MS Dhoni’s ODI World Cup Final Bat Entered The Guinness Book Of World Records In 2011. Here’s Why | Cricket Newsnewstolive - April 2, 2021 36 0 COMMENTS
On at the present time in 2011, MS Dhoni smashed the profitable six to assist India defeat Sri Lanka and win the 2011 ODI World Cup final, on the Wankhede Stadium. The second remains to be glorified in each Indian cricket fan’s thoughts, with Dhoni sending a Nuwan Kulasekara supply hovering for a six, after which standing nonetheless for a couple of seconds along with his bat raised. The second was so iconic that months later, the bat was bought for a report quantity of 100,000 kilos (One crore rupees roughly) throughout an public sale at MS Dhoni’s ‘East Meets West’ Charity Dinner in London (UK), on July 18, 2011. The bat was purchased by R Okay Global Shares And Securities Ltd. It can also be listed by the Guinness World Records as the most costly cricket bat.
According to the official web site of Guinness World Records, “The most expensive cricket bat was Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s bat sold at auction for 100,000 pounds (161,295 American dollars), bought by R K Global Shares & Securities Ltd (India), at the M.S Dhoni’s ‘East Meets West’ Charity Dinner, in London, UK, on 18 July 2011. The bat was used by Mahendra Singh Dhoni in World Cup 2011 finals on 2 April 2011 art Wankhede Stadium at hit the winning shot.”
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During the World Cup final, India restricted Sri Lanka to a complete of 274 for six. The hosts had a weak begin to their chase, dropping openers Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar within the early levels.
Lasith Malinga dismissed Sehwag for a two-ball duck, and Sachin for 18 runs.
It was solely after the arrival of Gautam Gambhir, that India stabilised their chase, setting the trail for Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh to seal a win.
Dhoni hit the profitable six, and India received the ultimate by six wickets. It was additionally India’s second and final ODI World Cup title since their 1983 triumph.
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