Sreejith has been authorised to convene the selection committee meeting to pick the South Zone team for the upcoming Duleep Trophy.
Apart from Azhar, Brother Joseph played a mentor to former Indian cricketers Venkatapathy Raju and Arshad Ayub as well.
Azhar shared his insight and expertise as well as anecdotes with the young cricketers.
Azhar also hoped that all-rounder Hardik Pandya, after leading Gujarat Titans to the IPL 2022 title, shows consistency for longer periods.
Kohli has been playing the game almost nonstop, at the highest level, for almost a decade and it is time he gave his body some rest and allowed his mind to relax.
This was also Pujara's 15th double hundred in his first-class career.
The 51-year-old David, who played four ODIs for India, has been suffering from kidney ailment for the last few years and underwent a surgery last Wednesday.
Azhar pointed out that the absence of Rohit from the Test series and Kohli's break from the ODI series will lead to unnecessary speculation about rift in the squad.
Azhar could make only two before he was trapped in front of the wicket by Shah at the Eden Gardens.
The Tim Paine episode should serve as an eye-opener not only to current cricketers but also to aspiring ones as acts of indiscretion committed even in early life can come back to hound one at a later date.