Kohli on his India stint: ‘Look, I started playing in 2008. I saw 2009, 10 and 11, 2011 is when we won the world cup. 2012 when we came to England, we lost badly. 2012 in Australia was difficult as well.Natural transition happens everywhere. I was at the centre. I saw how the world was changing. I was lucky, I had people with similar age playing together. We have competed all over the world. The vision and goal have alingned … [Read more...] about Kevin Pietersen interviews Virat Kohli on Instagram: Key highlights
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Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh on Thursday recalled his 2011 World Cup-winning memories and said "words will never be able to describe" what the moment means for the Indian fans. … [Read more...] about Yuvraj, Raina recall 2011 World Cup triumph
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The partnership with Kohli calmed the nerves after India had lost Sachin Tendulkar with just 31 on the board. The partnership with Dhoni put India in a dominant position. With Kohli he played the senior partner but when Dhoni came he took a step back and let Dhoni do his thing. A ton in a World Cup final was there for the taking but he was bowled attempting a big hit to Thisara Perera. It was an unnecessary shot, but certainly a shot that might not have proved fatal in the final analysis. Just 52 to get in 52 balls, with a well-set Dhoni, and Player of the Tournament Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina to follow; Gambhir had done his individual job for the team. Dhoni added 54 with Yuvraj and sealed the deal with that six which is well worthy of obsession by millions of Indians. Dhoni's 91 came in 79 balls with eight fours and two sixes. When he had famously promoted himself to No 5, India needed 161 more. He had promoted himself ahead of Yuvraj, who had been the tournament's best … [Read more...] about India vs Sri Lanka 2011 World Cup: Nine years of obsession