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2011 World Cup final


Kumar Sangakkara feels 'disappointed, amused' on being questioned over 2011 World Cup final fixing claims

July 25, 2020 7:52 am

After Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Sri Lanka’s former sports minister, had claimed that the 2011 World Cup final was fixed, Kumar Sangakkara was interrogated for hours before the probe was called off.

Aravinda de Silva, Upul Tharanga grilled in 2011 World Cup final fixing allegation probe

July 02, 2020 3:44 pm

Aravinda De Silva, who was the man of the match in Sri Lanka's 1996 World Cup triumph, was the first to be interviewed by the newly formed anti-corruption unit

Sri Lankan government launches probe into 2011 World Cup final fixing allegation

June 19, 2020 6:18 pm

Aluthgamage has alleged that his country "sold" the game to India, a claim that was ridiculed by former captains Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene who demanded evidence from him.

Sri Lanka government orders probe into 2011 World Cup final 'fixing' claims

June 19, 2020 6:10 pm

Mahela Jayawardene, one of the star performers of the 2011 World Cup final, responds to claims by the then Sports Minister that India's victory had been 'fixed'.

Kumar Sangakkara recalls the confusion on 'who won the toss' in 2011 WC final

May 29, 2020 1:41 pm

"The match referee actually said I won the toss, Mahi said he did not. There was a little bit of confusion there and Mahi said let's have another toss of the coin and heads went up again," Sangakkara said.

2011 World Cup Final: An inspired gambit and an unplanned volcanic trip

April 02, 2020 8:19 am

It was MS Dhoni at his shrewdest, for he knew that irrespective of the form Suresh Raina and Yuvraj Singh were riding, both were vulnerable to quality off-spinners.

India's 2011 World Cup heroes: What are they doing now?

April 03, 2020 8:11 am

Under the leadership of MS Dhoni, India beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium to lift the ICC World Cup 2011.