"We've seen the T20 format over the years is probably the format where guys have rested a lot. And that will probably change leading into a World Cup I daresay," he said.
The spinner also took ten wickets in an innings against Pakistan in 1999 and as a result, he became only the second cricketer in history after Jim Laker to take all ten wickets in an innings.
The 37-year-old was phenomenal in India's World Cup triumph in 2011 as he became the first all-rounder to score over 300 runs and scalp 15 wickets in a single World Cup.
Fernando reaction comes in the response to Pakistan Science and Technology Minister Hussain's remarks that Sri Lankan cricket players opted out from the Pak tour after India threatened to oust them from the Indian Premier League (IPL).
KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal opened the batting for India. The team had a shattering start as they suffered three early blow. Agarwal (5), Cheteshwar Pujara (2), and skipper Virat Kohli (9) failed to add runs on the scoreboard and were departed early.
Wicket-keeper and batsman MS Dhoni has been rested as well and Rishabh Pant will be keeping the wickets. Pant was named across all three formats while Wriddhiman Saha has found a spot for the two Tests.
He retired from the 50-over format in 2012. He scored his hundredth century in his second last match. The master blaster last featured in Test against West Indies at home in November 2013, which was his 200th match
In the league match between Australia and England, the former won by 64 runs. England have never won the World Cup. While Australia claimed the title five times (1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015).
By signing up for the players draft, Pathan may become the first Indian to play in an overseas T20 league.
Watson injured his leg while diving at the non-striker’s end in the third over off Lasith Malinga, leaving the Brisbane-born with his yellow uniform stained red around the left knee.