Earlier, Varun had been subject to last-minute omissions twice -- before the Australia tour (shoulder problem) and home series against England (knee).
The national selectors named a 15-member Indian team for the upcoming T20 World Cup. India start vs Pakistan on Oct. 24
Gowtham and Chahal, deemed as close contacts of Krunal, have been found positive and will thus stay back in Sri Lanka
With six wickets in three matches (2 ODIs and 1 T20I), Chahal seems to have wriggled his way out of the rough patch
India are set to take on hosts Sri Lanka in a limited over series, comprising ODIs and T20Is, starting on July 13.
India will play three ODIs on July 13, 16 and 18 respectively, followed by as many T20Is on July 21, 23 and 25 at the R Premadasa Stadium
Chahal, who has been out of form for quite some time, has already been pushed down to the lowest grade of BCCI's central contract after a poor last season.
Yuvraj Singh has already apologised for his comment on Chahal during an Instagram chat with Rohit Sharma last year
While expectant parents Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma welcomed the new year with Hardik Pandya, former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hosted newly-wed Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal and Dhanashree Verma, known for their social media dance videos, announced their engagement in August by sharing pictures from the Roka ceremony
India's move to use concussion substitution raised eyebrows with many, including in the Aussie camp, questioning the intention and also the qualification for "like for like" criteria
All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was replaced by spinner Yuzvendra Chahal who went on to play a major role in India's win
India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was replaced by spinner Yuzvendra Chahal as a "concussion substitute" during their first T20I against Australia at Manuka Oval, Canberra on Friday
Yuzvendra Chahal replacing Ravindra Jadeja, who got hit on the head, in the first T20I between Australia and India became a massive talking point
During the 1st T20I between Australia and India, Yuzvendra Chahal came as Ravindra Jadeja's concussion substitute and won the man of the match award
However, Manjrekar agreed that match referee David Boon had no option but to allow India a concussion substitute.
Samson, however, couldn't provide any update on how Jadeja's hamstring injury
Jadeja was hit by a Mitchell Starc bouncer in the final over of the Indian innings and he was replaced by Chahal when India came out to defend their total
A health worker collects a swab sample from a traveler to test for COVID-19 at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai.AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi leaves after attending Congress Working Committee meeting at AICC HQ in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Kamal Singh
A crane being used to lift an idol of Goddess Durga after immersion to prevent pollution in River Ganga in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
Children dressed as Lord Rama, Bharat, Lakshmana and Shatrughan during Nati Imli Bharat Milap Leela, in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia offers his prayers at Ram Tirth temple, in Amritsar.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates