Despite all the hitting talent that the IPL throws up season after season, India have been reluctant to buy that approach with the national side.
Team picked after selection committee not reflective of India's abundant hitting talent at top as they have once again gone for steady batters
Rana last played for India against Sri Lanka when the Shikhar Dhawan-led side played three ODIs and as many T20Is against the islanders.
Umran Malik earned an expected call-up in the Indian team for the upcoming five-match T20 International home series against South Africa starting June 9.
Hardik Pandya has been in smashing form in IPL 2022, guiding Gujarat Titans to the top of the table and contributing robustly with the bat and ball.
A day before the meeting, there was still no clarity over whether all the senior players would be rested for the series with an eye on the England tour and workload management.
Dinesh Karthik, who has made a strong case for the finisher's role with his exploits for RCB, is also expected to make his umpteenth comeback in the Indian team.
Big cricket is back again in Visakhapatnam as the third T20 match between India and South Africa will be played at Dr YSR ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on June 14.
As things stand, it is understood that none of the players have asked for a rest as India also believes this series is important in the bigger scheme of things.
Fast bowler Anrich Nortje is set to make his first international appearance since the T20 World Cup last November.
Besides, the national selection committee is also set to excuse Jasprit Bumrah and Rishabh Pant from the engagements against the Proteas.
"The majority of new cases are from these two strains. They are still omicron, but just genomically somewhat different," said Nunes.
The woman had concealed the drug in powder form in her hand bags and file folders.
CSA is understood to have sent a proposal to the IPL franchises asking for their interest in investing in their new T20 league set to be launched early next year.
The country’s new infections are now several thousand per day, up from a few hundred a few weeks ago.