandey will finally be able to make his international debut for India on their limited-overs tour to Zimbabwe, which starts on 10 July.
The next two Cricket World Cups, in 2019 and 2023, is set to be reduced to just ten sides after the reduction of teams was not discussed at the ICC general conference.
Batsman Cheteshwar Pujara will captain the India 'A' side that will play two four-day 'Tests' against Australia 'A' at the end of July in what will be Rahul Dravid's first assignment since being appointed as Academy coach.
India batsman Gautam Gambhir has turned to former Australia opener, and now coach of Western Australia, Justin Langer to work on his technique and try and revive his fading career.
India will be without a number of senior players for the series against Zimbabwe in Harare in July, with opening batsman Ajinkya Rahane captaining the side in the absence of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli.