Rishabh Pant and Ambati Rayudu were left out of the India World Cup 2019 team.
Rishabh Pant and Ambati Rayudu were left out of the India World Cup 2019 Team.
Ambati Rayudu's form in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 has been shaky.
Chennai Super Kings will further look to book a play-off berth with a win over SunRisers Hyderabad in Hyderabad.
Ambati Rayudu missed the bus for the World Cup 2019 when he was left out of India's 15-man team.
Sunil Gavaskar said Ambati Rayudu has lost his form in the IPL 2019, so KL Rahul should be considered.
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The World Cup 2019 will begin in England and Wales from May 30.
Ajinkya Rahane has been going through a lean patch of form in the recent past.
There are four batsmen in contention for the No.4 slot in the India team for World Cup 2019, the management has said.
Despite the high stakes, both teams are likely to continue playing around with the team combinations for the fifth ODI.
India beat New Zealand by 35 runs in the fifth ODI to claim a 4-1 series win over New Zealand.
Ambati Rayudu top-scored for India with 90 runs, while Yuzvendra Chahal claimed three wickets as New Zealand were convincingly beaten in the fifth ODI.
India were bowled out for a meagre 92 runs in the India vs New Zealand fourth ODI in Hamilton.
Ambati Rayudu was reported for a suspect action during the first ODI against Australia on January 13.
India take on New Zealand in the 2nd ODI on January 26 at Mount Maunganui.
Ambati Rayudu is permitted to continue bowling in international cricket until the results of the testing are known.