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India become World Champions in Cricket after 28 years!

The shot that will remain etched in the memory of the 70 Million Live TV viewers in India on 2nd April 2011.

Winning shot by Dhoni in 2011 World Cup Final

Dhoni hits a 6 to win the ICC 2011 Cricket World Cup for India

Every Indian cricket fan would want to watch the India-Australia, India-Pak & the Final vs SL again and again!

Full credit not just to the current Indian team led by M.S.Dhoni but to Ganguly, Dravid, Laxman and Kumble who laid the winning foundation for the current team by consistently winning test matches  home and away.

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Abhinav Bindra wins India’s FIRST INDIVIDUAL OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL IN HISTORY

Today was a watershed day in the history of Indian sport as Abhinav Bindra won India’s first ever individual Olympic gold medal with a thrilling come-from-behind victory in the Men’s 10 metres Air Rifle event. This is India’s first Olympic Gold Medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and hopefully will inspire Indians to take up individual sports big time. For some strange reason, the only non-team sport taken up by Indians seriously on a world level are Chess, Billiards and Snooker. We have won world championships regularly there. Push them a bit further and they may play Tennis or Badminton…but thats it. There are dozens of sports like shooting (we have 2 olympic medals now, Gold & Silver in Athens 2004), squash, swimming, track &field, gymnastics…where Indians can surely excel. Maybe today’s win might inspire more youngsters to take up these individual sports instead of cricket & hockey (usual suspects).

Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra

Anyways, super show by Abhinav! Great job..hope you keep going!

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