Mirpur: Yuvraj Singh's return to form was the biggest positive for the Indian team ahead of knockout stage of the ICC World Twenty20, according to skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. (Match Report | Highlight)
Yuvraj roared back to form with a 43-ball knock of 60. His stroke-filled innings set up the 73-run victory over Australia as India topped Group 2 with fourth consecutive win. (Who says I am out of form: Yuvraj Singh)
"Yuvraj getting back into form was really good. We all know what kind of a player Yuvi is. I think this format ideally suits it (getting back into form). He decided to give himself time to play himself in. In the middle overs he wasn't able to rotate but in the end overs we knew the firepower we had," said Dhoni at the the post-match presentation ceremony.
Yuvraj was struggling in the first two matches of the tournament with scores of 1 and 10 against Pakistan and West Indies respectively. Dhoni said the decision to rest Shikhar Dhawan, who hasn't been in great touch, helped the left-handed opener look back at his performances. Dhawan was replaced by Ajinkya Rahane in the playing XI.