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Best Cricketers of World Cup Cricket 2011
There are more lens which talks about World Cup Cricket 2011. Some writers talk about scores, some talks about cricket updates. This page is a little different from others and this lens purely talks about best performers of World Cup Cricket 2011. This lens gets updated whenever a best cricketing personality adds during the event. Hope this will be quite interesting for the cricket lovers.
India is the Champion...!
Indians are champions in this World Cup Cricket 2011. How they achieved it? It is really a brilliant effort and team work. The following image shows the success route of Indians from Quarter Finals.
It is not so easy to bat continuously. It requires a huge amount of concentration and stamina to score stable runs. Only a few batsmen has such stable run scoring capabilities. The following sections brief out best batsmen in this World Cup Cricket 2011
Yuvraj Singh - India
Birth Date: 12.12.1981
He is the one man who entirely carries each time to victory target. Born in Chandigarh, India Yuvraj Singh made debut in International One day cricket against Kenya in 2000. For the past years his performance was highly improved. Recent years he is facing a slight poor form but in this World Cup 2011 he is back to a strong form and he almost carried all the matches to victory. He is brilliant in all aspects like batting, bowling and fielding. As on 25.03.2011, in a total of 7 matches played he totally scored 341 runs in this World cup with a best strike rate of about 86.2. In the recent match against Australia, his batting efforts took Indian team to victory.
Virender Sehwag - India
Birth Date: 20.10.1978
He is popularly called as "Viru" in India. His brilliance is in his consistent batting performance and continued shots once he crosses about 30 to 40 runs. Once he crosses that score, it is very difficult to take his wicket. His score of 175 in 140 deliveries in World Cup 2011 against Bangladesh is the best example of his potential.
Jonathan Trott - England
Birth Date: 22.04.1981
Though England lost its way to reach World Cup 2011 semi-finals and finals, Jonathan Trott performed excellently in this entire series. His batting performance is very consistent and he is the main saving grace for England till quarter finals. Out of the 7 innings played, he maintained the average strike rate of 80.84 with an average score of 60.28. He scored 5 fifties in these 7 matches which shows his consistency and dedication in batting.
Andrew Strauss - England
Birth Date: 02.03.1977
His full name is Andrew John Strauss. He has the capability of taking the match to an extreme positive direction in any critical situation. The match against India is the best example. His performance and consistency on the pitch is brilliant. The match against India ended in a thrilling tie and the main reason is Andrew Strauss only. but England need to concentrate on batting performance on others and should not depend always on Andrew Strauss.
AB de Villiers - South Africa
Birth Date: 17.02.1984
His full name is Abraham Benjamin de Villiers. His performance in World Cup cricket 2011 till now is brilliant and hope this should continue till the end. The way he scored of 107 against West Indies is just amazing. He scored 134 in 98 balls against Netherlands which is marvelous. This consistency only a few batsmen can show and he is one among them.
Kevin O'Brien - Ireland
Birth Date: 04.03.1984
He is an extra ordinary Irish cricketer who made a brilliant century in the winning match against England. His 113 out of 123 balls (includes 13 fours and 6 sixes) shows his potential and strength of batting. Also he holds the record of scoring fastest century in World Cup i.e. in 50 balls against England in World Cup 2011. His highest score is 142 (in 128 balls) against Kenya which includes 10 fours and 6 sixes.
Kumar Sangakkara - Sri Lanka
Birth Date: 27.10.1977
He is playing international cricket from the year 2000 and in the past 10 years his batting performance is brilliant. Though his average is about 37.5, his strike rate is about 75.4 (statistics as on 08th March 2011) which shows his quick run scoring capability. His score of 92 in 87 balls against Canada is superb. Though he scored 73 runs in 102 balls against Australia, the match was abandoned due to rain.
Sachin Tendulkar - India
Birth Date: 24.04.1973
He got a big fan club in India. His popularity in India from a child of about 5 years age till an old shivering man of about 80 years shows his consistent performance and contribution in Indian cricket. His score of 120 in 115 balls against England (includes 10 fours and 5 sixes) is amazing in his age. With this century, he become the player hitting most number of centuries in all cricket world cups. He totally hit 5 centuries (statistics as on 8th March 2011).
