India beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets to win ICC Cricket World Cup 2011. The crucial final match was held at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday, April 2, 2011. Sri Lankan captainwon the toss and elected to bat first. They made 274/6 in 50 overs. (*103) scored the highest runs for Sri Lanka.
Sangakkara (48), Dilshan (33), Kulasekara (32) and Thisara Perera (*22) also helped the team to reach the impressive total.and got 2 wickets each. picked up 1 wicket. Chasing 275 to win, India lost 2 wickets early. backed to the pavilion without scoring a run. got out for 18.
(97) and (35) kept the hope alive. After the dismissal of Kohli’s wicket India skipper made a superb knock of unbeaten 91 off 79 balls and helped the country to win Cricket World Cup after 28 years. Sri Lankan bowler picked up 2 wickets. Perera and Dilshan took 1 wicket each. Dhoni got Man of The Match award and Yuvraj Singh won Man of The Tournament trophy.