Thrilling moments of World cup 2011

The World cup 2011 was thrilling from start to finish, but some moments refuse to die out of the memory of every cricket fan

updated: April 04, 2011 22:41 IST
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Mumbai: Head-and-shoulders moment

The whole cricketing world knew about his dream of lifting a cup. He even featured in an advertisement talking about his thirst for the cup. There was a fear in some that Tendulkar might be under too much pressure with all this talk going around. As it turned out, it proved an inspirational mantra for the team; win it for Tendulkar. They did it, and right in the end, they carried him on their shoulders and went on a victory lap around the Wankhede. It was almost a cathartic moment for the previous generation for whom the fate of matches would be decided with the fall of Tendulkar. Kohli summed it up the best: "Tendulkar has carried the burden of the nation for 21 years; it was time we carried him."

Completing a non-violent century

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