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Twenty-eight years on from the match that transformed the history of world cricket, India recaptured the crown that Kapil Dev and his men first lifted at Lord's in 1983, and this time they did in their very own back yard. An iron-willed 97 from Gautam Gambhir was matched for intensity by the finest captain's innings since Ricky Ponting at Johannesburg eight years ago, as Mahendra Singh Dhoni trumped a poetic century from Mahela Jayawardene to pull off the highest run-chase ever achieved in a World Cup final.
Originally posted by pazcat
Thanks you so very much for spoiling my evening.
I had managed to avoid hearing or looking at any scores all day and here I see in huge bold letters on the front page the result.
Cheers for that.edit on 2-4-2011 by pazcat because: (no reason given)