Dhawan added that while he had received backing from his coach and captain earlier, a dip in form, coupled with Gill's ascendency, has seen him lose his place in the side.
The right-arm quick returned with figures of 6-2-17-3 on Friday as India restricted Australia to 188 in 35.4 overs and then returned to overhaul the target in 39.5 overs.
Stringent penalties and greater attention by the sports ministry can be the solutions to Indian sports' age-old problem, pun intended.
With six months left for the World Cup, India's preparations will actually start three months prior, that is in July, when the team management would zero in on the best 13 players who will form the core group.
As the Indian team leaves for the UK post-IPL, Arshdeep will also spend the entire months of June and July honing his red-ball skills.
Kuldeep had a career-threatening knee surgery in 2021, while Chahal has been repeatedly ignored for important T20 games and global meets.
Injuries to Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Iyer, Prasidh Krishna, Deepak Chahar do remain a concern but Rahul Dravid insisted that the team is in a good space.
Virat Kohli ended his three-year century draught with a splendid 186 against Australia in the 4 test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
The WTC final will be played at The Oval in London from June 7-11, while the IPL ends on June 1.
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