Gautam Gambhir

Accounts of Group India’s great 2011 World Cup succeed at home subsequent to beating Sri Lanka in the last have been told and once again told endless times. However, over the a long time since that important day, fans have frequently been presented with a ‘never-heard-before’ story. On Tuesday, previous India cricketer Gautam Gambhir thought of such, uncovering how then, at that point, Group India captain MS Dhoni had urged him to score 100 years in the last.

After Sri Lanka set a 275-run focus with Mahela Jayawardene scoring a really long period, India lost opener Virender Sehwag in the exact moment chunk of the pursuit. Lasith Malinga struck a couple of overs later again to excuse the risky Sachin Tendulkar for only 18.

Gambhir then figured out how to stem the progression of wickets as he tracked down capable help from youthful Virat Kohli. The pair fashioned a 83-run represent the third wicket before Kohli left because of a splendid got and bowled Tilakaratne Dilshan. Gambhir then, at that point, sewed another organization, this time a game-evolving one, alongside Dhoni, of 109 runs.

On the way, Gambhir scored 97 runs and stood three runs shy of being the main Indian player to score a hundred in an ODI World Cup last and the eighth by and large. He was spotless bowled while attempting to giving the harge to medium pacer Thisara Perera. Addressing Star Sports during the first ODI match among India and Sri Lanka in Guwahati, Gambhir uncovered how steady Dhoni in his thump, empowering him to score up the record accomplishment.

“MS Dhoni was exceptionally steady since he believed me should get a 100. He generally believed me should get 100. He told me between overs too that ‘get your hundred, take as much time as necessary and don’t hurry into it. I can speed up assuming there is any need to’,” he said.

Gambhir was in the end excused for 97 runs and Yuvraj Singh later gave the final details before Dhoni scored the triumphant six over lengthy on wall in his unbeaten 91 as India won by six wickets to win their second ODI World Cup prize.