Pollard is one of the four West Indies players, including white-ball captain Nicholas Pooran and veteran Dwayne Bravo, to join MI Emirates for the six-team tournament beginning in January next year.
The 33-year-old left-arm paceman recently had been in discussions with national cricket officials about the increasing burden of touring overseas with a young family at home.
New Zealand have included five players who can bowl spin, including uncapped 21-year-old Rachin Ravindra
Kane Williamson's team will draw inspiration from their edge over India in global tournaments in recent years.
Sehwag, who redefined the art of opening batting in Test cricket, feels that Rohit's qualities and recent form at the top of the order certainly makes him a candidate to succeed in England this summer.
The left-arm seamer scalped four wickets to set up Mumbai Indians' 10-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings on Friday.
Boult was roped into the Mumbai Indians squad in the IPL trade window from the Delhi Capitals in the auctions held last year.
Indian head coach Ravi Shastri had thundered that his boys will play like the No. 1 team in the two-match series and he has been forced to eat his words by the Kiwis in the opening Test.
The required target of nine runs was knocked off by New Zealand without much ado for their 100th Test win.
India now trail New Zealand by 39 runs going into fourth day.