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On This Day in 2011, India Crushed Pakistan to Enter World Cup Final

On this Day India beat Pakistan to enter the 2011 ODI World Cup Finals

2011 Cricket World Cup final, On this day in a historic showdown on March 30, 2011, India defeated Pakistan, archrivals in the 50-over World Cup. The match was held at the Punjab Cricket Association’s IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. As the whole country held its breath, India decided to bat first after winning the toss, ensuring a thrilling game.

Let us look into the details of IND vs PAK 2011 Cricket World Cup final:

A rollercoaster of emotions characterized India’s innings as they collapsed at the batting against a potent Pakistani bowling assault. But amid the chaos, Suresh Raina turned out to be the hero with a vital cameo, leading India to a respectable 260.

Pakistan’s openers, Kamran Akmal and Mohammad Hafeez, looked promising early in the chase, but Zaheer Khan’s wicket in the ninth over gave the Indian team confidence. The Indian attack then unleashed a bowling extravaganza, with every bowler making a substantial contribution.


By taking two wickets apiece, Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra, Munaf Patel, Harbhajan Singh, and Yuvraj Singh destroyed Pakistan’s batting line and limited them to 231 runs. India’s remarkable effort saw them win by a significant margin of 29 runs, maintaining their winning record over Pakistan in World Cup matches.


India’s exciting victory sent them to the 2011 ODI World Cup final, where they defeated Sri Lanka in a historic match to win their second ODI World Cup title. Indian fans will always remember the Indian team’s semi-final victory over Pakistan as a testament to their tenacity and willpower as they pursued fame, and the rest is history.

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