5 historical victories of India that audience can never forget, no.1 is the most memorable
In today's article, we are going to tell you about those 5 matches won by the Indian team, which Indian viewers can never forget. Let us know about them-
5- Victory over Pakistan in 2003 World Cup
The 2003 World Cup semi-final was played between India and Pakistan. In this match, Pakistan won the toss for the first time against India.
After which he scored 273/7 in 50 overs batting first. In which Saeed Anwar hit an innings of 101 runs. In response, India won the match by 6 wickets in 27.4 runs for 4 wickets in 45.4 overs.
Sachin Tendulkar had batted tremendously for India and scored 98 runs off 75 balls. Apart from him, Rahul Dravid scored 44 * and Yuvraj Singh scored 50 *. Sachin was chosen as the 'Man of the Match'.
4- World Cup win in 1983 finals
West Indies captain Clive Lloyd, who has won the World Cup title twice, won the toss and invited Team India to bat first. None of Team India's batsmen could score a half-century in this match. Srikanth scored the highest 38 runs for the team. Team India were reduced to just 183 runs.
Chasing the target, the West Indies team was reduced to 140 runs and Team India won the match by 43 runs.
3- World Cup 2011 final victory
Sri Lanka, who batted first after winning the toss, scored 274 runs, losing 6 wickets in 50 overs with the help of Mahela Jayawardene (107).
Zaheer Khan and Yuvraj Singh took two wickets each from Team India while Harbhajan Singh got a breakthrough.
After that, India started off chasing the target and Virender Sehwag returned to the pavilion in the very first over without opening the account, and after some time Sachin Tendulkar also returned to the pavilion after scoring 18 runs. After this, Gautam Gambhir (97), MS Dhoni (91 *), Virat Kohli (36) and Yuvraj Singh (19 *) gave the biggest gift to the fans including Sachin, making Team India the champion.
It is considered a major achievement of India.
2- Win in the finals of NatWest Trophy
Team India had achieved this thrilling two-wicket victory 17 years ago on 13 July 2002.
The then captain Sourav Ganguly was so happy after this victory achieved under adverse conditions that he showed his enthusiasm by waving the shirt from the balcony of the historic Lord's ground.
In this victory of India, Mohammed Kaif proved to be the hero, who scored an unbeaten 87 off 75 balls, Kaif shared a 121-run partnership for the sixth wicket with Yuvraj Singh (69 runs). Kaif was declared man of the match for his combative performance.
1- Victory over Pakistan in the final of T20 World Cup
On 24 September 2007, that historic match of the first T20 World Cup was played between India and Pakistan, in which Team India made history, that exciting final match of T20 World Cup was played on the same day, in which India by 5 runs. Won.
In the match played in Johannesburg, Gautam Gambhir and Yusuf Pathan came on the field as the opening pair for India, Gautam Gambhir made a brilliant 75 runs with the help of 8 fours and 2 sixes in 54 balls.
India could only manage 157 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in the scheduled 20 overs. Umar Gul (28/3) gave the best for Pakistan.
There was a time that the match had just got out of India's hands. Pakistan needed 6 runs to win from 4 balls. Dhoni handed the ball to Joginder Singh. The bowler bowled the third ball of the fourth over to the off stump, on which Misbah played the scoop shot.
The ball was in the air and the fans were breathless. Then Sreesanth took it to the fine leg at fine leg. India had won the match by 5 runs and this team had won the first T20 World Cup.