The team management decided to send Washington Sundar to open the batting with skipper Rohit Sharma during the 3rd ODI against Australia.
The veteran India cricketer revealed that Ravichandran Ashwin was considered for selection ahead of the Asia Cup 2023 final.
After successfully clinching the Asia Cup 2023 title with a dominating win over Sri Lanka, Team India is all set to face Australia in the three-match ODI series
Ravichandran Ashwin's ODI comeback made the headline when the squad for the India vs Australia series was announced on Monday
Rahul Dravid had a clear answer regarding Ravichandran Ashwin's inclusion in the India squad for the ODI series against Australia.
Ravichandran Ashwin or Washington Sundar can potentially end up in India's squad for Cricket World Cup 2023.
Ravichandran Ashwin, who last played an ODI in January 2022, was picked for the upcoming three ODIs against Australia alongside Washington Sundar.
Mohammed Siraj claimed six wickets as India skittled Sri Lanka out for a paltry 50 in the Asia Cup final.
India made six changes to their playing XI for the Asia Cup 2023 match against Sri Lanka.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday confirmed all-rounder Washington Sundar as the replacement for injured Axar Patel ahead of the Asia Cup final.