Today, India Won The T20 World Cup By Defeating Pakistan 13 Years Ago.
Today i.e. 24th of September day is very memorable and special for Indian cricket team and cricket fans. Today, 13 years ago, in 2007, India won the first ICC T20 World Cup title. The T20 World Cup was first played in 2007 and Team India won the title by defeating Pakistan by 5 runs under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
The special thing about this victory was that despite the participation of the legendary players of Team India in this World Cup, Team India was not able to win the title on the strength of its young players. On this occasion, BCCI has remembered this special victory and shared a video.
In this entire World Cup, India’s two wins were the most talked about, one was the title win against Pakistan in the final and the other was also won against Pakistan in the group round. Team India defeated Pakistan in the ball-out and the memories of this match are still completely fresh in the minds of cricket fans.
The victory of Team India was done by fast bowler Joginder Sharma. In the final of the T20 World Cup against Pakistan, Team India won the match dramatically in the last over. Pakistan needed 13 runs in the last over and Misbah-ul-Haq and Mohammad Asif were present at the crease.
Captain Cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni had two options in the form of Harbhajan Singh and Joginder Sharma to get the last over. Dhoni caught the ball to Joginder and the entire cricket world was stunned. The first ball was thrown wide by Joginder. Pakistan now needed 12 runs off 6 balls.
First legal delivery dot ball of the over. But on the second ball, Misbah hit a six. From here it seemed that the match went out of reach of Team India but whatever happened after that became history. Joginder Sharma had bowled the last over against Pakistan in the final match of the 2007 T20 World Cup and made India T20 World Champion by catching Misbah-ul-Haq at the hands of Sreesanth.
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