Ashwin included in India's T20 World Cup squad, Dhoni appointed mentor
Former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be India's mentor at T20 World Cup to assist head coach Ravi Shastri, said BCCI.
Senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was on Wednesday included in India's 15-member squad for the T20 World Cup alongside Ishan Kishan, Axar Patel and Varun Chakaravarthy.
The 34-year-old Ashwin last played white-ball cricket for India in 2017.
Kishan and Chakaravarthy have been rewarded for their consistent performance in the IPL and the few opportunities they got with the Indian team.
The T20 World Cup starts October 17 in the UAE and Oman.
Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami.