The team wants Pant to be groomed properly with the T20 World Cup approaching.
Chief selector MSK Prasad revealed that the management had started grooming the youngsters in place of MS Dhoni.
Meanwhile, General Bipin Rawat permitted MS Dhoni to take part in the Paramilitary Regiment as the latter made himself unavailable to travel with the team for the upcoming series with Windies.
Dhoni will be taking part in the training of the paramilitary regiment is likely to be held in some parts of Jammu and Kashmir.
Harsha Bhogle had to face flak back in 2016 for lauding opponents when playing against India and he was also thrown out of IPL commentary contract.
All these players are playing cricket at the moment and hardly anyone of them announced retirement as yet.
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Dhoni made himself unavailable for the West Indies tour.
Pandey and Iyer have made a comeback to the ODI and T20I side.
As per the sources, Dhoni conveyed his message to Virat Kohli and MSK Prasad.