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The World Cup 2011 in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

The World Cup 2011 in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

2011 Cricket World Cup History

In the previous article, we have briefly described the World Cup 2007, now this article on world Cup 2011 all information related to this tournament is mention below.

India won this World Cup

10th World Cup
Total Teams: 14
new teams: Canada, Ireland, Kenya and Netherlands

Read About: The 1996 World Cup in India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka


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Firstly, the 4 sub-continent teams were due to host the contest, but the terror hit on the Sri Lanka team bus 2009 in Lahore, and the failing security circumstances, Pakistan being crashed as a co-host. Then the matches were then mutual shared among India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka.
The ICC got its lessons from the previous 2007 World Cup and reverted to the set-up which was used in the 1996 World Cup, where the knockout phase started with quarterfinals. In 2007, squads were divided into four groups of four teams in each group but the trial failed when Pakistan and India went out in the initial round, significantly robbing the competition of viable and observer interest. The newest format, although, offered the teams more probabilities of recuperating from a deprived start. Teams were divided into 2 groups of seven each, each team playing the further in the group one time. The peak 4 from each group would succeed for the quarter-finals.

Read About: The 1999 World Cup in England


It was the foremost World Cup to used the DRS, and also Super Over for making a decision tied matches.

The Quarter-Finals

Dissimilarly in 2007, when the 2nd round attributes two improbable applicants in Ireland and Bangladesh and, nothing of the lower positioned teams made it throughout in this version. Pakistan, Australia, Sri Lanka and New Zealand succeeded from Group A whereas England, South Africa, India, and West Indies ended it from the next group. India knocked out defensive champions Australia in look for of their 4th consecutive label while Pakistan banged West Indies by ten wickets after packed them out for 112. Whereas South Africa was gladly positioned to beat New Zealand but throttled, not for the initial time in an ICC world cup and their batting distorted to Jacob Oram in a spiteful quarter-final. Sri Lanka mallets England by ten wickets in frontage of home fans at home ground.

Read About: The 2003 World Cup in South Africa

The Semis

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In the foremost semi-final in Colombo, Sri Lanka limited New Zealand to just 217 runs and conquered jitters towards the finish to succeed by five wickets. In the 2nd semi-final, the managers got what they had expected for as India vs. Pakistan fight in a knockout. Sachin Tendulkar was plunged as many as five times on his mode to 85, and then India made an aggressive 260 in Mohali, with Wahab Riaz got five-wicket lug. The pursued was tantalizing but Pakistan unsuccessful to immerse up the pressure as the match wore on and misplaced normal wickets. Misbah-ul-Haq, trapped in two minds whether to show aggression or play secure, was left with also much to do in the finish, as Pakistan surrendered to their 5th repeated trounce against India in World Cup matches.

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Read About: The 2007 World Cup in West Indies

The Final

India was in their 3rd World Cup final and their 1st at home. Sri Lanka made it to their 2nd uninterrupted final, but the supporter crowd was forever departing to test them. Mahela Jayawardene trounced that pressure to score a lyrical century, leading Sri Lanka to 274 runs and partying India to pull off the maximum chase in the World Cup final. There was a silence when India was missing Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar early, but Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir re-energized hopes with a set of 83. Then it’s turned to come the captain’s batting. MS Dhoni decided to endorse himself in front of the inform Yuvraj Singh, with India requiring 160 runs from 28 overs. Gambhir fell for 97, but India still had the upper hand with Dhoni steadying the nerves at the other end. Yuvraj Singh fixed Dhoni, and the couple rushed all hope for the guests with a spell of boundaries. Dhoni’s charming six over long on, followed by a modish bat wind that rested below his arm ditch, turned out to be the world cup’s snapshot as team India won the World Cup after 28 years.

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