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.
🇱🇰 A superb ton from Jayawardene units up the game
🇮🇳 India stumble before Gambhir steps up
🙌 MS Dhoni finishes things off in model
The @cricketworldcup 2011 Final was an absolute basic.
Watch the highlights 🎥 #CWC11Rewind
— ICC (@ICC) April 2, 2021
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.
Thanks on your needs and prayers. As a matter of ample precaution underneath medical recommendation, I’ve been hospitalised. I hope to be again dwelling in a number of days. Take care and keep protected everybody.
Wishing all Indians & my teammates on the 10th anniversary of our World Cup 🇮🇳 win.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 2, 2021
“April 2, 2011 – a day when historical past was created!” wrote Yuvraj on Twitter.
April 2, 2011 – a day when historical past was created! We needed to win the WC for India & for the grasp @sachin_rt who carried the nation’s expectations over a long time!
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) April 2, 2021
Different World Cup-winning heroes like Gambhir and Sehwag additionally shared their emotions.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) April 2, 2021
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) April 2, 2021
🇮🇳🏆 2nd April 2011 after we all indians grew to become the world champions..thanks on your love and assist,prayers can’t consider it’s already 10 yrs @sachin_rt @GautamGambhir @virendersehwag @imVkohli @YUVSTRONG12 @msdhoni @ImRaina @iamyusufpathan @ImZaheer @munafpa99881129 pic.twitter.com/ftOWWGyHUX
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 2, 2021
#10years of successful the World Cup, fulfilling the dream of each Indian all over the world. It’s such a nostalgic feeling the place I can relive every second of lifting the trophy & making our nation proud. It is going to be cherished ceaselessly. #Worldcup2011 #IndianCricketTeam @BCCI 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/IFOttlXbUr
It’s been 10 years however there are various reminiscences nonetheless afresh. 2011 World Cup win – The golden second which at all times will keep near my coronary heart. What an evening it was for one billion Indian followers! pic.twitter.com/UCi25KVbti
— Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) April 2, 2021
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.