New Delhi: The day of 24 September is very memorable for the Indian cricket team and cricket fans. Even today this day rules the hearts of the people. Exactly 15 years ago today (24 September 2007), the Indian cricket team was able to win the T20 World Cup (India Won T20 World Cup 2007 Against Pakistan) title by defeating Pakistan. This final match was played in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Indian youth team reached the final under the leadership of MS Dhoni.
India’s capture of T20 World Cup
This match is still considered the most special because India had a rival Pakistan team in front of it. Indian players created history under Dhoni’s captaincy. Team India captured the T20 World Cup title played for the first time. The enthusiasm with which India played this match is still in people’s mind. Batting first, in this final match, the Indian team scored 157 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs.
Captain Cool’s Unique Decision
The last over of the match is not something a cricket fan can forget. In the last over of the final match, Pakistan needed 13 runs in an over. Then in the last over, captain Dhoni surprised everyone and gave the responsibility of bowling to fast bowler Joginder Sharma. In front of Sharma was experienced Pakistan batsman Misbah-ul-Haq.
last over thrill
first ball- Joginder Sharma bowled a wide on the very first ball. After which Pakistan needed 12 in 6 balls. Joginder Sharma once again bowled the first ball after the wide ball and Misbah missed the run. Now Pakistan needed 12 runs from 5 balls.
second ball- Joginder bowled a full toss and Misbah hit a six. Seeing this six, Team India also got very upset. Now 6 runs were needed in 4 balls.
third ball- Misbah played a scoop shot to this ball and the ball went very high in the air. But when she came into Sreesanth’s hands, the Indian audience was stunned. Misbah got out on the third ball. India won the match by five runs and won the first World Cup title.