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India win their second

Nov 1, 2014: Twenty-eight years after they first took the title, India do it again, this time at home

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The moment Yuvraj lived for

Oct 30, 2014: Beating an Australian team is never an easy job, least of all in a knockout match in a World Cup. In 2011, Yuvraj Singh was determined to experience the feeling

ESPNcricinfo staff

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Oram, South Africa and the curse

Oct 30, 2014: Inexplicable things happen to South Africa in ICC events, but how could they choke during a chase of 222 in the 2011 game against New Zealand? Ask Jacob Oram

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A pearl that could have been priceless

Oct 30, 2014: Mahela Jayawardene's classic 2011 hundred did not deserve to be the only one of six in World Cup finals to not have been good enough to earn the maker's side the trophy

ESPNcricinfo staff

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A pink typhoon

Oct 30, 2014: England had been contemplating a walk in the park against Ireland in 2011, but were left gasping for breath after the fastest century in World Cup history

ESPNcricinfo staff

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A two-decade long dream

Oct 30, 2014: In 2011, MS Dhoni helped end a 28-year wait for India and gifted Sachin Tendulkar something he had craved throughout his career - to be called a World Cup champion

Triumph in Bombay

That subcontinental summer

Sep 7, 2013: A new book on the 2011 World Cup is strong on travelogue, if not as much on the cricket itself

Suresh Menon

Review: Beyond All Boundaries

Three tales from Indian cricket

Aug 4, 2013: A new documentary attempts to capture the country's passion for the game, against the backdrop of the 2011 World Cup

Sharda Ugra

Book extract: Triumph in Bombay

That April 2 feeling

Apr 2, 2013: Two years ago India won their second World Cup, casting a luminous spell that lent the illusion of lasting greatness

Vaibhav Vats

The compelling story of Yuvraj Singh

Mar 22, 2013: How he fought cancer and came out on top after winning a World Cup is a heartwarming tale for the ages

Harsha Bhogle

ODI batting winner

The night of the possible

Feb 20, 2012: No one expected Ireland to pull off the biggest chase in World Cup history, against England. But they had one Kevin O'Brien in their midst to do just that

Sharda Ugra

Greatest Teams

One-day giants

Dec 1, 2011: Five one-day international sides that have left a lasting mark on the game

George Dobell

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 - Diaries

Spotty jottings

Jul 9, 2011: This behind-the-scenes look at the 2011 World Cup is interesting, and has a good background score, but lacks a narrative

Sharda Ugra

Too drained to care

May 30, 2011: You don't support your side through a World Cup win and then forget all about it inside a week to cheer them as they turn out for different teams in a Twenty20 league

Abhishek Purohit

These pictures brought to you by

Apr 18, 2011: Ever wished you could be in the TV control room at the stadium during a cricket match?

Nagraj Gollapudi

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
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