April 2 is the anniversary of India’s world cup victory. It was on 2011.The victory has lot of specialties. Winning runs by MS Dhoni, a classic sixer .! A matured performance by Gautam Gambhir, the unsung hero of Indian cricket, scoring 97 runs Beat Sri Lanka by six wickets.
After the victory, all the members of the Indian team said that they wanted to win the World Cup for the nation and especially for Sachin Tendulkar, who had carried Indian cricket on his shoulders for several years.
As an honour he was carried on the shoulder by the present skipper and others .While reminiscing the special win, the batting legend had a request for Virat Kohli and co ahead of the 2019 World Cup.
“World Cup comes after every four years. It’s been eight years since that day (April 2, 2011), so there’s another World Cup coming up. I know that our team hasn’t been announced yet. But whichever team goes, that will be our team. If you see carefully, there are three stars at the top of the BCCI logo on the Indian jersey. Three stars for three World Cups. So let’s make that three into four, that is what I want to see. So let’s move forward with our team and give them full support. All the very best Team India,” said Tendulkar.
The right handed legendary batsman added that he experienced his biggest day on a cricket field after India won the World Cup at the Wankhede.
“2nd of April 2011, I honestly don’t know where I should start and what all I should say and where I should stop. That day was such a big day for us. I can tell you about myself, there have been so many days for me on the cricket field. I have not seen a bigger day than that day,” said Tendulkar.