Many other personalities of cricketing reputation have applied for the positions this time.
Most of these cricketers have been exceptional for their IPL franchises and it is time for the Indian selectors to give them their due.
Tom Moody had quite a few high-profile roles in coaching after his retirement from playing cricket.
Moody was with the franchise for seven years.
He will most likely play in the overseas T20 leagues now.
Bairstow vs Rashid got SRH and CSK involved in a Twitter banter.
He also promised to be a part of the presentation ceremony next year.
The Sunrisers Hyderabad's quick picked up 19 wickets in 9 matches in the 12th edition of IPL.
Pant has scored 450 runs in 15 matches in this IPL season.
Rashid picked up 3 wickets while fasting for Ramadan in the last two encounters.