The position had been an Achilles' heel for the team going into the tournament with a number of players trying and failing to stake a permanent claim on it.
Known to be a livewire between the wickets, Dhoni played for India the last time during the 2019 World Cup semi-final that the Men in Blue lost to New Zealand and bowed out of the competition.
Yuvraj played last for India in 2017 against West Indies. In that calendar year, he made a comeback on to the international arena and scored 372 runs in 11 ODIs, including a 150 against England in Cut
The 29-year-old Ben Stokes was adjudged the Man of the Match for his unbeaten 84, plus eight runs in the Super Over.
Former Australia cricketer-turned-coach Tom Moody believes India "sabotaged" their 2019 World Cup campaign in England by creating uncertainties within the team.
This was the last match in which Dhoni donned Indian jersey as he has not played any international game for the country since then.
India maintain an envious record 7-0 against Pakistan in World Cups and has allowed the Indian fans to earn the bragging rights whenever both the teams have met in the mega event.
Stokes said that Dhoni's intent was questionable as he did not go for big shots when India still had a chance to win the match.
Never said India lost deliberately to England in 2019 World Cup: Ben Stokes on claims by ex-Pak cricketer
Former Pakistan bowler Sikander Bakht recently claimed on Twitter that Stokes, in his book, has said that India lost intentionally to England to remove Pakistan from the World Cup.
In the 2019 World Cup final, England defeated New Zealand on the basis of the boundary-countback rule as both normal 50-over action and super over ended as a tie.
The 33-year-old all-rounder had a hugely successful World Cup in England last year, scoring 606 runs in eight matches at an average of 86.57, which included two centuries and five fifties.
A senior ICC official said that this was a little effort on the part of the international body to counter the nemesis of black marketing of match tickets.
Speaking to IANS, a senior BCCI official said that the selectors must also take responsibility when a team loses a tournament if they deserve a monetary reward when the team does well.
Rashid stated that Morgan knows his game inside out and has been with him through 'good and not so good times'.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli also lent support to his IPL teammate saying de Villiers is the 'most honest and committed man he knows'.