John Hastings said he may face serious injury or even death if he continued to play cricket.
John Hastings was also part of the IPL with several franchises, including Chennai Super Kings.
Australia fast-bowler John Hastings and some of his teammates held a clinic in Kandy with children from Aranayake, Sri Lanka affected by the horrific flooding and landslides earlier this year
John Hastings claimed six wickets before Aaron Finch and George Bailey's attacking half-centuries powered Australia to a series clinching six-wicket win over Sri Lanka.
Kolkata Knight Riders have bolstered their pace attack by roping in Aussie pacer Shaun Tait in place of John Hastings
John Hastings has been ruled out of Australia's ODI team for West Indies tour, after he underwent surgery on an ankle injury suffered while playing in the Indian Premier League. He will be replaced by Scott Boland
Kolkata Knight Riders will miss their Australian fast bowler John Hastings who has gone home due to ankle injury
Sunil Narine, who had missed Kolkata Knight Riders' opening match due to the demise of his father, will return for the Indian Premier League clash against Mumbai Indians, who suffered a heavy defeat against Rising Pune Supergiants.
Gautam Gambhir's Kolkata Knight Riders practiced hard ahead of the Indian Premier League as the team missed some star international players, notably from the Caribbean.
Cricket Australia released the list of 20 players based on performances since last July.
Australian pacer John Hasting credits Indian team's good form to Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Hasting also expects Australian team to do well in the ICC World Twenty20 considering their Indian Premier League exposure.
John Hastings has been phenomenal with the ball and has led the Australian pace attack well during the ODI series against India.
John Hastings has said he might get a chance for the Melbourne ODI as Australia think about playing three allrounders in a bid to seal the series.
India, who are trailing 0-2 in the five-match series, will have to bank heavily on their batting line-up as they aim to stay alive ahead of the third ODI at Melbourne.
John Hastings Steps in for Josh Hazlewood, who, according to Australia coach Darren Lehmann, is being rested as he has strenuous season so far
Australia smashed a record 309 for three at Gabba to take a 2-0 lead against India in the five-match ODI series. Rohit Sharma's century went in vain for the visitors again as Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh and George Bailey hit brisk fifties.
Ishant Sharma is all set to make a comeback into the India squad for the second ODI in Brisbane against Australia.
Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been given an extra day at home in Perth after the first ODI against India.