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Cricket World cup 2011 : information and results

Cricket World cup 2011 : information and results

The Cricket World Cup 2011 was the tenth edition of the tournament. It took place between 19 February to 2 April 2011. The tournament took place at three places: India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. It was the 10th World Cup to be held. Teams belonging to the Commonwealth participated in it, a total of 49 matches were to be played between February 19 and April 2.

The day of April 2011 is very memorable for India’s cricket history. On this day, India defeated Sri Lanka in the World Cup final and won the title. Team India defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the final match and won the Cricket World Cup 2011 title for the second time.

India won the World Cup under the leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni in 2011, exactly 9 years ago. India won the World Cup after 28 years by defeating Sri Lanka. In this match, Mahendra Singh Dhoni brought a smile to the face of millions of Indian cricket fans by winning the World Cup title to India by hitting a six at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. But we are going to tell you one such thing related to the World Cup, which very few cricket fans know about. Actually, in the final match of Cricket World Cup 2011, it was tossed twice. In the final match, the toss coin was tossed not once but 2 times.

On 2 April, the final match of Cricket World Cup 2011 was played between the teams of India and Sri Lanka. In this match played at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, the then Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara came for the toss. Dhoni, Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara, commentator Ravi Shastri and match referee Jeff Crowe were present during the toss.

MS Dhoni given to coin toss. Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara expressed his wish after tossing the toss. The toss coin fell on the ground. But who won the toss, it was not known. This happened because Kumar Sangakkara did not know whether he asked for heads or tales.

Confusion ensued between the two captains. Then there was some conversation between Dhoni and Sangakkara. Then match referee Jeff Crowe decided to toss again. When tossed again. The second time the coin was hoisted, Kumar Sangakkara called the head and Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat first.

When it was shown on television replays that Sangakkara had said ‘Heads’ in the first toss but MS Dhoni felt that Sangakkara had called ‘Tales’, so he thought of winning the toss and talked about batting before Shastri.

In 2011, the Indian cricket team defeated Sri Lanka in the final of the World Cup, on April 2, and won the title. The title for which the Indian cricket team was seen fighting for years was given to the Indian team under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Earlier in the year 1983, under the captaincy of Kapil Dev, the Indian team won the World Cup.

Talking about the opening batsmen of Team India at that time, Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag came to open at that time.

In the final match, where Virender Sehwag scored 0, Sachin Tendulkar was dismissed by scoring 18 runs.

In the middle order, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, along with Gautam Gambhir, introduced the current captain of the Indian team, Virat Kohli. Also, Mahendra Singh Dhoni also batted at number 6 in this match. While Gautam Gambhir had scored a brilliant 97 before being dismissed in this match, Virat Kohli also scored 35 runs while playing a good innings. The Indian team was able to win this final match due to Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Mahendra Singh Dhoni played a crucial innings of 91 runs in this match.

In the lower order, Mahendra Singh Dhoni kept fit Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh along with Yuvraj Singh. The batting of Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh did not go in this match, then the same Yuvraj Singh played a crucial innings of 21 runs from 24 balls with Dhoni.

Talking about fast bowlers, in the 2011 World Cup final, India team had three fast bowlers, including Zaheer Khan Munaf Patel and Sreesanth.

A total of 14 teams participated in the Cricket World Cup 2011, which were divided into two groups. The top four from each group made it to the quarter-finals, with eight winners being Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, South Africa, India, England and the West Indies. Of the eight classified in the quarter-finals, only 4 reached the semi-finals, which included India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and New Zealand. In the final played at the Wankhede Stadium in the Indian city of Mumbai, India faced Sri Lanka, the Indian team had won the Cricket World Cup 2011 by defeating Sri Lanka by 277/4 – 274/6 runs. With this, India had become the world champion, reaching its second world crown, a feat he had not achieved since the 1983 Cricket World Cup. The tournament winning team received $ 3 million in prize money and the final team received $ 1.5 million. The prize distribution was:

USA $ 250 thousand – Each team coming out after the quarter-finals (4 teams)

USA $ 500 thousand: Teams that rank in tournaments 3 and 4

USA $ 1.5 Million – Finalist Team

USA $ 3.25 Million – Winning Team

Cricket world cup history : details and information

 Participating countries

  New Zealand
  South Africa
  Sri Lanka
  West Indies (Caribbean Team)

Venue and Stadium


• Eden Gardens, Calcutta

• Ghor Shah Kotla, Delhi

• M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

• M. a. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

• Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali

• Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad

• Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur

• Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Sri lanka

• Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota

• Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

• R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo


• Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka

• Zahoor Ahmed Chaudhary Stadium, Chittagong

Most winning teams

Australia has become the highest world winner 5 times: The World Cup started in 1975 and has so far held a total of 11 events. Australia has become the world champion for the most 5 times on these 11 events.

Australia first won the World Cup by defeating England in 1987. The event took place in India. After this, in 1999, 2003 and 2007, he captured the title for 3 consecutive times. In 2015, Australia won the honor of beating New Zealand once again to become world champion.

India got the honor of becoming the world champion 2 times: World Cup cricket started in 1975. The cricket was then dominated by the West Indies. In the first World Cup played in 1975 by West Indies, West Indies beat Australia by 17 runs to win the first World Cup.

After this, in 1979 the West Indies beat England by 92 runs to win the title for the second time in a row. Even in 1983, the West Indies team reached the final, but here they had to face defeat from India. This was India’s first World Cup. After this, India defeated Sri Lanka to win the title of Cricket World Cup 2011.

Sri Lanka and Pakistan have also kissed the World Cup: Apart from India, 2 other Asian countries Pakistan and Sri Lanka have also become World Cup champions. Sri Lanka won the honor of defeating Australia in 1996 to become World Champion.

Although Sri Lanka knocked on the doors of the World Cup final thrice but the winner was made only once. In 2007 and 2011, he had to be content with the runners-up. Pakistan’s team won the World Cup in 1992 under the captaincy of Imran Khan.

The preparation

Pakistan had lost its antithetical position

In April 2009, the ICC announced that Pakistan had lost the right to host the Cricket World Cup 2011, due to uncertain security situation in the country and concern about dangerous incidents such as attacks. Sri Lankan team in Lahore in the same year. The parties were transferred out of Pakistan, which eventually became a co-retaliator.

Cricket, a mass event.

Cricket is a game of bat (paddle-shaped plane) and ball (somewhat smaller than baseball), in which two teams of eleven players face each other. Although the dynamics and rules of the game are not the same, cricket is similar to baseball. It is played on an elliptical grass field similar to the shape of a football field. In the center of the field is a rectangular area known as a pitch.

Cricket, which is considered and popular as England’s national sport, is a true public phenomenon among the countries of the Indian subcontinent, especially among the Commonwealth countries where the controversy of an international meeting, such as the World Cup, can become part of the country’s daily life. Of.

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