Mohammed Siraj On ‘Gautam Gambhir And Virat Kohli’ Factor Behind India’s 2011 World Cup Win. Video

Apr2,2024



India's talismanic batsman Virat Kohli talked about his memories of the 2011 ODI World Cup and said it will always be an 'experience' that he will never forget. On this day in 2011, the Indian cricket team won the ICC Cricket WC 2011, bringing the cup home after 28 years since the team's unexpected and historic win in 1983. This is the most iconic moment of Indian cricket in the 21st century. In the final match of ODI World Cup 2011, Kohli scored 35 runs in 49 balls at a strike rate of 71.43. He made an important partnership of 83 runs for the third wicket with Gautam Gambhir.

In a video shared on the official social media handle of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Kohli said that it will be a special thing for him as he has won the prestigious tournament in front of the home fans.

The former Indian captain said that when the song 'Vande Mataram' was played in the stadium, the World Cup winning team got goosebumps. Kohli also said that this will always be his 'main memory' from the tournament.

“The fact that we played at the Wankhede and we won will always be a special thing, winning in front of your home fans is an experience I will never forget and that night, songs like Vande Mataram were played,” Kohli said. , the goosebumps we all got will always remain a prime memory for me.

On the other hand, India fast bowler Mohammed Siraj praised Kohli and Gambhir's partnership for the third wicket and said that it was very important for the team.

Siraj said, “In the beginning we lost wickets quickly. After that the partnership between Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir was very important. I liked Gauti Bhai's innings very much. And Mahi Bhai's six in the end.”

Sharing the video, RCB wrote on Twitter: “It's been exactly 13 years since India won the World Cup at the Wankhede! We asked our players about their favorite memories from that night.”

Summing up the final match against Sri Lanka, Gambhir (97) and MS Dhoni (91*) were the main architects of India's victory as they chased down the target of 275 runs set by Kumar Sangakkara for the 'Men in Blue. ' Had helped.

Dhoni was named 'Player of the Match' when he swung his bat to deliver the decisive blow, smashing a powerful six into the stands, helping India win the match by six wickets.

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