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Some Of The Epic Cricket Moments Of The Decade

Cricket is a word that holds a special place in every Indians’ heart. When our team wins, we are ecstatic; when our team loses, we get upset.

Indians view cricket as a religion, with players regarded as idols who unite the people and make them forget their differences. We have an unmistakable and enormous passion for cricket. We adore cricket so much that we frequently forget it is not our national sport, even though we have unofficially adopted it. In the world, Indian cricket teams are among the best, with world-class players, coaches, and managers.

This decade saw some jaw-dropping and heartbreaking moments that will live on in the minds of every Indian for the rest of their lives, from winning the World Cup to setting world records.

Let us relive some of the epic cricket moments we have witnessed this decade.

World Cup returns home (2011)

After a 28-year wait, India won its second World Cup, making history as the first nation to win it in their backyard. The cheers for India were so loud that the referee couldn’t tell who won the toss, and the toss had to be redone, which is an infrequent occurrence, particularly in the World Cup final. Dhoni capped off the game with a perfect six. Sachin Tendulkar delivered some delightful boundaries in his final World Cup match. Yuvraj Singh was named the tournament’s man of the match for his outstanding performance with both bat and ball.

Sachin declared his retirement (2013)

When Sachin bid farewell to international cricket, it was one of the most emotional moments for cricket fans. On November 16, 2013, his 24-year international cricket career ended. In Mumbai, India defeated the West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium, with Sachin scoring 74 runs. “All my friends,” he said as he began his retirement speech. Allow me to speak; I’ll become increasingly emotional. My life has been spent between 22 yards for the past 24 years…” and the audience went berserk. The chants of Sachin, Sachin became more vibrant than ever.

Champions of Champions Trophy

Under Dhoni’s leadership, India has achieved numerous victories, and broken records, one of which was when MS Dhoni made history by becoming the first international captain to win all three ICC trophies. He had previously won the World T20 in 2007 and the World Cup in 2011. India defeated hosts England by five runs in a low-scoring match. The man of the match was Ravindra Jadeja (33 not out from 25 balls and 2 for 24). Shikhar Dhawan was named the tournament’s player of the series after scoring 363 runs.

  1. Rohit Sharma scored 264 runs off 173 balls against Sri Lanka, hitting 33 fours and nine sixes.
  1. In the fifth game of the 2012 Asia Cup, Pakistan set India a massive target of 329 for 6, and our Virat Kohli responded by hitting 183 off 148 balls with 22 fours and a six, winning the title with six wickets and 13 spare balls.
  1. In the 2018 Nidahas Trophy final, India needed 34 runs off 12 balls, and Dinesh Kartik came in and stole 22 runs in one over, including an incredible six on the last ball, to win the game.

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