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Virat Kohli recalls Sachin Tendulkar's advice during 2011 World Cup final

India under the captaincy of MS Dhoni won the 2011 World Cup at the Wankhede Stadium on April 2, 2011, to lift the trophy for the first time after 28 years. Virat Kohli who batted at number 4 in the final recalled what Sachin Tendulkar told him when he was walking out to bat in the game.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Watching India winning the 2011 World Cup changed things for me, says KL Rahul

Expressing his ambition to win the World Cup for India, KL Rahul has revealed that watching MS Dhoni's India win the 2011 World Cup at home was a major inspiration. Rahul said that watching the historic moment motivated him to aim to win the World Cup and create history for the country.
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newscricketa year ago

Virat Kohli’s consistency became even better after he became the captain, admits Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh has admitted that even the burden of captaincy, which bogs down people didn’t affect Virat Kohli, who he hailed as becoming even more consistent under pressure. Looking back, Yuvraj also insisted that Kohli was one of the hardest workers with a high discipline in the training sessions.
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newscricketa year ago

Ireland pacer Boyd Rankin calls it a day from international and inter-pro cricket

Having played the game almost for the past 18 years, Ireland’s lanky pacer Boyd Rankin has called it a day from international cricket, having last played in 2020 against Afghanistan. During his career for Ireland, he picked up 229 wickets at 23.39, finishing as the eighth-highest wicket-taker.
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newscricket2 years ago

Sachin Tendulkar confirms he has been hospitalized following Covid diagnosis

Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar, who tested positive for Covid-19 last week, has confirmed that, as a precautionary measure, he has been hospitalized until he recovers completely. Sachin was one of four ‘India Legends’ players from the Road Safety tournament to test positive for the virus.
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newscricket2 years ago

Virat Kohli wins Sir Garfield Sobers Award for best ICC Male Cricketer of the decade

After bagging the ODI cricketer of the decade, Virat Kohli was awarded Sir Garfield Sobers Award for being the best ICC Male Cricketer of the decade. Kohli recalled 2011 World Cup win, 2013 Champions Trophy and 2018 Australia series win as the three biggest moments he would hold dear.
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newscricket2 years ago

It was inspiring how Dhoni saw his team through in 2011 WC final, states Jos Buttler 

MS Dhoni is one of the greatest ODI wicket keepers the game has seen and English star Jos Buttler stated how he was left inspired by Dhoni's match-winning 2011 World Cup final knock. Not for the first time has Buttler revealed his liking for MS with him amongst the Indian superstar's biggest fans.
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newscricket2 years ago

85 against Pakistan in 2011 WC semis one of Sachin’s scratchiest knocks, feels Ashish Nehra

A member of India’s World Cup-winning side in 2011, Ashish Nehra has labelled Sachin’s 85 in the semis against Pakistan as one of his ‘scratchiest’ knocks and has stated that the Little Master, on that day, was extremely lucky. Nehra further recalled the historic clash between the arch-rivals.
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newscricket2 years ago

Had no reason or evidence to doubt integrity of 2011 WC final, states Alex Marshall

Alex Marshall, ICC's Anti Corruption Unit General Manager, has stated that the ICC ACU had no reason whatsoever to doubt the integrity of the 2011 World Cup Final. On Friday, Sri Lankan police called off the probe into the said game, which began on the back of Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s allegations.
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newscricket2 years ago

Sangakkara, Jayawardene summoned to appear for 2011 WC match-fixing investigations

Sri Lankan Government’s special inquiry committee have summoned Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Aravinda de Silva and Upul Tharanga for the 2011 WC match-fixing investigations which happened on Wednesday. Earlier, Mahindananda Aluthgamage had alleged that the final was fixed.
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