World Cup 2011 India Team

World Cup 2011 India Team: The ODI World Cup’s 10th edition, known as World Cup 2011, happened with India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh as co-hosts. Fourteen of the world’s top teams participated in this contest. These fourteen teams got split into two groups, each having seven teams. These 14 teams got split into two groups, each having seven teams.

Australia was the defending champion of World Cup 2011. However, something unique occurred this time. The host of the competition won the whole tournament for the very first time in history. Under the leadership of MS Dhoni, India emerged victorious in the ODI World Cup 2011, marking their win after 28 years.

In this article we will talk about ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 India Team Squad, Most Runs, and Most Wickets. Also read, World Cup 2019 England Team.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 India Team Squad, Most Runs, and Most Wickets

World Cup 2011 India Team journey

Here are the complete details on India Cricket Team in World Cup 2011.

India vs Bangladesh World Cup 2011

India started their journey with a victory against Bangladesh, who had defeated them in the 2007 ODI World Cup in West Indies. In their first match, India set a high score of 370/4 by batting first. Virender Sehwag (175) and Virat Kohli (100*) both scored centuries. Bangladesh managed 283/9 in response, resulting in a loss by 87 runs.

India vs England World Cup 2011

The following match was a remarkable one. India faced England in Bengaluru, and the game ended in a tie, with both teams scoring 338 runs.

Sachin Tendulkar (120) scored a century for India, and Andrew Strauss (158) did the same for England. India went on to win the next match comfortably against Ireland by five wickets. Yuvraj Singh not only took five wickets but also scored an unbeaten 50 runs.

India vs South Africa World Cup 2011

However, the subsequent game didn’t go as planned. India faced a narrow three-wicket loss against South Africa. Tendulkar contributed with 111 runs, but it wasn’t enough. Nevertheless, India quickly recovered in their following game, defeating the West Indies by a margin of 80 runs.

India vs Australia World Cup 2011

In this match, Yuvraj Singh’s century (113) helped India reach a total of 268 runs, and they managed to dismiss the West Indies for 188. Moving into the quarterfinals, India confronted the defending champions, Australia. Australia set a target of 261/5 in 47.4 overs, but India successfully chased it down, making 261/5 in the same number of overs to secure a spot in the semifinals.

India vs Pakistan World Cup 2011

Facing their archrival Pakistan in the semifinal held in Mohali, India batted first and scored 260/9, largely thanks to Tendulkar’s 85. Their bowlers performed well, bowling out Pakistan for 231, allowing India to win the match and advance to the finals.

Indian Squad for the World Cup 2011

World Cup 2011 India Squad: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C & wk), Virender Sehwag (vc), Gautam Gambhir, Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Yusuf Pathan, Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh, Ashish Nehra, Munaf Patel, S. Sreesanth, Piyush Chawla, Ravi Ashwin

Most Runs in World Cup 2011 for India

Here are the Top Batsman Who Socred Most Runs for India in World Cup 2011.

Sachin Tendulkar948212053.552/2
Gautam Gambhir93939743.664/0
Virender Sehwag838017547.501/1
Yuvraj Singh936213390.504/1
Virat Kohli9282100*35.251/1

Most Wickets in World Cup 2011 for India

Here are the Top Bowlers with Most Wickets for India in World Cup 2011.

Zaheer Khan9213/204.830/0
Yuvraj Singh9155/315.020/1
Munaf Patel8114/485.361/0
Harbhajan Singh993/534.480/0
Ravi Ashwin242/414.650/0

The Path of Australia to the 2011 World Cup Final

Group BBangladeshDhakaFeb 19, Satwon by 87 runs
Group BEnglandBengaluruFeb 27, SunMatch tied
Group BIrelandBengaluruMar 06, Sunwon by 5 wkts
Group BNetherlandsDelhiMar 09, Wedwon by 5 wkts
Group BSouth AfricaNagpurMar 12, Satlost by 3 wkts
Group BWest IndiesChennaiMar 20, Sunwon by 80 runs
Quarter-FinalAustraliaAhmedabadMar 24, Thuwon by 5 wkts
Semi-finalPakistanMohaliMar 30, Wedwon by 29 runs
FinalSri LankaMumbaiApr 02, Satwon by 6 wkts

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