Highlights World Cup cricket 2011 final between India and Sri Lanka


After 28 years India won the World Cup cricket trophy. In final of World Cup cricket 2011, India beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets.

India won the World Cup cricket 2011. Team India beat Sri Lanka in the final. Dhoni played the captions knock in this final match and the winning stroke came from his bat in the form of a big six. Before that Gautam Gambhir played a fantastic innings. He scored 97 runs.

Sachin's dream of winning World Cup cricket is fulfilled by his team mates. Most probably this was the last World cup cricket match of Sachin Tendulkar.

Highlights of World Cup Cricket 2011 final



A special coin was used for toss which will be auctioned afterwards. First toss was cancelled as the call could not be heard due to noise. Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat.

Sri Lankan innings in World Cup cricket 2011 final



Fall of 1st wicket of Sri Lanka: Tharanga out with individual score 2 in 20 balls. Zaheer Khan took the wicket in 6.1 over of Sri Lankan innings. Total score of Sri Lanka at that time was 17 for 1.

First 50 runs of Sri Lankan innings came in 12.5 over.

Fall of 2nd wicket of Sri Lanka: Dilsan out in 16.3 over of the innings. Total score of Sri Lanka at that time 60 for 2.

100 run of Sri Lankan innings in 24 over of the innings.
Fall of 3rd wicket of Sri Lanka: Caption Kumar Sangakara out with individual score 48.

Fall of 4rth wicket of Sri Lanka: Samarweera out with individual score 21. Sri Lanka 179 for 4 wickets in 38.1 over.

Fall of 5th wicket of Sri Lanka: Kapugedera out with individual score 1. Sri Lanka 182 for 5 wickets in 39.5 over.

200 run of Sri Lankan innings in 43.3 over.

Hundred run of Jayawardena in 47.5 over of the Sri Lankan innings.

Fall of 6th wicket of Sri Lanka: Kulasekara out with individual score 32. Sri Lanka 248 for 6 wickets in 48 over.

250 run of Sri Lankan innings in 48.3 over.

In Last 5 over of Sri Lankan innings, Sri Lankan batsman dominated Indian bowling. At the end of 50th over, Sri Lanka scored 274 runs at the fall out 6 wickets. Jayawardena remained not out on 103 run.

Indian innings in World Cup cricket 2011 final



Fall of 1st wicket of India: Shewag out in the very first ball of the innings. India 0 for 1 wicket.

Fall of 2nd wicket of India: Sachin out with individual score 18 in 5.1 over of Indian innings. Indian score 31 run for 2 wickets. Both the wickets of Shewag and Sachin were captured by Malinga.

50 run in Indian innings at 11th over.

100 run in Indian innings at 19.3 over.

Fall of 3rd wicket of India: Virat Kohli out with individual score 34 in 21.4 over of Indian innings.

Fall of 4rth wicket of India: Gautam Gambhir out with individual score 97 in 41.2 over of Indian innings. At that time India was 223 for 4 wickets.

In 5th wicket partnership, Dhoni and Yuvraj scored the required run to win the World Cup Cricket 2011 trophy with 10 balls remaining. Dhoni remained not out on 91 and Yuvraj not out on 21.


India team in World Cup Cricket 2011 final



Dhoni (Caption)
Sachin Tendulkar
Virender Shewag
Gautam Gambhir
Virat Kohli
Yuvraj Singh
Suresh Raina
Zaheer Khan
Munaf Patel
Sreesanth
Harbhajan Singh

Sri Lankan team in World Cup Cricket 2011 final



Kumar Sangakara (Caption)
Tilakratne Dilsan
Tharanga
Jayawardena
Samaraweera
Kapugedera
Kulasekara
Thisara Perera
Suraj Randiv
Malinga
Maralitharan

Man of the match of World Cup Cricket 2011 final: MS Dhoni of India
Man of the tournament of World Cup Cricket 2011: Yuvraj Singh of India


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