The team wants Pant to be groomed properly with the T20 World Cup approaching.
Yuvraj had made his debut under Ganguly in the ICC Champions Trophy in Kenya in 2000.
A few youngsters set to get more chances and the under-performers will face the axe.
Shubman has played in only nine first-class games so far and he averages over 77.
He has won two IPL titles in three seasons as coach of Mumbai Indians so far.
All these youngsters have found initial success in their cricketing journey and now it is time to prepare them for the bigger platforms.
Chief selector MSK Prasad revealed that the management had started grooming the youngsters in place of MS Dhoni.
Harsha Bhogle had to face flak back in 2016 for lauding opponents when playing against India and he was also thrown out of IPL commentary contract.
Most of these cricketers have been exceptional for their IPL franchises and it is time for the Indian selectors to give them their due.
Gill was a part of the Indian ODI squad in New Zealand and has done well for India A making him a prominent choice, but was overlooked.