Arshdeep Singh will return to bolster the team's resources in the slog overs, making an effective combination alongside Jasprit Bumrah.
One of the heroes of the 2007 T20 World Cup winning national team, he scored 934 and 249 runs in ODIs and T20Is respectively. He has 9,446 first class and 6,534 List A runs under his belt.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah along with the national selection committee discussed the underwhelming performance of the national team during the Asia Cup..
The highlight of his tenure to date was a home Test series win over India in January.
The two players who missed out on World Cup berth were pacer Avesh Khan and leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi, who was pipped by senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.
Head coach McDonald said the support staff were more focused on Australia's T20 World Cup defence on home soil than deciding on Finch's successor.
Onmanorama picks the players who are likely to board the flight to Australia, provided they are fit.
Hayden, 50, worked with the Babar Azam-led team as batting consultant when it reached the semifinals of last year's T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
Rassie van der Dussen has been ruled out after requiring surgery to fix a fracture of his left index finger.
In closely fought matches, captains who bring in out-of-the box ideas are more likely to throw their opponents off balance.