Dhoni was set to return to the pitch donning the yellow jersey for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2020.
CSK picked Piyush Chawla in the IPL 2020 auction for a whopping amount of Rs 6.75 crore.
Chawla even gave a befitting reply to the selector and cited Sachin Tendulkar's 'straight drive' example to prove his point.
Matthew Hayden to open the innings with Virender Sehwag.
India U19 lost the final of 2006 World Cup but Cheteshwar Pujara was named Man of the Tournament.
Chawla has played for a couple of franchises in the past like Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders.
The 38-year old has not played any competitive game since the World Cup semifinal in July last year when his fighting fifty against New Zealand went in vain.
Yuzvendra Chahal and Piyush Chawla shared the couch in The Kapil Sharma show.
Here is how the cricketers spent their day on Twitter and Instagram today.
Chawla, who was a part of India's 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 World Cup-winning squads made his International debut under MS Dhoni back in 2007.