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Twitter Reactions: Yuvraj Singh, Sachin Tendulkar lead cricket fraternity to celebrate Team India’s ODI World Cup 2011 victory

2011 World Cup Trophy. (Photo Source: Twitter)

April 2, 2011, will be a date forever etched in the rich annals of Indian cricket, with the co-hosts overpowering Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, by six wickets to become the world champions. Notably, Team India emerged triumphant after 28 long years of the nation lifting their maiden ODI World Cup title.

Now, on this day (April 2), 13 years post the red-letter day, the Player of the Tournament Yuvraj Singh reflected back on the unforgettable day and the moment of lifting the trophy in front of the crowd who had filled the Wankhede up to its brim. 

Yuvraj shared an 89-second video, which was essentially an edit which started off with there being several articles regarding the shock exit that Team India suffered during the 2007 edition of the global mega event, with them finishing third in their group (Group B), which had Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Bermuda. Notably, a shock upset at the hands of Bangladesh forced India to progress to the Super Eight round. Thereafter, the video featured some memorable moments from the 2011 campaign, with a glorious compilation of some critical moments from every match, right from India’s curtain-raiser against Bangladesh to MS Dhoni’s finishing six, to short segments of player interviews, culminating with a picture of the World Cup trophy in Yuvraj’s hands.

Reliving this feeling ❤️🇮🇳🏆#CWC2011

— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) April 2, 2024

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Other prominent cricketers joined bandwagon to relive the World Cup moments

Former India legend Sachin Tendulkar along with some other prominent cricketers viz- Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh, Robin Uthappa and Ravi Shastri, didn’t hold back while expressing themselves on the popular social media platform, each one of them looking back quite fondly to the successful campaign ingrained in the hearts of every Indian supporter. Raina insisted that the memorable win still gives him goosebumps while Uthappa mentioned that it still felt like yesterday. Besides, several fans also chimed in to celebrate the historical win of the Indian team.

Here’s how Indian cricket stars and fans reacted to India’s ODI World Cup 2011 win on ‘X’:

Still get goosebumps thinking about that historic moment in 2011 when we lifted the World Cup 🏆 Incredible memories with an amazing team! #2011WorldCup #TeamIndia 🇮🇳

— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) April 2, 2024

2-4-2011 Day to remember .. 🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳 Worldcup winners #Grateful

— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 2, 2024

13 years to this glorious day and it feels like it was just yesterday when we rejoiced in the triumph! What a night it was!!

— Robin Aiyuda Uthappa (@robbieuthappa) April 2, 2024

Here’s wishing the World Champs of 2011 a happy 13th anniversary.

Memories never fade. God bless you all. 🇮🇳

— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) April 2, 2024

Throwback to a very special day! 🏆

🗓️ #OnThisDay in 2011, #TeamIndia won the ODI World Cup for the second time 👏👏

— BCCI (@BCCI) April 2, 2024


What’s your favourite moments of 2011 ODI world cup ??

Mine: The winning six from the Captain #MSDhoni𓃵 #worldcup2011 #TeamIndia #Cricket #ODI

— Aditi Chauhan (@Aditi_chau) April 2, 2024

Congratulations India 🇮🇳 for 2011 ODI Cricket World Cup ❤️ 🇱🇰

— Millionaire 𝕏 (@Millionaire_X_) April 2, 2024

On This Day In [ 2.04.2011 ] #TeamIndia Won The ODI World Cup For The Second Time 🔥

Best Day Ever As A Cricket Fan 😌

— VIKASH 𝕏 (@Iam_Vikash18) April 2, 2024

Yuvraj Singh while Battling €ancer :362 runs and 15 wickets.
He gave his Blood and Sweat to see India Win the ODI World Cup 2011.
Legend @YUVSTRONG12 !!

Gautam Gambhir: One of the finest ODI innings of Grit and Dedication, Real hero of the Final @GautamGambhir…

— Anand Abhirup 📌 🧡 🦩 (@SanskariGuruji) April 1, 2024

*Dhoni… finishes it off in style! A magnificent strike into the crowd! India lift the World Cup after 28 years!* 😍🏆

On this day, in 2011, MS Dhoni’s Team India created history, as they won the ODI World Cup after 28 years! 💙 @msdhoni @BCCI

— PremSuman JanaSena (@palaparthiprem) April 2, 2024


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