Australia would have needed 26 instead of 21 off the final over bowled by Parisdh Krishna if not for Kishan's mistake.
Ishan Kishan could open the innings in case Gill is ruled out.
The 200-run win in the decider ensured the Indians kept their proud record of not having lost an ODI series to the Caribbean side for the last 17 years.
Keralite Vishnu came on for Ishan Kishan who suffered a concussion after an accidental collision with teammate Chris Jordan during the GT innings.
Kishan suffered a freak injury as he collided with his MI teammate Jordan.
Rewarding Sarfaraz Khan with a place in the national side for the WTC final would have helped to not only motivate the player but also sent across the message that good performances in domestic cricket will be rewarded.
Rahul was ruled out of the remaining IPL season and the WTC final after he picked up an injury while fielding during a match against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Bharat, who has been groomed as Rishabh Pant's back-up for the past one year and is an India 'A' regular, has had scores of 8, 6, 23 not out, 17 and 3 in the five innings that he played in the first three Tests.
No changes are expected to the opening combination against the Black Caps but K L Rahul's unavailability due to personal reasons opens up a slot for Kishan as he is also expected to keep wickets.
Jharkhand slumped from 316/4 to 340 in quick time. The home side lost its last six wickets for just 24 runs.