ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11

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World Cup 2011

Three sleepless nights before semi-final - Riaz

Apr 5, 2011: Wahab Riaz, who picked up his maiden ODI five-for against India in the World Cup semi-final, had spent three nights planning his strategy against India's batsmen ahead of the clash

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India crowned world champions

Dhoni the greatest Indian captain - Ganguly

Apr 5, 2011: Sourav Ganguly, who led India to the final of the 2003 World Cup, has termed MS Dhoni as the best captain in the team's history

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India crowned world champions

World Cup dream began after 2007 exit - Tendulkar

Apr 5, 2011: Sachin Tendulkar has revealed that he started nurturing ambitions of winning the 2011 World Cup right after India's crushing first-round exit in the 2007 edition of the tournament

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The best World Cup of all time

Apr 5, 2011: But the ICC's decision to chop out the Associates - especially Ireland, who were integral to the excitement - is both baffling and tragic

Andrew Miller

Gary Kirsten

'This team was desperate to achieve greatness'

Apr 5, 2011: After the final act of his career as India's coach, Gary Kirsten looks back on his three years with the side - building relationships, getting the players to believe, and combining with the man he calls the best captain in the world

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

World Cup 2011

'We knew we were going to win' - Kirsten

Apr 4, 2011: Gary Kirsten has called the tough quarter-final against Australia was a tipping point in self-belief in the Indian camp, and that it led to a "sense of destiny" about winning the World Cup

Nagraj Gollapudi

ICC news

ICC vows to investigate ticketing process

Apr 4, 2011: The ICC has acknowledged shortcomings in the ticketing process for the World Cup, and has vowed to investigate it thoroughly and come back prepared for the next world event, especially when the demand for tickets is high

Sidharth Monga

South Africa's early World Cup exit

Smith's no-show stokes fans' wrath

Apr 4, 2011: Graeme Smith did not return to South Africa with the rest of his team-mates 10 days ago, even though the World Cup was his last assignment as captain

Firdose Moonda

ICC news

ICC confirms 10 teams for next two World Cups

Apr 4, 2011: The ICC has confirmed that the next two World Cups will be 10-team events

Sidharth Monga

World Cup 2011 stats review

The turn of the spinners

Apr 4, 2011: Spin accounted for about 47% of the total balls bowled in this tournament, which was a huge increase from previous World Cups

S Rajesh

World Cup 2011

Yuvraj's war cry, and Afridi's roar

Apr 4, 2011: ESPNcricinfo presents the most thrilling moments from World Cup 2011

Sriram Veera

India crowned world champions

Dhoni the best captain I have played under - Tendulkar

Apr 4, 2011: Sachin Tendulkar has rated MS Dhoni as the best captain he has played under during his 22-year cricket career

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World Cup 2011

Yuvraj's feat and India's batting dominance

Apr 4, 2011: Twenty key numbers from the 2011 World Cup

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

ICC news

ICC considers 12-team World Cup for 2015

Apr 4, 2011: Twelve teams could contest the 2015 World Cup as the ICC is considering a compromise between the 14 teams of 2011 and a tight 10-team model currently on the table

Daniel Brettig and Nagraj Gollapudi

Doubt did Sri Lanka in

Apr 4, 2011: They always believed they could get to the final, but that's where it seemed to end

Shanaka Amarasinghe

India become world champions

Sore heads, bleary eyes, great memories

Apr 3, 2011: The morning after winning the World Cup the Indian team had an appointment with the president

Nagraj Gollapudi in Mumbai

India crowned world champions

Tendulkar won't stop - Kirsten

Apr 3, 2011: Sachin Tendulkar has said he is still enjoying his cricket and doesn't see any reason to hang up his boots, while Gary Kirsten said he didn't think Tendulkar would stop playing just yet

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India crowned world champions

Dhoni acknowledges role of quartet

Apr 3, 2011: MS Dhoni said that Indian cricket was in its current position because of the 1983 World Cup win and the emergence of Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid

Sharda Ugra in Mumbai

India v Sri Lanka, final, World Cup 2011, Mumbai

Century no consolation for Jayawardene

Apr 3, 2011: Mahela Jayawardene has said his sublime century in the World Cup final was no consolation following his team's six-wicket defeat

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India v Sri Lanka, final, World Cup 2011, Mumbai

Malinga says wet ball hampered bowling

Apr 3, 2011: Lasith Malinga has said he could not bowl yorkers in the final against India because the ball was wet, while Muttiah Muralitharan said the inability of the spinners to get wickets caused the loss

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Tournament Results
India v Sri Lanka at Mumbai - Apr 2, 2011
India won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
India v Pakistan at Mohali - Mar 30, 2011
India won by 29 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Mar 29, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS) - Mar 26, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets (with 63 balls remaining)
New Zealand v South Africa at Dhaka - Mar 25, 2011
New Zealand won by 49 runs
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