Indian cricketers relive 2011 ICC World Cup victory-In pics

Apr 02, 2020, 19:36 PM IST

Yuvraj Singh remembers India's World Cup win in 2011

As India ended their 28-year-long wait of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup title this day in 2011, former Indian opener Yuvraj Singh has walked down the memory lane by sharing a picture from the match. On this day nine years ago, the Men In Blue defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets to clinch their second World Cup title at a jam-packed Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. For Sri Lanka, Mahela Jayawardene (103 not out, 88 balls, 13 fours) hit a classy ton to help his side post a challenging total of 274/6.

In reply, Gautam Gambhir (97) and Virat Kohli (35) joined hand to build a crucial partnership. After their departure, the then skipper Dhoni (91) and in-form Yuvraj smashed winning runs to help India chased down the target in 48.2 overs. 


Harbhajan Singh relives ICC World CUp 2011 win

Former Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has also recalled the memory of India winning the ICC Cricket  World Cup after a long gap of 28 years. He posted a picture of him, Virat Kohli and legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar carrying the trophy on his official Twitter handle. Along with the picture, Harbhajan wrote," World Cup winner 2011.what a great day it was for Whole India .proud moment #Grateful #shukarhaiterarabba @sachin_rt @msdhon i@imVkohli @YUVSTRONG12 @ImZaheer @GautamGambhir@virendersehwag@ImRaina@iamyusufpathan#munaf #nehraji@sreesanth36@Gary_Kirsten."   


Gautam Gambhir shares pic of MS Dhoni's helicopter shot

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir shared a picture of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's helicopter shot that was one of the shining lights of the country's World Cup win. Dhoni, who was declared Man of the Match of that final clash for his unbeaten 91-run knock, finished off in style by smashing a six and guidinng India to a six-wicket win. 


CSK recalls India's 2011 World Cup win over Sri Lanka

Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) shared a picture of Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh carrying the then skipper MS Dhoni on their shoulder after the wicketkeeper-batsman finished off in style by smashing a six and guing Team India to victory. 


Suresh Raina walks down the memory lane

Out-of-favour Suresh Raina took to his official Twitter handle and shared a picture of the entire Team India striking a pose for the camera after winning the ICC World Cup 2011 following a win against Sri Lanka. 


S.Sreesanth relives moments from 2011 World Cup final



Indian fast bowler S. Sreesanth retweeted a picture of Team India celebrating their World Cup win in 2011 and another photo of him carrying the national flag while Suresh Raina and Virat Kohli holding the trophy.

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