His prolific run with the bat hasn't yet earned him an India cap, much to the surprise and disappointment of fans and experts.
Klusener is one of the legendary all-rounders the Proteas have ever produced.
He is expected to lead the new side this season.
The 33-year-old cricketer who has played two Tests and an ODI for India signed the agreement with the Cricket Association of Puducherry.
The 32-year old is eager to return to playing for Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy.
As per the BCCI's rules and regulations, the technical committee finalise the nation's domestic schedule.
The players, however, differed with the GCA’s stand.
Ajinkya Rahane is also a part of the camp.
The number of teams participating in all the domestic tournaments this time will be 37.
Sameer Dighe who coached Mumbai last season quit from the position due to personal reasons.