India Wins ICC Cricket World Cup 2011

India Wins ICC Cricket World Cup 2011

It was a contest befitting of a World Cup finale, and a victory that a billion countrymen would cherish and relive for the rest of their lives.

The Final: It all comes down to one good day

The Final: It all comes down to one good day

The top two teams and both favourites to clinch the crown have made it to the summit clash

India rose to the occasion, Pakistan faltered

India rose to the occasion, Pakistan faltered

It did not possess the quality of 2003 at Centurion nor were there Ajay Jadeja like pyrotechnics of 1996, but for an India Pakistan clash, there was enough ebb and flow in the game to make the match memorable for the crowds.

Semi final 2: The dream clash is here

Semi final 2: The dream clash is here

Nothing can take away the excitement of an Indo-Pak encounter. After all they are meeting for the first time in seven years in the game’s premier tournament.

Semi final 1: Sri Lanka favourites, but Kiwis can surprise

Sri Lanka were always expected to be here, but no one New Zealand gave a chance to make it to the semi finals, especially after their performance in the series against Bangladesh and India on the sub continent that took place prior to the World Cup.

The pressure got to South Africa again

The pressure got to South Africa again

What can one say about the South African cricket team. For the fifth World Cup in a row, they got felled in the knockouts when everything seemed to be going their way.

Playing Raina proved a masterstroke

Playing Raina proved a masterstroke

Not often does a team selection prove to a match winning decision. But the one to play Suresh Raina ahead of Yusuf Pathan proved to be a real masterstroke.

Gayle Should learn from viru

Gayle Should learn from viru

Both are attacking openers and are an asset for their teams, especially in the shorter formats of the game. Chris Gayle and Virender Sehwag have so much in common that it might actually be written in a book. But the difference between both of them lies in their attitude towards the game, and this is […]

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