Tillakaratne Dilshan - Sri Lanka
Birth Date: 14.10.1976
Tillakaratne Dilshan is extra ordinary in his batting consistency. In most of the matches he carried the entire Sri Lankan team to victory. His score of 144 in 131 balls which includes 16 fours and 1 six is brilliant against Zimbabwe. His bowling performances are also notable and especially he is specialized in off spin bowling.
Kamran Akmal - Pakistan
Birth Date: 13.01.1982
Though Pakistan missed the golden opportunity of reaching the world cup finals 2011, there are a few good players in Pakistan who played consistently. Kamran Akmal is brilliant in his batting. Being an opener, he started scoring nicely against India in semi-finals. A poor shot selection paved him the sad way to pavilion.
It is difficult to judge how a batsman going to react for the ball bowled. Sometimes he may be aggressive and on other times he may be defensive. It is easy to tell that a bowler is bad but if we get into their shoes, then we can realize the difficulty. There are some brilliant bowlers who are performing outstandingly in this world cup cricket 2011. They are briefly explained below.
Lasith Malinga - Sri Lanka
Birth Date: 28.08.1983
Lasith Malinga is best in his bowling performance and consistency in maintaining bowling average than taking more wickets in this world cup 2011. The best figures is taking 6 wickets against Kenya for an economy of 4.95. He is really a terror for all since his line and length is brilliant. Though his style of bowling is questioned by all, he cleared all such hurdles and now he is a successful SriLankan bowler.
Shahid Afridi - Pakistan
Birth Date: 01.03.1980
More than a better batsman and hard hitter, Shahid Afridi this time performed brilliantly in his bowling skills. Till now (as on 09.03.2011) he has taken 15 wickets for an bowling economy of 3.36. This is wonderful for an all rounder. Though his performance is good, Pakistan team is struggling in this world cup 2011 especially the match against Newzealand. Hope Pakistan will do its best in the subsequent matches.
Zaheer Khan - India
Birth Date: 07.10.1978
He is the speedster of India. His pace is really a danger even for an experienced batsman. His main strength lies on maintaining the line and length throughout his spell. Until now (15.03.2011) he took 12 wickets in the world cup cricket 2011 with an economy of about 4.31. He also got a big fan club in India.
Kemar Roach - West Indies
Birth Date: 30.06.1988
He is simply brilliant in his bowling. He proved his excellence in the match against Netherlands when he took 6 wickets in 8.3 overs giving only 27 runs. He collapsed the Netherlands batting order in his tough spell. It is also a notable point that he is one of the best auction player for IPL this time.
Robin Peterson - South Africa
Birth Date: 04.08.1979
Though he is listed here as a good bowler of South Africa, he is shining in his batting skills too. He is a hard hitter. In his bowling records, in the latest World Cup 2011 match held against Bangladesh, he took 4 wickets in 7 overs giving only 12 runs. 3 overs are maiden overs. He is the main reason for the victory. On the batting side, he scored 22 runs in just 9 balls in the power play which shows his hard hitting skills. Also one never forget his hard strikes in the last over against India in the World cup 2011 league match which climbs South Africa to victory. Actually 13 runs is needed for SA in the last over and Peterson only helped to climb such a difficult target. He is emerging as a good all rounder.
World Cup Cricket 2011 Finals Photos - All photos are excitingClick thumbnail to view full-size
World Cup Cricket at a glance - Results from year 1975
The table shown here consolidates all the results of the World Cup cricket events happened from the year 1975. It is nice to see that Australians are the winners for the three consecutive years and now it is India who won the World Cup cricket 2011. It is really a pride to Indians...!
World Cup Cricket 2011 : Some useful websites
Here are some useful websites about World Cup Cricket 2011.
