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On this day: MS Dhoni's Team India lift maiden T20 World Cup in 2007 after Misbah ul Haq's mistimed scoop is caught by a nervous Sreesanth | Cricket News

On at the present time: MS Dhoni’s Crew India raise maiden T20 World Cup in 2007 after Misbah ul Haq’s mistimed scoop is caught by a nervous Sreesanth | Cricket Information

On at the present time, 15 years in the past, Crew India did one thing that was least anticipated of them. The MS Dhoni-led India clinched the inaugural T20 World Cup title in 2007 in Johannesburg, South Africa, on this very day, September 24. The championship win was celebrated amid enormous fanfare in India all through the evening as India beat Pakistan within the ultimate to make a doubly particular win. The title win considerably killed the demons of the early ouster of Rahul Dravid-led crew from the 2007 ODI World Cup in March. The day additionally marked the arrival of Dhoni, the captain. In solely his first match as captain, he achieved a world title. 

What occurred within the ultimate?

India received the toss and opted to bat first. One massive identify lacking for India was Virender Sehwag who had been dominated out as a result of an harm. In his place, Yusuf Pathan made his worldwide debut and scored 15 off 8 balls. Indian center order didn’t shine towards Pakistan bowling. It was as a result of Gautam Gambhir’s good 75 off 54 balls that India managed to placed on 157/5 in 20 overs. His knock included 8 fours and a pair of sixes respectively. To not neglect, a younger Rohit Sharma smashed 30 off 16 balls as nicely, together with 2 fours and 1 six respectively. 

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Led by @msdhoni, #TeamIndia created historical past as they clinched the ICC World T20 Trophy. _ _— BCCI (@BCCI) September 24, 2022

Chasing the goal, Pakistan had been bowled out for 152 as India received the ultimate by 5 runs to raise the World Cup. The Pakistani bowling line crumbled and it was only one good innings from Misbah ul Haq that kep them going all through. Nonetheless, Misbah mistimed a scoop within the final over bowled by Joginder Sharma which went to brief advantageous leg and a nervy Sreesanth took a wobbly catch to complete the sport. What adopted was a collection of celebrations in South Africa and in India amongst followers. 

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