This Day That Year: When Indian Cricket Team Lifted The World Cup After 28 Years

“And India wins World Cup” these words take us back to the time when India won the World Cup after 28 long years.

This Day That Year: When Indian Cricket Team Lifted The World Cup After 28 Years This Day That Year: When Indian Cricket Team Lifted The World Cup After 28 Years Source : Press


2nd of April, 2011 is a day which every Indian just cannot forget. We Indians are quite emotional towards the Sport of Cricket. There is no single person in an Indian household who starts praying when the Indian Cricket Team is on the verge of a defeat.


Talking about today, It was on this day when India lifted the World Cup trophy after waiting for 28 long years. Under the captainship of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India became the first country to win the Cricket World Cup final on home soil. India won the Cricket World Cup by defeating Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the final, played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.


The God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar was supposed to play his last World Cup only to dream about the win. The entire Indian Cricket Team decided to dedicate the win and honour him. Virat Kohli & co. carried Sachin on their shoulders and gave him a tour of the field. It was the most emotional moment and we are sure every Indian had tears in their eyes while sitting in front of the TV screens.

This Day That Year: When Indian Cricket Team Lifted The World Cup After 28 Years


"#Dhoni finishes off in style, it's a magnificent strike into the crowd, India lifts the world cup after 28 years. The party has started in the dressing room. And it's an Indian captain, who has been absolutely magnificent on the night of the finals" was some of the headlines that made to the newspapers and Television news channels.


After 8 years today, India will shed happy tears while taking a look at the pictures.


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