Asia Cup 2016: It is difficult to give Yuvraj Singh No. 4 slot, says Mahendra Singh Dhoni after winning sixth title
Dhoni also says that the preparations are on track for the World Twenty20.
New Delhi: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni came in at No. 4 himself on Sunday against Bangladesh and finished the game off in style to help India clinch the 2016 Asia Cup Twenty20 trophy against Bangladesh at the Shere-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.
The skipper, who came ahead of Suresh Raina and Yuvraj Singh, said that it is difficult to give Yuvi the No. 4 position.
“It is difficult to give Yuvraj Singh the No. 4 slot. He has adjusted well to his new position,” said Dhoni at the post-match presentation ceremony.
Shikhar Dhawan scored a fantastic 60 runs as Virat Kohli continued with his sublime run to help India clinch the victory. Virat's form has been the mainstay for India in the Asia Cup and the top order have contributed immensely.
The winning captain also acknowledged the fact that the top order batsmen having scored bulk of runs to help India win all their matches in the Asia Cup.
“Top order batsmen have done the bulk of the job for us in this tournament.” said Dhoni.
Dhoni also praised young bowler Jasprit Bumrah who has impressed for India in a big manner.
“Jasprit can bowl yorkers. He bowls with a different action. He has been great with old and new ball,” said the skipper.
Dhoni, who saw his side winning a third successive T20 series victory, said that they have a settled combination and that the preparations are on track for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20.
“We have a settled combination. Our preparations are on track for the World Twenty20,” added Dhoni.