Watch: MS Dhoni inaugurates 2011 World Cup victory memorial at Wankhede Stadium | Cricket News resportsnews

MUMBAI: Victory memorial, constructed within the stands behind the long-on boundary, on the spot the place MS Dhoni hit the 2011 World Cup-winning six Wankhede Stadium It was inaugurated by Dhoni himself on Friday.
Mumbai Cricket Affiliation Constructed a memorial to commemorate India’s second World Cup victory.
India defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets within the last on 2 April 2011.

Batting first, Sri Lanka posted 274/6 of their 50 overs. An unbeaten century from Mahela Jayawardene (103*) and knocks from skipper Kumar Sangakkara (48), Nuwan Kulasekara (32) and Thisara Perera (22*) propelled Lanka to a aggressive complete.
Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan took two wickets every and Harbhajan Singh took one wicket.
Of their run-chase, India misplaced Sehwag (0) and Tendulkar (18) early. However an 83-run partnership between Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli (35) revived India’s probabilities. Gambhir scored 97 off 122 balls and shared a 109-run partnership for the fourth wicket with captain MS Dhoni, who was dismissed for an unbeaten 91* off 79 balls.

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Dhoni and Yuvraj (21*) shared an unbeaten 54-run partnership for the fifth wicket, which secured India their first World Cup title in 28 years.
India will host subsequent ODI World Cup In October-November this yr.
Dhoni-led Chennai Tremendous Kings will tackle Mumbai Indians in an IPL match on the Wankhede Stadium immediately (April 8).


(with company inputs)

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