Colombo:  Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday conceded that his side did not click as a team in all departments of the game and that led to the their early ouster from the World Twenty20.

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India out of WT20 despite defeating SA

India beat South Africa by one run in their last Super Eights match here but that was not enough for them to make it to the semifinals. They needed to beat South Africa by 31 runs for a berth in the knock-out stage which they could not do.

Dhoni, however, said that he was satisfied with the overall performance of his side.

"We failed to click as a team. Our batting and bowling and also fielding were patchy, brilliant at different times. But all the three departments of the game did not click together at a particular match. But overall I'm quite happy with how the team performed," Dhoni said after India's victory over South Africa.

"If you take the Australia game out where the rain intervened, we performed brilliantly and can't have control over how other teams performed and how they impacted on our team," he said.

"There were instances where we should have had 10-15 runs more on the board. We lost too many wickets early," he added.      
Dhoni said that his top-order batsmen failed often in the tournament and that was one of the reasons why the team could not post or chase big totals.

"We are team which capitalised on good starts. Often we are two or three down in the first 10 overs in this tournament. Because of that we could not capitalise after 15 overs and we ended up 10 to 15 runs less. We have some big hitters who can score 10 to 15 runs more than other teams at the end overs. But that did not happen," he lamented.


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