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India vs Srilanaka 2011 World Cup Final || India world cup winning moments

The tenth Cricket World Cup was  the  2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. The final match played  between India and Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai, on 2 April 2011. The host countries were India, Sri Lanka, and (for the first time) Bangladesh. The winner of tournament was India, defeating Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the final . India's Yuvraj Singh was declared the man of the tournament.
 The match was watched by about 42,000 spectators at the venue and about 135 million viewers on television in India. That was the second time in World Cup history that a host nation won the final and the first time to win on their home ground. That was the first time in World Cup history that two Asian teams had appeared in the final and the first time since the 1992 World Cup that the final match did not feature Australia.
 The opening ceremony was held on 17 February 2011 at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka.   The matches were One Day Internationals, and all were played over 50 overs. Fourteen national cricket teams took part, including 10 full members and four associate members of the ICC. India had won all the matches to that point except for the game against South Africa, and against England, which ended in a tie. Sri Lanka had won all but one match against Pakistan. The Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara chose to bat first after winning the toss. Sangakkara added 62 runs with Mahela Jayawardene before being dismissed for 48 runs. Although wickets kept falling at one end, Jayawardene scored 103 runs in 88 balls; he was involved in a partnership of 66 runs with Thisara Perera. The pair took Sri Lanka's total to 274 runs at the close of the innings.
 India captain MS Dhoni, promoting himself up the order, joined Gambhir and they both added 109 runs, an Indian record in a World Cup final. Gambhir got out for 97 runs in the 42nd over. India chased down the total and won the match by four wickets in the 49th over. Dhoni was declared the "man of the match" for scoring 91 runs while his compatriot Yuvraj Singh was awarded the "man of the series". The matches were played between 19 February and 2 April. The first match was played between India and Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur in Dhaka.

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