An inexperienced Sri Lanka was no match for India and considering that, a case could be made for the inclusion of Pandey and Samson.
Shardul says he has become better T20 bowler in last two years.
Rohit Sharma has been rested for the series against Sri Lanka.
Series on the line as India take on Australia in final ODI.
The 35-year-old was considered by many as the most lethal swing and seam bowler to emerge from India after Kapil Dev.
The Canadian teenager had been the top seed for the Jan. 6-12 tournament.
Brazil's Diego Matos was given a life ban from professional tennis and fined USD125,000 after being found guilty of match-fixing on Monday.
Dozens of vast blazes, which continue to burn across eastern Australia, have killed 25 people.
The five-times Grand Slam champion has dropped to 133rd in the world after a season in which injuries restricted her to eight tournaments.
David Moyes has signed an 18-month deal and begins work immediately ahead of the New Year's Day fixture with AFC Bournemouth.
Obafemi broke the deadlock with his first goal of the season, bursting inside from the right and curling into the top corner.
Victory means Liverpool have become only the third team to go unbeaten in 50 consecutive home games in the English top flight.
After a 2-0 loss at Watford last weekend, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had demanded a response from his players.
Third placed Manchester City trail runaway leaders Liverpool by 14 points and, Jurgen Klopp's red-hot team have a game in hand.
She also said that before comparing India to badminton giants like China and Japan, the nation must improve the quality of doubles' players.
Organizers on Wednesday said there were 23 million tickets requested in the latest lottery for Japan residents only.
Koneru Humpy on a high after mother of all wins.
Srikanth prevailed 21-12 21-11 in his 36-minute opening round clash, while Kashyap got a walkover from Frenchman Lucas Corvee.