Before the ODI in Mumbai, MS Dhoni remembered that historic match of the World Cup 2011. The manner in which Dhoni made sixes was really appreciated. In the captaincy of Dhoni, Team India won the T-20 World Cup and won the 2011 World Cup. Dhoni told that he can win for India in any situation. Let’s see that memorable six of Dhoni. Earlier, batting first, Sri Lanka scored 274 runs. Mahela Jayawardene played a brilliant 103 runs innings not out. Captain Kumara Sangakkara scored 48 runs. Zaheer and Yuvraj Singh took 2-2 wickets, Sreesanth took 1 wicket. The start of India 275 runs was not something special.
Two wickets were taken as Sehwag and Sachin were out. But Gautam Gambhir scored 97 runs. After which Dhoni did a fantastic job of 91 runs and finished the match in the last over. With 10 balls to spare, Team India became the champion and at the same time he also completed the dream of Sachin (team India again champion). After winning, Indian fans celebrated a lot. It seemed as if Diwali is celebrated again.
You may also like to see: Sachin Tendulkar Has Donated 6 years of MP Salary to PMRF
Dhoni made this special record
With the sixes that MS Dhoni hit, he also made a unique record. It was never that someone had won the World Cup finals with a six off the last ball. By doing so Dhoni became the only player. No one has ever broken his record.
The 2011 World Cup final was played at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. Where India defeats Sri Lanka and breaks many myths. He became the first such host team, which won the World Cup. Earlier, no team won the World Cup on their soil. Team India, chasing the target, became the third team to become the champion. Earlier this was done twice in the history of the World Cup. But for the second time in the finals, Sri Lanka, India defeated 10 balls remaining by 6 wickets.
So far the team with the century in the final was winning. But this happened for the first time, when the century did not work. Mahela Jayawardene had scored 103 not out however, Sri Lanka could not win even after making 275 runs, India was initially shocked as 2 wickets fell on 31 runs only. One time Team India lost 3 wickets for 114 runs. Gautam Gambhir who was the opener on the crease when Yuvraj had join him to bat, but to everyone’s surprise, captain Dhoni had come to the crease before Yuvraj. They won match for India by playing a blazing innings, they were man of the match.
Dhoni has a wonderful partnership of 109 with Gambhir. Gautam Gambhir played a solid innings of 97 runs. Dhoni scored 91 runs in 79 balls and also finished the match in style and won the hearts of everyone by winning the Cup with a Sixer.
For the first time in 1983, the Indian team, which figured its name in the Cricket World Cup for the first time, was also struggling to reach the finals, and once again in 2003, Team World Cup was just one step away, but the defeat in the final was a shock Shocked everyone’s dream was shattered. There was a sadness in the country including the team, forgetting that defeat was difficult for everyone.
Cricket Amazing Facts: Bet, do not know this thing about Sachin Tendulkar, Lord of Cricket!