Ravi Shastri Recreates India’s 2011 World Cup Winning Moment. On the 11th anniversary of Team India’s World Cup victory in 2011, Ravi Shastri recreated the winning moment on Saturday.
Every Indian cricket fan remembers the night MS Dhoni and his team gave a billion people a reason to celebrate. In the final, India defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets at the Wankhede Stadium. Chasing down 275 to win their second 50-over World Cup title. On the 11th anniversary of the victory, Ravi Shastri, who was on commentary for the final, recreate the tournament-winning moment in which he famously remarked, “Dhoni finishes it off in style.”
Shastri was doing broadcast duties during the IPL 2022 match between Gujarat Titans and Delhi Capitals when he was asked to recreate the special moment midway through the first innings.
Moreover, On Twitter, the former Team India coach posted a video in which he says: “The time has come; the moment has arrived. Dhoni goes big, what a great shot, and the ball lands in the stands. Dhoni finishes it off in style, and India has won the World Cup for the first time in 28 years. The party starts in the locker room, and Mumbai comes to life.”
Watch Ravi Shastri recreate the iconic moment when India won the World Cup in 2022 here:
Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh also provided Hindi commentary for the game between the Gujarat Titans and the Delhi Capitals. He, too, attempted to recreate the 2011 commentary and stated: “Players are emotional, and Sachin Tendulkar had a dream of winning the World Cup. It is a watershed moment for Team India. What a fantastic opportunity for all of the players.”
The victory over Sri Lanka in the 2011 World Cup final was fueled by match-winning performances from Gautam Gambhir and MS Dhoni. Gambhir scored 97 runs, while Dhoni played an unbeaten knock of 91.
This was India’s second 50-over World Cup victory, coming 28 years after Kapil Dev and his team won the tournament at Lord’s Cricket Ground in 1983.
In the 1983 World Cup final against the West Indies, Kapil Dev and his team put on an outstanding performance to defeat Sir Clive Lloyd’s side. Ravi Shastri was a member of the 1983 championship team.