The members of India’s 2011 World Cup-winning workforce remembered the wonderful second when the facet sealed its second title 10 years in the past. April 2, 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of India’s victory within the match.
MS Dhoni, the Indian captain within the 2011 version, hit the profitable runs as he slammed a six over long-on towards Sri Lanka’s Nuwan Kulasekara, steering India to a second World Cup title.
India’s batting nice Sachin Tendulkar took to his official Twitter account to recollect the day. Tendulkar had not too long ago examined constructive for COVID-19 and knowledgeable in the identical tweet that he has been hospitalised as a precautionary measure.
“Thanks to your needs and prayers. As a matter of considerable precaution below medical recommendation, I’ve been hospitalised. I hope to be again dwelling in just a few days. Take care and keep secure everybody. Wishing all Indians & my teammates on the 10th anniversary of our World Cup win,” he wrote.
Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag, who made an electrifying begin to India’s 2011 World Cup marketing campaign with a 175-run innings within the facet’s first match towards Bangladesh, wrote, “April 2: 10 years in the past, the second of a lifetime. #TeamIndia.”
Yuvraj Singh, who was adjudged the Man of the Match for his terrific all-round efficiency (362 runs; 15 wickets), wrote “April 2, 2011 – a day when historical past was created! We wished to win the WC for India & for the grasp @sachin_rt who carried the nation’s expectations over a long time! Indebted to have the ability to signify India & carry glory to our nation.”
Former all-rounder Yusuf Pathan, who introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket earlier this yr, wrote, “It has been 10 years however there are various recollections 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!”
Former Indian pacer Munaf Patel wrote, “On at the present time 2011 dream grew to become true.”
Solely 5 members of the squad which represented India within the 2011 World Cup are nonetheless lively within the recreation. Of these, two – Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin proceed to be part of the Indian workforce.
The opposite three — Harbhajan Singh, Piyush Chawla and Sreesanth play in home cricket.