2011 Cricket World Cup was a particular one for India. Almost all of the vital gamers within the workforce, together with Tendulkar, Zaheer, Dhoni and Yuvraj had been of their prime type throughout that point. 19 (*17*) 2011 was the date when the primary match of the World Cup was presupposed to be performed. India vs Bangladesh met to play the primary group stage match of the WC on the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Dhaka. The final time India had performed Bangladesh in a WC match was in West Indies in the course of the 2007 WC which India had misplaced. Thus, coming in to the match in 2011, there was a sense to avenge that WC loss and India got here out with that very intent.
India scored a complete of 370 runs within the first innings and made their intentions clear for the remainder of the match. Sehwag was the pillar of that India innings the place he scored 175 runs in 140 balls. Virat Kohli additionally accompanied him to attain 100.
ICC’s official Twitter account posted a video of Sehwag’s innings and wrote: “19 boundaries and one large [email protected] knew how one can make a @cricketworldcup entrance. #CWC11Rewind”
Here is the video:
That innings set the tone for issues to come back. India went on to win the 2011 Cricket World Cup after defeating Sri Lanka within the ultimate on the Wankhade Stadium in Mumbai.
Can we see such a efficiency from any of the present Indian openers? Do tell us.