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1983 repeated, India beat Sri Lanka to take home 2011 Cricket World Cup

Saturday April 02, 2011 11:03:29 PM, ummid.com & Agencies

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Malegaon/Mumbai: India convincingly defeated Sri Lanka in the final match played today at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai to take home the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

 

Chasing a target of 274 runs, India beat Sri Lanka with the help of superb batting performance by Guatam Gambhir and Captain Dhoni and reached the target in 48.2 overs to win the match by 6 wickets.

 

Mahendra Singh Dhoni played a captain's knock and gutsy Gautam Gambhir steered the innings after early jolts to hand India their second World Cup title after 1983, beating Sri Lanka by six wickets at the overflowing Wankhede Stadium here Saturday.

Chasing 275, Dhoni (91 not out) and Gambhir (97) shared 109 runs for the fourth wicket after India made a wobbly start, losing Virender Sehwag in the first over followed by Sachin Tendulkar in the seventh. Both the wickets were taken by fiery Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga.

India completed the chase in 48.2 overs with Dhoni smashing a six off Nuwan Kulasekara, sparking wild celebration in the stadium.

 

For his superb batting performance, Dhoni was adjudged Man of the Match.

 

Earlier, Mahela Jayawardene scored an unbeaten 103 as Sri Lanka set India a 275-run target in the World Cup final at the Wankhede Stadium here Saturday.

Jayawardene hit 13 fours in his 87-ball knock while Kumar Sangakkara made 48.

Nuwan Kulasekara chipped in with 32 and Thisara Perrera smashed 22 off nine balls towards the end. Sri Lanka ended with 274 for the loss of six wickets.

Zaheer Khan (2-60), whose first three overs were maidens, was at the receiving end of Perrera's onslaught and conceded 18 runs in the last over.

Yuvraj Singh took two wickets for 49 runs.

 

 

 

 

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