Senior players like Unmukt Chand, Manan Sharma and Milind Kumar have also been dropped from the team.
The cricketer, whose name has not yet been revealed will be the second after former India U-19 player Pradeep Sangwan to have tested positive.
India Blue scored 139/3 in their second innings as the lead over India Red swelled up to 476 with win being a mere formality now
Pradeep Sangwan, who played for Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League, was the first Indian professional cricketer to be banned after banned substances were found in his urine sample.
Manoj Prabhakar, who was part of the Indian side when Sachin Tendulkar made his Test debut in Pakistan in 1989, said the just-retired batting maestro remained the same person throughout his "controversy-free" career.
The BCCI has banned Delhi and Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Pradeep Sangwan for failing a dope test during the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League this year.
With two half-centuries against Pakistan in Faisalabad and Sialkot and a 88 against New Zealand in Napier and a maiden century (119) against England in Manchester, Sachin Tendulkar had already build a huge fan following before playing an international match in India.
Kohli though said there's always the possibility of an athlete taking banned substances by mistake without being fully aware of its specifications.
Prabhakar is sad that no one could ever convince Sangwan that merely possessing muscular and broad shoulders doesn't increase the pace in one's deliveries. Prabhakar said he was also surprised at the way a talented pacer like Sangwan spoiled himself.
The 22-year-old Sangwan, who played a stellar role in India's victorious U-19 World Cup campaign back in 2008 plays for Delhi in the Ranji Trophy and represented Kolkata Knight Riders during the last two editions of the IPL. He has taken 123 wickets in 38 first-class matches.
Gambhir batted for a lengthy duration twice but never looked comfortable against the left-arm pace duo of Ashish Nehra and Pradeep Sangwan. Sangwan, who is unlikely to play on Tuesday, was seen beating Gambhir's bat on a number of occasions.
The other important partnership for Maharashtra was between Shrikant Mundhe (38) and Chirag Khurana (33) who added 67 runs for the seventh wicket which might turn important in the context of the match.
Former India pacer Manoj Prabhakar blamed India's woeful bowling performance for the defending champions' exit from the Asia Cup yesterday.
Former BCCI secretary Jaywant Lele, who monitored the happenings of the match-fixing scandal that rocked the game a decade ago, has insisted that no evidence was ever found that Indian cricketers had played a part in the match-fixing scandal.
The Hyderabad Cricket Association is keen on roping in Manoj Prabhakar as their chief coach for the next season but former India all-rounder is yet to take a call on accepting the offer.