- ESPN CRICINFO
Information about World Cup Cricket 2011 in ESPN CRICINFO
- WIKIPEDIA TALKS ABOUT WORLD CUP CRICKET 2011
Wikipedia talks about World Cup Cricket 2011
- ICC YAHOO
ICC YAHOO World Cup Cricket 2011 information
- OFFICIAL 2011 WORLD CUP WEBSITE
Official Site for World Cup Cricket 2011
- CRICKET WORLD
Information about World Cup Cricket 2011 in Cricket World
Information about World Cup Cricket 2011 in Cricket Waves
- NDTV SPORTS ABOUT WORLD CUP CRICKET 2011
Information about World Cup Cricket 2011 in NDTV Sports
Information about World Cup Cricket 2011 in CricNext
Gautam Gambhir Photo Gallery - A perfect batsman for IndiaClick thumbnail to view full-size
Sachin Tendulkar photos, Videos, wallpaperClick thumbnail to view full-size
IPL Live streaming Videos - Watch IPL Cricket live
Here are a few link list where you can see IPL matches live.
- You tube live IPL Streaming link
You can watch IPL matches here without buffering with a normal broadband speed
Kochi Tuskers Kerala too good than Mumbai Indians
It is a great match to see on April 15th 2011 when Kochi Tuskers Kerala performing brilliantly against Mumbai Indians. Sachin's hundred went in vain as Jayawardane and McCullum performed nicely against Mumbai bowling attack. They cracked Malinga's magic bowling into fours and sixes. Being 182 an challenging score to reach, they performed nicely and attained the target.
Kolkatta Knight Riders thrashed Rajasthan Royals
It is an another nice performance by Kolkatta Knight Riders on 15th April 2011. The batting shots of Gambhir and Kallis (partnership of 152 runs which is a record for this league) fetched KKR to a victory with a nine wicket spare. 11 fours and one sixes were hit by Gambhir and Kallis struck 7 fours and 2 sixes.
Kolkatta crashed Rajasthan Royals
It was a marvellous 8 wickets victory by Kolkatta Knight Riders against Rajasthan Royals yesterday (18.04.2011). Rajasthan Royals performed very poorly against KKR. Gautam Gambhir of Kolkatta team batted brilliantly and scored decent 35 runs. Rajasthan Royals earlier went out of field with scoring just 81 runs. Kolkatta batted later and reached the target in just about 14 overs. Manoj Tiwary of Kolkatta Knight Riders also batted well and scored 30 runs.
Great win for Mumbai Indians against Chennai Super Kings
It is really a great day for Mumbai Indians on 22.04.2011... Though Sachin did not performed well, it is Rohit Sharma to carry the team to a decent score of 164 against Chennai Super Kings. The chasing team CSK played better for the first 12 overs scoring about 100 runs. But later Mumbai Indians performed well and crashed the Chennai Super Kings team down the hill. Mumbai Indians won the match by 8 runs and it is a tough, interesting and nail bitting match indeed. Well done Mumbai Indians.. !
Chennai Super Kings is better than Pune Warriors
It is a good win for Chennai Super Kings yesterday (25.04.2011) against Pune Warriors. Totally the team performed well in all departments. Pune Warriors on the other side were unable to hold their wickets and partnership and thus failed to achieve the victory. Chennai Super Kings improved its rank position by 4th after this match.
Kochi Tuskers Kerala vs Deccan Chargers
KTK falls flat against Hyderabad
It is a bad day (27.04.2011) for Kochi Tuskers. When Deccan scored 129, Kochi team thought they can reach the target. But Ishant Sharma spoiled the hopes of Kochi team by taking three wickets in his first over and another two wickets in the second over. It is in fact a splendid line and length bowling by Ishant Sharma.
Finally Kochi Tuskers Kerala were bowled out for 74 runs in just 16.3 overs. And this is the poorest total in this entire IPL 2011 season.
