Gautam Gambhir 2011 World Cup Score – The man who rescued India from a precious position shared his memories from the finals of the 2011 world cup which was held in India and India went on to win the tournament. With that win, India became the first host country to win a world cup tournament.
Gautam Gambhir was too good. He contributed in the world T20 finals also. Gambhir scored a gusty 75 runs against a good pace attack of Pakistan and here in the 50 over world cup final, Gauti’s brilliant 97 runs took India to a famous world cup win after 28 years.
Gautam Gambhir 2011 World Cup Score – Now Gambhir has retired from all forms of Cricket. In December 2018, Gauti took the decision to bid adieu to the international cricket arena. Gautam Gambhir revealed his memories from the 2011 world cup final that India played against Sri Lanka in Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium.
Gautam Gambhir 2011 World Cup Score
India claimed the top position in that tournament. They only lost once against South Africa while against England their match was magnificently tied.
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In that world cup final, India had a horrified start with Virender Sehwag who was dismissed on the very first ball by Lasith Malinga. Then Sachin Tendulkar and Gauti brought India back on track. But after a few overs, Slinga Malinga struck again and removed the Little Master and that took the hope away from many Indian fans. Virat Kohli also batted well and built a partnership with Gautam Gambhir. But TM Dilshan took a magnificent return catch to dismiss Kohli.
Gautam Gambhir 2011 World Cup Score – When Dhoni joined Gauti at the crease, India was struggling at 114 for the loss of 3 wickets. Then these two gentlemen added 109 runs which gave India a famous victory in the world cup final.
Gambhir’s knock was truly admirable. He fought well and scored a gusty 97 runs from 122 balls. But Gauti fell just 3 runs short of his hundred in the world cup final.
Gautam Gambhir 2011 World Cup Score – Gauti was so close to his personal milestone but he played a rash shot and got out. When Gambhir was asked whether or not did he think of his personal record during the game, he said, that he only thought of the target set by Sri Lanka.
Gauti further added that after the over was complete, Dhoni told him that he could get those three runs for his hundred and that was when he started to think about his personal score.
When the minds start to think about personal milestones, achievement or records, then somewhere the player has to rush for it. Before skipper Dhoni spoke to me, the target was only to chase the score which was set by Sri Lanka.
Gautam Gambhir 2011 World Cup Score – If that target would have been there than Gauti could have scored a century in the world final. While batting on 97, he was just 3 runs away to score that hundred. Gauti rushed for it and eventually played a rash shot.
Gautam Gambhir 2011 World Cup Score – After his dismissal when he walked back to the pavilion. He said to himself that those three runs would trouble him for the rest of his life and that is true because even now people ask him why he couldn’t get those three runs and all he says is that one must be calm and be in the present.
Gauti was clean bowled by Thisara Perera after he scored the match-winning 97 runs for India.