Talks about India’s famous World Cup win will remain incomplete without the mention of the heroes who scripted history after 28 years. There were bunch of performances by Indian players that powered India to the World Cup glory.
India and Sri Lanka cricket World Cup final smashed all previous records for television viewership with 67.6 million viewers watching it for more than four hours, rating agency Audience Measurement and Analytics Ltd (aMap) claimed on Saturday.
After playing a major role in India's World Cup title triumph, a feat that fetched him the man of the tournament award, swashbuckling left-handed batsman Yuvraj Singh revealed on Saturday that he wanted to win cricket's most coveted title for senior teammate Sachin Tendulkar.
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Man of the match is Dhoni
Player of the tournament is Yuvraj Singh.
Sachin Tendulkar comes out running with that lovely smile. Dhoni has been lifted by couple of players. Gautam Gambhir, the man who played that icy-cool knock under pressure, is also there. Every one is hugging each other. The fire works are in display. Yuvraj hugs Gambhir and ruffles his hair. They scream. Tears of joy from Yuvraj.
The 43-day event has reached its finale as the two Asian giants geared up for the last battle to achieve the ultimate glory at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday, where Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sagakkara won the toss and elected to bat first.