Who said Dhoni finishes off in style?

“Dhoni finishes off in style. A magnificent strike into the crowd! India lift the World Cup after 28 years!” screamed Ravi Shastri on air.

Why did Dhoni came ahead of Yuvraj?

The decision turned out to be one of the most important aspects of India’s win in the final, with Dhoni hitting the winning runs and ending the match unbeaten on 91 and Sri Lankan spin great Muttiah Muralitharan said that he thinks his doosra may have been the reason why the then-Indian captain promoted himself ahead …

Who is the man of the match in 2011 World Cup final?

MS Dhoni
Dhoni was declared the “man of the match” for scoring 91 runs, while his compatriot Yuvraj Singh was awarded the “man of the tournament”….2011 Cricket World Cup Final.

Event 2011 Cricket World Cup
Venue Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India
Player of the match MS Dhoni

When did India won the World Cup by MS Dhoni?

On this day in 2007: MS Dhoni-led India won inaugural T20 World Cup.

Who took the winning catch in the WC T20 2007?

Misbah-ul-Haq remained strong at the other end with support from the tail-enders, and reached within thirteen runs of the target; however, he lost his wicket, with the gamble of going over short-fine leg ending in a Sreesanth catch. This resulted in India winning by five runs.

Are Dhoni and Yuvraj friends?

After the legends of Indian cricket slowly retired, Yuvraj Singh had close relations with the next captains of the Indian team, MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli. He even made a stunning comeback after recovering from cancer and played the T20 World Cup in 2014.

How many times MS Dhoni won World Cup?

Having won the triple ICC limited-overs tournament as captain (inaugural 2007 ICC World Twenty20, 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and 2013 ICC Champions Trophy) and brought the Indian cricket team to number one position in ICC test rankings in 2009, Dhoni is often considered as the greatest captain of Indian cricket team.

Who won the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup?

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, Final; Sri Lanka (274-6) v India (277-4). India won by 6 wickets.

How many times has India won the Cricket World Cup?

India won the match by six wickets—its second World Cup win after the 1983 tournament —and became the third team to have won the title more than once, after Australia (1987, 1999, 2003, 2007 and later 2015) and the West Indies (1975 and 1979). Both teams had progressed through three stages to reach the final.

Which was the first time Kolkata hosted a World Cup Final?

It was the first time the city has hosted a World Cup final, and was the second final to be hosted by India, after the 1987 final held at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. The 2011 final was the first to feature two teams from the same continent, and the first time that two co-hosts contested the final.

What was the First World Cup Final to feature two countries?

The 2011 final was the first to feature two teams from the same continent, and the first time that two co-hosts contested the final. India were making their 3rd appearance in a World Cup final.