April 2, 2011 became a memorable day in the history of Indian Cricket when glorious Indian team beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the final of ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, thus bringing the most-awaited trophy back to India after a long-wait of 28 years.
The whole India celebrated this victory like a national festival by bursting firecrackers and partying all night.
BCCI President Sharad Pawar declared a cash prize of Rs. 1 Crore to each member of world cup squad. Rs.50 lakhs and Rs.25 lakhs will also be rewarded to Indian coach & staff and members of selection committee.
Enjoy some of these glorious moments captured in pictures:
ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 logo
ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 trophy
Team India celebrates the victory in the final of ICC Cricket World Cup 2011
Sachin Tendulkar cheered the crowd by going around the ground carrying Indian flag
Sachin Tendulkar cheering the crowd with his daughter Sara and son Arjun
Sachin Tendulkar poses with the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 trophy and son Arjun and daughter Sara
Sachin Tendulkar is carried on shoulders by the team members Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina and Yusuf Pathan. He was hailed by the Indian team for his services to Indian Cricket and nation over the past 22 years.
Victorious Team India!
Harbhajan Singh, Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh are excited after winning the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011
Chak De India!