Cricket World Cup 2011. Classic matches and memorable performances. Excerpts from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘Indian Spring’

Andrew Strauss.

Cold comfort for home favourites India in dead heat

Kemar Roach.

Kemar Roach caps top performance with a hat-trick

Lasith Malinga.

A hat-trick on consecutive days as Malinga strikes

Kevin O’Brien.

Ireland stun England on the back of a Kevin O’Brien storm

Stuart Broad.

English roller-coaster spins and swings again

Ross Taylor.

Celebratory fireworks by birthday boy Ross Taylor against Pakistan

Imrul Kayes.

England capsize in tune with a curious trend

Dale Steyn.

India squander riches handed down by top-order

Paul Stirling.

Stirling special halts Netherland’s march as ten Doeschate’s ton goes in vain

Kumar Sangakkara.

Kiwis grounded by Lankan masterclass

Brett Lee.

Lightning Lee strikes but lights out on Australia’s unbeaten streak

Ricky Ponting.

India end Australia’s golden World Cup run in the quarterfinal

Jacob Oram.

Jacob Oram dazzles as Proteas choke again

Sachin Tendulkar.

India-Pakistan semi-final clash leads to mid-afternoon traffic jams

Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

India’s fairy-tale crescendo on home turf final

Sachin Tendulkar reaches the pinnacle at World Cup 2011

2011 World Cup triumph a crowning glory for the Indian cricket team

(Author Indra Vikram Singh can be contacted on email

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Indra Vikram Singh’s books are available at attractive prices on Amazon:

The Big Book of World Cup Cricket 1975-2011

Published in India by Sporting Links

ISBN 978-81-901668-4-3

Crowning Glory

Published by Sporting Links

ISBN 978-81-901668-6-7

Don’s Century

Published in India by Sporting Links

ISBN 978-81-901668-5-0

A Maharaja’s Turf

Published in India by Sporting Links

ISBN 978-81-901668-3-6

Indra Vikram Singh’s latest books:

Indian Spring, on India’s triumph in the cricket World Cup 2011

Wonder Down Under, special souvenir on the cricket World Cup 2015


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