Parthiv last played for India in 2018 in Tests.
The Knights would be severely depleted if the overseas players end up missing the tournament.
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Dhoni was set to play for CSK in IPL 2020. However, the tournament was postponed indefinitely in the wake of COVID-19.
Tatenda Taibu played against both Dinesh Karthik and MS Dhoni and has also watched them during their younger days.
He last took the field in February during the Ranji Trophy.
Karthik last played for India in the World Cup 2019. He was dropped from the Indian team after the semi-final loss.
Rohit Sharma thanked Karthik for his last ball six in Nidahas Trophy final.
Karthik took 22 runs in the 19th over off Rubel Hossain to bring India right back into the game.