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How do you top a World Cup win?

Apr 11, 2011: Some said the World Cup success would increase the fans' appetite for the IPL. That seems optimistic

Dileep Premachandran

Dhoni's among the great modern captains

Apr 10, 2011: India's captain has taken his side to the top without a great bowling attack, which makes his achievement more remarkable

Ian Chappell

Dot balls, singles, twos and boundaries

Apr 8, 2011: We analyse teams, batsmen and bowlers on these parameters in the 2011 World Cup

S Rajesh

A challenge for the IPL

Apr 8, 2011: Coming hot on the heels of the World Cup, will the fourth season be able to compel fans to shift their loyalties?

Harsha Bhogle

In Tendulkar country

Apr 7, 2011: An American writer new to cricket experiences the first couple of weeks of the World Cup, navigating the madness of a billion fans and chasing the soul of the game

Wright Thompson

When a choke isn't a choke

Apr 7, 2011: South Africa losing the plot against New Zealand was more panic than choke. There is a difference

Aakash Chopra

East is where it's at

Apr 6, 2011: Cricket's power centre seems to have shifted Asia-wards - and not just economically

Rob Steen

World Cup 2011 review

The team of the tournament

Apr 5, 2011: We asked our staff to pick their best World Cup XI and unsurprisingly, players from India and Sri Lanka dominated the list

ESPNcricinfo staff

India crowned world champions

Simons calls Munaf Patel the unsung hero

Apr 5, 2011: It was Munaf Patel who had given the bowling unit reassurance with both an awareness of his own skills and his ability to adapt, according to bowling coach Eric Simons

Sharda Ugra

South Africa's early World Cup exit

Weak middle order cost South Africa - Kirsten

Apr 5, 2011: Gary Kirsten says South Africa needed a more experienced middle order to win crunch games

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

ESPNcricinfo staff

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
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