10 Years ago A Billion Dreams India’s heroes mark anniversary of 2011 World Cup Final win – CRICRP

10 Years ago A Billion Dreams India’s heroes mark anniversary of 2011 World Cup win – CRICRP




Celebrating the 10th anniversary of India’s historic second ICC World Cup victory, former and active cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh took to social media on Friday.

On April 2, 2011, India had beaten Sri Lanka in the summit conflict to elevate the World Cup trophy after a gap of 28 years. The MS Dhoni-led unit became the primary team to win the world occasion on home soil.

2011 World Cup Final

Chasing a stiff goal of 275, India have been placed on their backfoot early on as each the openers — Virender Sehwag and Tendulkar — have been despatched again to the pavilion within the opening powerplay. However essential knocks from Gautam Gambhir (97) and MS Dhoni (91*) got the hosts over the road with ten balls to spare.

Tendulkar, who has been hospitalised after returning a positive COVID-19 take a look at, additionally took to social media to want the fans on the tenth anniversary of the historic win.

“April 2, 2011 – a day when historical past was created!” wrote Yuvraj on Twitter.

Different World Cup-winning heroes like Gambhir and Sehwag additionally shared their emotions.

India are yet to win a World Cup since that day. The 2013 Champions Trophy is India’s only ICC trophy after the 2011 World Cup triumph.


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