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Dhoni unimpressed despite win
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni asked for massive improvements from his players after another woeful performance in the field.
He has asked for improvement despite India's six-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the triangular series in Dhaka.
Dhoni hundred sees India home
Bangladesh, who made the surprising decision to bat first despite dew, amassed 296 for six, their highest ever total in a one-day international against a Test playing nation.
But Dhoni hit an unbeaten 101 and was well supported by Virat Kohli (91) and Suresh Raina (51 not out) as he guided India to victory with 15 deliveries to spare.
India were ragged in the field as catches were put down and easy runs given away through wides and no-balls.
"If we want to be the number one team in the world, you need to perform consistently well with both bat and ball," Dhoni said.
"At the moment, we are winning matches on the strength of our batting, but we need to do better with the new ball and with our bowling at the death.
"Yuvraj Singh was our best bowler today and that's something you don't want to see although it's nice that Yuvraj is contributing.
"You would want your best bowlers to deliver."
"We need to improve by at least 50%"
Dhoni indicated his players were a long way from being a decent fielding side.
"It's not just a question of lifting our game by a few notches," he said.
"I would say we need to improve by at least 50% and that's going to be tough for the players, but that's what international cricket is all about."
Dhoni said he had been under pressure at the start of his innings, but with the others batting around him, his task was made easy.
"When you bat at number five and if your team is chasing, more often than not you will be under some sort of pressure," he said.
"More often than not Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh fire at the top of the order so usually there isn't much batting for the number five.
"This was one of those games where they didn't click, but I was very well supported by Kohli and Raina and with a powerplay in hand we were never really under any pressure."
Shakib justifies decision to bat first
Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan said the decision to bat first was to avoid chasing a massive total.
"We knew there would be dew, but we also knew we could not chase 350 or more than that which India would certainly have got," he said.
"This is a very good batting track, so we had to bat first. We got runs throughout our innings which was a huge plus.
"We thought we had a chance with those early wickets, but then they built good partnerships and took the game away from us.
"Overall, I'm pleased with the effort and hopefully we can bowl better in the next games."
 
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