Shastri called him a cricket GIANT.
South Africa, meanwhile, have made it pretty clear that they have started planning for the next year's T20 World Cup by naming a new-look side.
He made himself unavailable for the India tour.
CSA picked T20I and Test squads for India tour on Tuesday.
The last time South Africa toured India, they were thrashed 3-0 in the 4-match Test series.
He will play the Euro T20 Slam.
Steyn announced his Test retirement earlier this week but cleared that he will be playing the shorter format.
Quinton de Kock has been named the captain of the T20I team.
Amla would want to continue his cricketing career in the T20 premier leagues.
Dhawan was all praises for the legendary Proteas cricketer.