Paul Valthaty - Performance of Paul Valthaty
It is really a great game by Paul Valthaty. The way he converts the tough balls into fours and sixes is really amazing and one can really see a Tendulkar inside him. Yes. The shot selection is brilliant. Stroking style is fascinating. Just he need to concentrate in a fair stable game. Some shots seems to be too risky and may go for a catch. Otherwise, Paul Valthaty is really the best performer in this IPL T20 series and he is a good welcome for our Indian team as a stroke making batsman.
Paul Valthaty in International cricket
Paul Valthaty is the best performer in this IPL 2011 season. But it is a question mark whether he will shine well in International cricket? Just vote for your choice here to see what public thinks about Paul Valthaty.
Do you think Paul Valthaty will shine well in Internationall cricket?
Cheer girls, Dance girls, Cheer ladies in IPL T20 cricket ground
It is becoming very popular to use Cheer girls, Cheer ladies and Dance girls in IPL T20 cricket stadium. All the audiences are excited to see these cheer girls and ladies dancing whenever a four, a six or a wicket falls. It is becoming very interesting and popular in internet to get the photos of cheer girls, cheer ladies and dance girls of IPL T20 cricket ground.
Malinga to return home without completing IPL...!
Sri Lankan board has asked Malinga to return home since he has mentioned the board an awkward answer that he will not play 3 test matches against England due to injury. The board is questioning Malinga that how he can declare that he is injured and still he is playing his IPL matches? Sri Lankan board also questions him because IPL is a rich-man game. Also they are doubting that Malinga is more interested in money and not with the team work.
IPL T20 Schedules, Results, Photos, Points
IPL T20 is now being held in India and the matches will be very hot and thrilling. First match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkatta Knight Riders itself is a great one and CSK achieved victory.
More news about IPL T20 can be viewed in the following web links.
IPL 2011 Finals video - IPL 2011 Finals Highlights
Watch IPL 2011 final highlights video online
IPL 2011 Photos - IPL T20 Cricket 2011 photosClick thumbnail to view full-size
DLF IPL T20 Girls photosClick thumbnail to view full-size
IPL Cheer girls dance videos - IPL Cheerleaders
Here are a few cheer girls cheer leaders videos taken during IPL matches.
IPL T20 Team details
Please find below the details of the team members in IPL T20 2011.
CHENNAI SUPER KINGS: R Ashwin , Sudeep Tyagi , Joginder Sharma , Doug Bollinger , Ben Hilfenhaus , Nuwan Kulasekara , Vijaykumar, S Badrinath , George Bailey , Michael Hussey , Shadab Jakati , Murali Vijay , Abhinav Mukund , Aniruda Srikkanth , K Vasudevadas, G Vignesh , Dwayne Bravo , Suresh Raina , Albie Morkel , Scott Styris , Suraj Randiv , Faf du Plessis, Wriddhiman Saha , MS Dhoni
DECCAN CHARGERS: I Sharma , PP Ojha , Harmeet Singh , A Mishra , J Theron , MS Gony , Akash Bhandari , DW Steyn, S Dhawan , DB Ravi Teja , AS Yadav , KP Pietersen , S Sohal , Bharat Chipli , Ishank Jaggi , Jaydev Shah , Kedar Devdhar , CL White , Chris Lynn , Michael Lumb, JP Duminy , I Malhotra , AA Reddy , Anand Rajan , Daniel Christian , Ankit Sharma, Kumar Sangakkara
