Rayudu retired from international cricket after being ignored for the World Cup.
The tournament will take place in Abu Dhabi.
When we were growing up, we never had a tournament like this, says Ambati Rayudu
'When I was captain, I also wanted some players but the selectors said no' - Azharuddin.
A senior BCCI official questioned the criteria of fitness test which is being followed for national selection.
Rayudu was India's preferred No.4 batter in the lead up to the World Cup was out of favour when it mattered the most.
He even clarified the reason for Rayudu's non-inclusion in the World Cup squad.