Aiden Markram has been named Malan's replacement in the Punjab Kings squad.
Rahul wasn't happy with the decision, pointing towards the back pad and shaking his head while walking back to the pavilion.
India were 43 for no loss in their second innings at stumps, still 56 behind.
"My phone is on and if he does want to give me a call or a message, he should feel free.," said the England ODI opener.
Bairstow bludgeoned a brilliant unbeaten 86 from 48 balls as the tourists chased down 180 to beat South Africa by five wickets with four balls to spare on a slow wicket.
Jonny Bairstow's quick-fire 82 in half as many deliveries proved enough to help England beat Ireland by four wickets in the second ODI.
Back-to-back defeats by Sri Lanka and Australia had jeopardised England's semifinal prospects, but Morgan's men bounced back in style, ending India's unbeaten run in Birmingham and then crushing New Zealand to storm into the last four.
The victory also helped the hosts keep alive their hopes of advancing to the semifinals.
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Almost all teams will be banking on their openers to give them a brisk start to lay the foundation for huge scores in showpiece event.