Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Sun 14 Apr 2024 They should have played me: Shoaib Akhtar says 2011 World Cup semi-final loss to India still haunts him Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has lamented that the team’s 2011 World Cup loss to India in the semi-finals in Mohali still haunts him. According to the 46-year-old, although he was deemed unfit, he feels he should have played the match since he had shown enough signs of being ready in the warm-ups. 2011 World Cup fixing claims: de Silva, Tharanga investigated Former Sri Lanka captain and 1996 World Cup-winning batsman Aravinda De Silva has been investigated over the 2011 World Cup fixing allegations. Along with De Silva, former opener Upul Tharanga, who played in the final, has also been questioned. Sehwag recalls masterly advice by Sachin Tendulkar during 2011 World Cup final ndia defeated Sri Lanka in the 2011 World Cup final, and Mahendra Singh Dhoni promotion was one of the defining moments of the final. Shocking Revelation! When Virat Kohli was scared of Lasith Malinga Indian captain Virat Kohli is possibly the most feared batsman in the world today. But, Kohli has revealed that he himself was scared Arjuna Ranatunga wants investigation into Sri Lanka’s 2011 World Cup final loss Former Sri Lanka skipper Arjuna Ranatunga in a shocking statement has demanded an investigation into the Flashback: When India won the World Cup six years back April 2, 2011 is a red-letter in Indian cricket. On this day, India recaptured the World Cup of cricket after 28 long years. In a fairy-tale finish, hosts India got the better of Sri Lanka by six wickets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. World Cup final heroes: 2011 The final of the World Cup is the biggest stage for any cricketer to leave his mark on the game. And as the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup is all set to get underway, we look back at star performers Why a probe into the Indo-Pak World Cup Semi-Final is necessary Ever since a British journalist Ed Hawkins raised suspicion over the authenticity of the India-Pakistan 2011 World Cup semi-final, there have been two extreme reactions.