Graeme Smith recalls the India-South Africa match in the 2011 ODI World Cup

India cricket team won the 2011 ODI World Cup. Actually India team won the World Cup title after 28 years. In that tournament, the Indian team had to face defeat in a single match. South Africa defeated the Indian team in Nagpur. Now in that match, the captain of the South African team Graeme Smith has reminisced about the India-South Africa match. Currently, Graeme Smith is on a tour of India, at the moment he is in Mumbai. He has remembered that Nagpur ODI match in Mumbai.

Graeme Smith said I still can’t believe it. I have not forgotten that match between India and South Africa. Our team defeated India in the 2011 ODI World Cup, this is the highlight of that tournament for us. He said Indian starter Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar shared a 142-run partnership in that match. Graeme Smith says that Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar had hit unbelievably in that match. Both players hit shots all over the ground.

Former South African captain Graeme Smith said he was sitting in my room at night, but batting by Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar was on my mind. He said that the Indian fans were very excited during that match. There was also a lot of noise on the floor, I will never be able to forget that moment.

Significantly, the Indian team won the 2011 ODI World Cup under the leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The India team defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the final match. The final match between India and Sri Lanka was played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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