India won the 2007 World Cup: On this date in 2007, India registered a memorable victory against Pakistan to win the T20 World Cup under the leadership of cricket legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Beautiful trophy in the hands of the Men in Blue, however, the road to success was not an easy one. India showed their impeccable preparation from the group stage itself as they first registered a win against Scotland in Group D and then faced their arch-rivals Pakistan.
India vs Pakistan runs into tie-breaker
Both the teams were full of confidence and competitive spirit as the match ended in a tie. India got 141 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 9 wickets, while Pakistan also ended their innings on the same run when Misbah-ul-Haq was run out on the last ball.
The match progressed to a ball out and the Indian bowlers played like the best bowlers in the world. Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh And Robin Uthappa Scored in the first three deliveries and his opponents squandered all chances.
most memorable super over
The Super Over between India and Pakistan has been recorded as one of the most memorable and iconic moments in the history of cricket for India as they not only won the game and moved up the table, they also made a statement of being the best.
Later, India and Pakistan met again in the tournament and this time, it was the final. Electing to bat first, India scored 157 runs but successfully defended it after Pakistan were all out for 153.