Australia beat India by huge margin of 49 runs to not only beat India but also helped their net run rate to sky-rocket to +2.45. After put into bat by Indian captain M.S.Dhoni, they plundered all Indian bowlers and compiled huge 184/5 in their 20 overs. Thanks to some good bowling in the last five over which restricted Australia to below 200 run mark other wise they were looked quite comfortable to get pass 200 run in their 20 overs.
R.Jadeja taken most of the hammering from Australian opening duo Shane Watson (54 runs of 32 balls) and David Warner (72 runs of 42 balls) as both smashed him for six sixes in the space of 12 deliveries bowled by him.
David Hussey (32 runs of 22 balls) capitalize on the start given by their opener to help Australia to post daunting task for the Indians.
Chasing the target of 185 for victory, Indian batting once again exposed by the Australian fast bowler Dirk Nannes (3/25) and S.Tait (3/21) with the short pitched bowling. All top order batsmen failed to cope up with the short pitched stuff. Apart from Rohit Sharma (79 runs of 46 balls) and Harbhajan Sigh (13 runs of 11 balls) no Indian batsmen able to reach even double figure mark.
At one stage Indians were struggling at 50/7 in the 11th over, but thanks to quick fire partnership between Rohit Sharma and Harbhajan Singh of 47 runs from 24 balls which saved India from embarrassing defeat. In the end India finally bowled out for 135 runs in 17.4 overs.
With this horrible performance, now India in a danger of knocked out of the competition, they have to win their remaining two super eight games against West Indies and Sri Lanka by quite a few margin if they would like to reach semi final of twenty20 world cup 2010.
David Warner was declared Man of the Match for his blistering 72 runs of 42 balls.
Match Summary (Australia Won by 49 Runs)
Australia– 184/5 in 20 Overs
D.Warner – 72 S.Watson- 54
A.Nehra- 4-0-31-2 Y.Singh– 2-0-20-2
India – 135/10 in 17.4 Overs
R.Sharma- 79* H.Singh– 11
S.Tait- 3.4-0-21-3 D.Nannes– 4-0-25-3
INDIA World Champions 2011 as ICC Wished
Mumbai: Final of World Cup 2011 starts dramatically with twice a time toss , on both tossing Sri-Lanka won. Jayawardane who never scored solid in whole world cup as in the finals and ends up Sri-Lankan innings with more than 100 not out . Sri Lanka gives target of 275 in 50 overs to India.
India loosing first wicket on the 2nd ball of their innings and soon after they lost wicket of Sachin Tendulker . Virat and Gautham gives a solid recovery to India and Dhoni ends with the six . Glory comes to India .
Without any doubt India was not capable to win the World Cup of 2011 , but they won due to amazing captaincy of MS Dhoni.
MS Dhoni declared to be the man of the match. Yuvraj Singh declared man of the series and ICC President passed Trophy to Indian captain.
IPL Will Win This World Cup
World Cup 2007 begins and in the very first round India drops from the World Cup . ICC bears the loss of advertisement and assures this that India will be given more favors in future World Cups . Today 2nd April 2011 India is in finals of World Cup 2011 and ICC so called International Cricket Council is more like Indian Cricket Council.
Yes, this is the bitter truth which we have to realize more money is coming from India to ICC and ICC don’t want to disappoint Indians for this . Regardless of caring the sentiments of other nations fighting hard for playing entertaining cricket.
In a TV show on ARY News , when Basit Ali (Former Test Player Pakistan) was asked who will win this Final encounter he said “IPL”. He also hinted this is a signal for wise that IPL will take this cup. Sri Lankans might be given huge amounts so they could also come to IPL after this world cup. , otherwise stage is banned for Sri Lankans.
This is the history of sports since 50 years , many of the closed notches had been settled in wealth and need. As , Brazil comes to settle in 1998 Football World Cup for France might this could be another France.
Hope for the fair game.
Australia were hoping India in the Finals
Pakistan were the last team to overcome Australia at a World Cup and brought Ricky Ponting’s 34-match unbeaten run to an end with a four-wicket victory in Colombo to secure top spot in Group A. An impressive display in the field laid the foundations as the reigning champions were bundled out for 176 on a difficult surface, their lowest total in a World Cup since 1992, and despite a mighty effort from Brett Lee they were guided home by Umar Akmal and Abdul Razzaq.
However , Aussies are always to be a great team to comeback. And , this come back will might effect India in quarter finals.
“The adrenaline will certainly be flowing and playing in front of their home crowd in Ahmedabad will be exciting and a challenge for us,” Nielsen Australian Coach said. “We’ve got no fear now; we know we’re in the knockout stage.
“It’s exciting … a mini-grand final in itself. If you came here and thought, ‘What would be the best result? It would be great to make the final against India’. Well, we’ve got our final against India in the next few days. I’m sure if we’re on our game, they won’t necessarily be looking forward to playing against us. That’s something in our favour.”
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