India received the 2011 Cricket World Cup by defeating Sri Lanka in Mumbai.© Twitter
On April 2, 2022completes its eleventh anniversary of lifting the ODI Males’s Cricket World Cup for the second time of their cricketing historical past below the inspirational management of MS Dhoni. India had defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets within the last on the Wankhede Stadium to ship the complete nation right into a frenzy. Remembering the event, the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) additionally shared a publish which featured the complete profitable contingent from the World Cup holding the trophy. The caption of the publish learn: “Etched in our recollections FOREVER !#OnThisDay in 2011, #TeamIndia received the ODI World Cup for the second time.”
Etched in our recollections FOREVER!
— BCCI (@BCCI) April 2, 2022
The win within the last was achieved in the back of excellent performances from a number of Indian stars like Gautam Gambhir, Dhoni, Zaheer Khan and others.
Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan additionally tweeted on the event:
It wasn’t only a world cup victory, it was the dream of a billion Indians being fulfilled Proud to be part of this staff that needed to win the cup for the nation & for @sachin_rt Nothing can match the delight of carrying the tricolour & bringing glory to the nation
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) April 2, 2022
2nd of April- a day when billions jumped in pleasure! The day when India lifted the An evening that I’ve lived over and over! @sachin_rt @GautamGambhir @virendersehwag @imVkohli @YUVSTRONG12 @msdhoni @ImRaina @iamyusufpathan @ImZaheer @munafpa99881129
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 2, 2022
Whereas Gambhir gave the much-needed stability to the innings after the early wickets of Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar, Dhoni backed himself within the middle-order to complete the sport in fashion with an unbeaten knock of 91 runs.
Gambhir was additionally unfortunate to overlook out on what would have been a terrific hundred in a World Cup last. He was dismissed for 97 runs. The one hundred of the match was scored by Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene.
The win gave India their second World Cup trophy, after Kapil Dev-captained India had received the 1983 Cup by defeating the West Indies on the Lord’s.
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