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India's Suresh Raina plays a shot.(REUTERS)

Suresh Raina reveals his 'most memorable moment' of India's 2011 World Cup win

PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2021 08:05 AM IST
  • Raina's availability in the number 7 spot was a huge bonus for the team as he provided an attacking batting option late in the order. The southpaw played a vital role in the quarter-final and semi-final of the 2011 ICC World Cup.
Faf Du Plessis during the 2011 World Cup 3rd quarter-final against New Zealand(Getty)
Faf Du Plessis during the 2011 World Cup 3rd quarter-final against New Zealand(Getty)

'I received death threats after that, we were blown away on social media'

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2021 05:03 PM IST
Faf du Plessis revealed that he received death threats and was also criticised on social media after their exit from the World Cup.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged voters in Assam to bring back the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) alliance to power in the state for continued momentum of growth. (ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged voters in Assam to bring back the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) alliance to power in the state for continued momentum of growth. (ANI Photo)

News updates from HT: Bring NDA back to power, Modi tells voters in Assam

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2021 04:42 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
File image of Shoaib Akhtar and Harbhajan Singh.(Getty Images)
File image of Shoaib Akhtar and Harbhajan Singh.(Getty Images)

'Akhtar told me night before the match that he wants tickets for his family'

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2021 01:19 PM IST
'Akhtar told me the night before the match that he wants some tickets for his family and relatives from Pakistan. He asserted that they (Pakistan) were going to play the final in Mumbai. I replied 'If you are going to Mumbai, then where are we going?' Harbhajan said.
Gary Kirsten being lifted by the players of the Indian team. (Getty Images)
Gary Kirsten being lifted by the players of the Indian team. (Getty Images)

'Team India has grown from that day': Gary Kirsten recalls 2011 WC victory

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 11:11 PM IST
  • Kirsten, the former South Africa cricketer, was Team India's coach when the Men In Blue won the 2011 World Cup.
Gautam Gambhir was bowled for 97 charging down to Thisara Perera.(Getty Images)
Gautam Gambhir was bowled for 97 charging down to Thisara Perera.(Getty Images)

'That's exactly what happened to me': Gambhir on missing a ton in 2011 WC final

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 06:00 PM IST
  • 10 years after India won the 2011 World Cup, Gautam Gambhir looked back at the importance of his knock of 97 and the shot that led to his dismissal.
Gautam Gambhir batting in a 2011 World Cup match
Gautam Gambhir batting in a 2011 World Cup match

He spent most of his career as Sehwag’s sidekick: Upton lauds Gautam Gambhir

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2021 04:46 PM IST
  • India lost the wickets of Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar early in their run-chase and it transferred the pressure on the remaining batsmen. But Gambhir stuck around to deliver a career-defining knock of 97 to take India close to the target.
Zaheer Khan of India celebrates after taking the wicket of Kamran Akmal of Pakistan during the 2011 ICC World Cup second Semi-Final between Pakistan and India at Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium on March 30, 2011 in Mohali, India.(Getty Images)
Zaheer Khan of India celebrates after taking the wicket of Kamran Akmal of Pakistan during the 2011 ICC World Cup second Semi-Final between Pakistan and India at Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium on March 30, 2011 in Mohali, India.(Getty Images)

From Yuvraj to Steyn: Top five bowling performances from World Cup 2011

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2021 12:55 PM IST
  • The tournament saw some memorable bowling performances and here is a look back at five of them.
Yuvraj Singh celebrates with MS Dhoni after India won the 2011 ODI World Cup
Yuvraj Singh celebrates with MS Dhoni after India won the 2011 ODI World Cup

India's 2011 World Cup-winning heroes react on its 10th anniversary

PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 11:08 AM IST
  • Yuvraj Singh posted two videos on Instagram, Harbhajan Singh shared his thoughts on the same, while Virender Sehwag tweeted to express their feelings on the 10th anniversary of India's 2011 World Cup win.
Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin to Ponting: 5 legends who played their last World Cup in 2011

PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 10:15 AM IST
  • It's difficult to forget captain the victory lap with Sachin Tendulkar on the shoulders of Indian players. It was a tribute to the Sachin as it was the last World Cup of his career. But he wasn’t the only great of the game who entered the competition with a dream of lifting the trophy.
India's 2011 World Cup-winning squad(Twitter)
India's 2011 World Cup-winning squad(Twitter)

10 yrs later, What are India's 2011 World Cup-winning 15 cricketers doing now

UPDATED ON APR 03, 2021 07:39 AM IST
  • Careers went in different directions for India’s 2011 World Cup heroes. MS Dhoni went on to enhance his reputation as a captain and as a finisher, Sachin Tendulkar retired soon after, Virat Kohli rose through the ranks to now rise to Tendulkar-like stature.
MS Dhoni of India drives during the 2011 ICC World Cup Final between India and Sri Lanka at Wankhede Stadium on April 2, 2011 in Mumbai, India.
MS Dhoni of India drives during the 2011 ICC World Cup Final between India and Sri Lanka at Wankhede Stadium on April 2, 2011 in Mumbai, India.

Dhoni to O'Brien - Top five batting performances that lit up 2011 World Cup

PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 08:52 AM IST
  • MS Dhoni, Kevin O'Brien, Gautam Gambhir, Andrew Strauss, Yuvraj Singh: Here is a look at the top five batting performances from the 2011 ODI World Cup.
Sachin Tendulkar poses with the trophy after winning the Cricket World Cup final match between Sri Lanka and India in 2011.(AP)
Sachin Tendulkar poses with the trophy after winning the Cricket World Cup final match between Sri Lanka and India in 2011.(AP)

The five architects of India's 2011 World Cup win

PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 08:09 AM IST
  • As the country celebrates a decade of India's historic win on April 2, 2011, we look at the five players - Yuvraj Singh, Sachin Tendulkar, Zaheer Khan, Gautam Gambhir, MS Dhoni - without whom it couldn't have been possible.
Gautam Gambhir batting in a 2011 World Cup match
Gautam Gambhir batting in a 2011 World Cup match

'If I got 97, I was supposed to... didn't do any favours': Gambhir on 2011 WC

UPDATED ON APR 02, 2021 01:03 PM IST
  • Gautam Gambhir, who scored 97 in the final against Sri Lanka, added that the players did not do anything extraordinary, and just did the job they were picked to do, that was, to win the World Cup for India in 2011.
On April 2, 2011 India won the 2011 ODI World Cup by beating Sri Lanka in the final.(Getty Images)
On April 2, 2011 India won the 2011 ODI World Cup by beating Sri Lanka in the final.(Getty Images)

10 yrs of ecstasy: How a billion dreams came true on April 2, 2011 in 9 steps

UPDATED ON APR 02, 2021 07:14 AM IST
  • On this day (April 2, 2011), 10 years ago, India won the ODI World Cup after 28 years by Sri Lanka in the final at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Let's take you through the journey of all of India's 9 matches and re-live how Men in Blue's campaign culminated with that historic night.
Sourav Ganguly during a training session in 2008.(Getty Images)
Sourav Ganguly during a training session in 2008.(Getty Images)

‘It will remain in Indian cricket history forever,’ Sourav Ganguly recalls his biggest day

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 04:08 PM IST
Ganguly, under whom India reached the final of the World Cup in 2003 but finished runner-up, said he was happy to see the team going the distance eight years later.
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