11 Years Of India’s World Cup Win Of 2011! Here Are 11 Facts You Don’t Know About The 2011 World Cup

In 2011, the Indian team won the World Cup by defeating Sri Lanka at Wankhede. After 28 years of drought, the Indian team became the world champion for the second time. The World Cup was hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

In-home condition, India was considered a strong contender to win the title even before the World Cup and that was true. India won that World Cup. Earlier, in 1983, India won the World Cup for the first time under the leadership of Kapil Dev. Here are 11 interesting facts about the 2011 World Cup.

1. The 2011 World Cup was hosted by India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The matches were played in a total of 13 stadiums. Most matches were held in India.

2. A total of 14 countries participated in the 2011 World Cup. All teams were divided into two groups. Group A includes Australia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Canada and Kenya. Group B consisted of India, England, South Africa, Bangladesh, West Indies, Netherlands and Ireland.

3. A total of 49 matches were played in the 2011 World Cup. This was the highest number in the World Cup held till then.

4. The total prize money in this World Cup was 65.95 crore rupees. Of this, Rs 22.7 crore was given to the winning team and Rs 11.39 crore to the runners-up team.

5. Yuvraj Singh was named Man of the Tournament. He was the fourth-highest run-scorer for India in this tournament. Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have scored more runs than him. At the same time, he was just behind Zaheer Khan in taking wickets.

6. The New Zealand team reached the semifinals and South Africa was already out, much to the astonishment of the spectators. Everyone hoped that the African team would at least reach the semifinals.

7. In this World Cup, Virat Kohli has shown what he is going to do next time. Although he failed a few times, he showed a glimpse of his ability to bat under great pressure.

8. This was Sachin Tendulkar’s sixth World Cup. He was part of six consecutive World Cups from 1992 to 2011. Tendulkar is the most played player in the World Cup.

9. Tillakaratne Dilshan (500), Sachin Tendulkar (482) and Kumar Sangakkara (465) are the highest run-scorers in the tournament. At the same time, Zaheer Khan / Shahid Afridi (21), Tim Southee (18) and Yuvraj Singh (15) took the most wickets in the tournament.

10. Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by five wickets and India beat Pakistan by 29 runs to reach the final. After Gautam Gambhir’s brilliant batting, Dhoni’s captaincy innings helped India win the World Cup after 26 years.

11. India became the first country to win the World Cup on home soil. No country has shown this feat before. India, Australia and England have done the same.

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