Veteran all-rounder Yuvraj Singh was at the non-striker end during India’s victory in the World Cup final when the then captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hit a winning six.
- The Indian team won the World Cup in 2011, winning the final played in Wankhede against Sri Lanka.
- Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored the winning six in this match, Yuvraj was then present at the non-striker end
- Current Chief Coach of Team India Ravi Shastri shared video clip of Dhoni Six
- Shastri tagged veteran Sachin and current captain Virat in his post, Yuvi pinched
April 2 is a very special day for the Indian cricket team and its fans as on this day in 2011, Team India won the ODI World Cup for the second time. Recalling the same day, the team’s head coach Ravi Shastri shared a video clip on Thursday.
The Indian team won the World Cup in 2011 by winning the final match played in Wankhede against Sri Lanka. Captain Dhoni won the match with Six.
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Current Chief Coach Ravi Shastri shared a video clip of Dhoni putting on six. Shastri was present in the commentary box that day. He also wrote, ‘Congratulations, something that you will cherish throughout your life. Just like we do the 1983 group. ‘ Shastri also tagged veteran Sachin Tendulkar and current captain Virat Kohli in his post.
Yuvraj Singh was at the non-striker end during this win in the final, when the then captain Dhoni scored the winning six in 2011. Taking a dig at Ravi Shastri, he wrote, “Thank you senior, you can also tag me and Mahi (Mahendra Singh Dhoni) as we were part of it.” He also put on a laughing emoji.
Shastri then repaired Yuvraj as well. He wrote, ‘You are not a junior when it comes to the World Cup. You are the crown Prince!
Yuvraj Singh was the man of the tournament in the 2011 World Cup. Apart from scoring 362 runs, he also took 15 wickets.