Monday, April 4, 2011

Winning Moments of India in World Cup 2011 - Pictures


India became the World champions in ODI cricket after beating Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on 2nd April, 2011. India had won cricket’s World Cup for the second time after the 1983 triump by Kapil Dev's Indian team in West Indies.

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored an unbeaten 91, sharing a 109-run stand with Gautam Gambhir (97) and finishing with a giant six. He was assisted at the other end by Yuvraj Singh, the Man of the tournament award winner...
Cricinfo site link to the World cup 2011 finals scorecard here....

Sachin Tendulkar won his first world cup after trying it six times.... and its a special one for Sachin and every Indian fan of his...

Here are some of the final winning moments of India... captured in pictures... which would be etched in many of our memories for years n years, till the next one :)

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hitting the winning six as rival Sri Lankan captain and wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara watches


Dhoni launches a trademark helicopter style six as Yuvraj celebrates India's world cup triumph


Yuvraj Singh lets out a winning roar after umpire signals the six runs that led to India's world cup victory... 


Yuvraj Singh roars in delight as Dhoni completes the winning runs with his trademark six


Indian captain Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh embrace and celebrate India's world cup victory, watched by Sri Lankan captain Sangakkara...

Man of the match Dhoni and Man of the tournament Yuvraj Singh embrace each other in delight after winning the World Cup for India


Sachin Tendulkar ran into the ground and hugged Dhoni after the winning six

Indian captain Dhoni being hugged, lifted and spolit in delight by Bhaji and Raina....


On the other end, an (rare) "emotional" Yuvraj Singh was being hugged and consoled by Suresh Raina after India's World Cup victory


Yuvraj Singh is emotional and in tears watched by Virat Kohli after India beat Sri Lanka in the World cup finals in Mumbai to become the World Champions

Photos courtesy:  Various internet sources...

These are now unforgettable images for any Indian fan and is a proud moment for all the Indians out there! :)

"India - The Number 1 in Tests and India - The World Champions in ODI cricket"


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2 comments:

Play angry Birds said...

Nice achievement of indian cricket team...

Don Grierson said...

Great Victory of indian cricket ..

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