2011 World Cup Final- Kohli reveals Sachin Tendulkar’s 3 worlds to him after being dismissed in the WC final
Virat Kohli Said that the 2011 World Cup Final Innings were the most valuable Knock in My Cricketing Career
Virat Kohli mentioned the 3 worlds that Sachin Tendulkar told him about after being dismissed in the 2011 World Cup final. On this date 11 years ago, Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Team India won the World Cup title by defeating Sri Lanka by six wickets in the final at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. And it was like a dream come true as India was winning the World Cup after 28 years. Dhoni (91*) and Gautam Gambhir (97) were instrumental in India’s win in the final after openers Virender Sehwag (0) and Sachin Tendulkar (18) were dismissed early in the innings.
Chasing the target of 275 runs by Sri Lanka, the North Indian team did not have a good start and lost 2 wickets for 31 runs. Virat Kohli, who came at number three, led the team towards an important 83-run partnership with Gambhir. Kohli was eventually dismissed for 35 but their partnership set the stage for Dhoni and Gambhir to chase down the target.
On the 11th anniversary of the ICC Cricket World Cup, Kohli recalled the final victory of the World Cup in a video posted by Royal Challengers Bangalore, and the three said by Sachin Tendulkar soon after he was dismissed in the seventh over of the Indian innings. Words revealed.
“I remember the pressure of walking to bat after being on 31/2. Both Sachin and Sehwag got out. When I went in, Sachin Paaji had a brief chat with me. He said, ‘Build a partnership’ And we formed a partnership, me and Gautam Gambhir,” recalled Kohli.
2011 World Cup Final Innings most Valuable Knock in My Cricketing Career: Virat Kohli
Former India captain Virat Kohli recalled his innings of the 2011 world cup final while discussing with the Royal Challengers’ Bangalore website. Kohli has revealed that his 35-run knock in the 2011 World Cup final is the most valuable 35 runs scored by him. He recalled the innings on April 2, 2011, the 11th anniversary of India’s World Cup victory.
Virat Kohli who is playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore remembered his World Cup innings. He said that he was happy to contribute to the team’s victory in the World Cup final. Virat told me that I can feel the pressure that Sachin Tendulkar must have felt: Virat Kohli.
The Bhatia team had a bad start in the final of the World Cup 2011. Because the team had lost two important wickets at the score of 31. Indian opener Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar were run by Lasith Malinga in 6 overs. India was chasing a target of 276 runs and with the departure of the top two batsmen of the team, the hopes of winning the World Cup were once again dwindling. Sachin was India’s best batsman in the World Cup as he scored 482 runs in the tournament. Virat himself started the tournament well as in his first World Cup match against Bangladesh, he scored a century batting at Number 4.
Kohli Reveals What Sachin Said to him when he walked out to bat in World Cup 2011 Final
In the World Cup, Virat Kohli came to bat at No. 4 and he shared an 83-run partnership with Gautam Gambhir. And he got the Indian team out of the bad situation. Kohli got out after scoring 35 runs. But before that Sachin Tendulkar came out and he told Kohli that a partnership has to be made.
He further added, “Sachin Tendulkar’s achievements are so great, everyone has tried to contribute as much as he has to Indian cricket, but it’s far away – the weight of his expectations, I can feel it.”