Pathan felt that there was a lack of planning and that Ashwin should have been given more chances.
Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad was included in the 15-member squad for the first two matches against Australia, while middle-order batter Tilak Varma who made his ODI debut in the recent Asia Cup was retained.
Dhoni was a leader who placed the interests of the side above everything else, including his relations with individual players.
Yusuf smashed five sixes and nine boundaries in a 40-ball 80, while skipper Mohammad Kaif anchored their tricky 176-run chase with an unbeaten 42 to script the win with five balls to spare.
Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir too supported Pathan's observation.
Indian pacer Shikha Pandey produced a sensational delivery in the recent T20I series against the Australian women.
The batting maestro was admitted to hospital last week after testing positive for coronavirus.
India Legends beat Sri Lanka Legends by 14 runs in the final of the Road Safety World Series 2021.
NGO Aseem Foundation partnered with the Indian Army which was held with an aim to promote women's cricket and re-energising the sports activities in Jammu & Kashmir, stagnant for almost six months due to the COVID-forced lockdown.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India does not allow active Indian players to take part in overseas T20 leagues but Pathan is believed to have been cleared as he has already retired.