DELHI DAREDEVILS: AB Agarkar , AB Dinda , AM Salvi , U Yadav , M Morkel , Y Nagar , Rajesh Pawar , Shahbaz Nadeem , Vikas Mishra , Vivek Yadav , VR Aaron, V Sehwag , DA Warner , AJ Finch , Colin Ingram , Prashant Naik , Robin Bist , Tejashwi Yadav , Travis Birt , Unmukt Chand, IK Pathan , Y Venugopal Rao , AB McDonald , RE van der Merwe , S Sriram , James Hopes , Robert Frylinck, NV Ojha , Matthew Wade
KINGS 11 PUNJAB: L Ablish , PP Chawla , SJ Srivastava , VS Malik , AM Nayar , Praveen Kumar , Bhargav Bhatt , Amit Yadav , Nathan Rimmington, SE Marsh , Mandeep Singh , P Dogra , DJ Hussey , Siddharth Chitnis, Bipul Sharma , Ryan Harris , AD Mascarenhas , Paul Valthaty , Sunny Singh , Stuart Broad, AC Gilchrist, Dinesh Karthik , Nitin Saini
KOCHI TUSKERS: S Sreesanth , RP Singh , Ramesh Powar , R. Vinay Kumar , Muttiah Muralitharan , Raiphi Vincent Gomez , Prasanth Padmanabhan , Y Gnaneswara Rao , Brendon McCullum, VVS Laxman , Mahela Jayawardene , Brad Hodge , Chandan Madan , Owais Shah , Michael Klinger , Kedar Jadhav , Tanmay Srivastava , Sushant Marathe , Deepak Chougule, Ravindra Jadeja , Steven Smith , Thisara Perera , Stephen O'Keefe , John Hastings , Balachandra Akhil , Yashpal Singh, Parthiv Patel
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS: Brett Lee , Laxmipathy Balaji , Pradeep Sangwan , SS Ladda , Iqbal Abdulla , Jaidev Unadkat , James Pattinson , Shami Ahmed, Manoj Tiwary , Gautam Gambhir, Eoin Morgan, Rajat Bhatia , Yusuf Pathan , Jacques Kallis , LR Shukla , Shakib Al Hasan , Ryan ten Doeschate, MS Bisla , SP Goswami , Brad Haddin
MUMBAI INDIANS: CRD Fernando , DS Kulkarni , SL Malinga , Harbhajan Singh , MM Patel , AN Ahmed , Pawan Suyal , Yuzvendra Singh Chahal
batsmen SR Tendulkar , RG Sharma , Suryakumar Yadav , Aiden Blizzard, KA Pollard , AG Murtaza , R Sathish , TL Suman , A Symonds , MC Henriques , James Franklin, AT Rayudu , AP Tare , Davy Jacobs
PUNE WARRIORS INDIA: Ashish Nehra , Murali Karthik , Wayne Parnell , Mitchell Marsh , Jerome Taylor , Kamran Khan , Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Harpreet Singh , Rahul Sharma , Shrikant Mundhe , Imtiyaz Ahmed, Graeme Smith , Callum Ferguson , Manish Pandey , Dheeraj Jadhav , Eklavya Dwivedi , Harshad Khadiwale, Yuvraj Singh, Angelo Mathews , Nathan McCullum , Alfonso Thomas , Jesse Ryder , Abhishek Jhunjhunwala , Ganesh Gaikwad , Mithun Manhas , Mohnish Mishra , Sachin Rana , Shrikant Wagh, Robin Uthappa , Tim Paine
RAJASTHAN ROYALS: Shane Warne, Amit Singh , Shaun Tait , Siddharth Trivedi , Abhishek Raut , Aditya Dole , Pankaj Singh , Nayan Doshi , Deepak Chahar , Samad Fallah, Swapnil Asnodkar , Faiz Fazal , Rahul Dravid , Ross Taylor , Paul Collingwood , Ajinkya Rahane , Aakash Chopra , Dishant Yagnik, Johan Botha , S Narwal , Stuart Binny , Shane Watson , Ankeet Chavan , Ashok Menaria , Dinesh Salunkhe, Amit Paunikar , Pinal Shah
ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE: Charl Langeveldt , Zaheer Khan , Dirk Nannes , A Mithun , S. Aravind , Nuwan Pradeep, M Kaif , Cheteshwar Pujara , Saurabh Tiwary , KB Arun Karthik , TM Dilshan , Virat Kohli , CM Gautam , Abrar Kazi , Mayank Agarwal , Luke Pomersbach , Rilee Rossouw , Jonathan Vandiar , Bhareth Narayann, Daniel Vettori , Raju Bhatkal , Ryan Ninan , Asad Khan Pathan , Johan van der Wath, AB de Villiers