Karnataka will open their account in Ranji Trophy against Tamil Nadu from December 9 to 12
CM Gautam has been stripped from the contract after CCB arrested him for having an involvement in KPL fixing scam.
Manish Pandey played a good-looking cameo in the last T20I against Bangladesh.
Pandey scored 60 off 45 with four boundaries and a couple of sixes.
Tamil Nadu lost Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy final to Karnataka by one run.
Manish Pandey played a valiant role both with his bat as well as a leader.
Ashwin couldn't take his team over the line, despite his 9-ball 16 in the death overs.
The left-hander finished as the highest run-getter in the recently concluded Vijay Hazare Trophy.
It is a repeat of the Vijay Hazare final as Tamil Nadu and Karnataka face off for the T20 title.
Washington Sundar is averaging 61.75 with the bat in this tournament