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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Some titbits of World cup 2011

Just saw a Sri Lankan dude drinking tea out of a saucer...
He said 
"The Indians took the cup"

The ICC world cup tournament 2011 has been associated with the number six in
many ways:
• During the League matches teams of each Group had to play
against six other teams.
• Sri Lanka finished their innings with a six wicket loss.
• India won the tournament with six wickets in hand.
• Sri Lanka finished their innings with a massive six.
• India equaled that feat by hitting a glorious six to lift the cup!
•  Mahela Jayawardene and Nuwan Kulasekara were associated in a stand of 66 for the sixth wicket.

• The Wankhede Stadium is the best for the sixth wicket in a
World Cup final, surpassing the 32 between Michael Bevan and Stuart Law for
Australia against Sri Lanka at Lahore on March 17, 1996.
• Dhoni completed his 6,000 (6 x 1000) runs in ODIs. He thus crossed Six others including Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Mohammad Azharuddin, Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag.

• Jayawardene is the sixth batsman to score a hundred in a World Cup final.
• The game was played on the 2nd April and if you look at the corresponding numbers of the date and month they add up to six.
• After a hectic and hard-worked five day week, we had the wonderful Game played on the sixth day.
• Hitting a six is a great ambition to every cricketer.
• Each ‘over’ in the game consists of six balls.
• Last but not the least, the game was played in Mumbai (with six letters in its name).

(sent By Mr. Bhaskaran Sivaraman)

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