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An emotional MS Dhoni is hugged by Sachin Tendulkar after India's victory

Men of the Finals

Dhoni steps up

Though not in the best touch, the Indian captain promoted himself ahead of a form batsman in the 2011 final and made sure India took the trophy

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Mahela Jayawardene got to a fifty off 49 balls

A pearl that could have been priceless

Mahela Jayawardene's classic hundred did not deserve to be the only one of six in World Cup finals to not earn the maker's side the trophy

Jai Arjun Singh

Movie poster for <i>M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story</i>

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

Dhoni's dream

The new biopic, shaped around the World Cup win of 2011, works best when it depicts one youngster following his calling

An emotional MS Dhoni is hugged by Sachin Tendulkar after India's victory

Dhoni wins it with a six

In 2011, MS Dhoni helped end a 28-year wait for India and gifted Sachin Tendulkar something he had craved throughout his career

India crowned world champions

Simons calls Munaf Patel the unsung hero

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

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India crowned world champions

Dhoni the greatest Indian captain - Ganguly

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

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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India crowned world champions

Tendulkar won't stop - Kirsten

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

India crowned world champions

Dhoni acknowledges role of quartet

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