India has proved they are the CHAMPIONS - April 2, 2011
In the finals ICC World Cup 2011 India went against its neighbour country Srilanka. Sirlanka won the toss and elected to bat. Their batsmen gave a slow and steady start and finally fixed a score of 275 for India to win the game. Despite of inital dismiss of India's fame top batsman, Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli built up a partnership that brought India out of unsteady condition. After Kohli, skipper MS Dhoni prove that he is the captain. Gambhir was not so lucky to hit century in the world cup finals. He was out for 97 runs. Later came Yuvraj and joined hands with Dhoni to lead India to a historical win of the World Cup 2011.
It was fantastic when Dhoni finished off with a confident sixer.
Finally, India won Srilanka by 6 wickets in Mumbai.
Its the second time Team India winning the cup, since 28 year when Kapil Dev's team held the cup on 1983
Dhoni gave a surprising innings of 91 facing 79 balls which includes 8x4, 2x6 and declared Man of the match.
Yuvraj was awarded Man of the Tournament.
Team India gets credit of chasing the Highest score ever in World cup finals.
BCCI annouce 1 crore for each member of the team.