India beat South Africa by 7 runs to emerge World Cup Champions

After 11 years, India once again claimed the World Cup title this time in Barbados in a nail biting finale against South Africa

Jun 29, 2024 - 22:53
Jun 30, 2024 - 11:18
India beat South Africa by 7 runs to emerge World Cup Champions

It was a tightly contested match against Proteas in Barbados as Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya finally led India to an almost impossible win.

And this was an iconic match and a memorable tournament. For staters, India sailed through till the semis and even when the going got tough, the men in blue remained calm and worked their magic.

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Virat Kohli announced his retirement from World Cup and seven months after India's humilating defeat in Ahmedabad, they went all the way to lifting the cup at the ICC T20 men's World Cup championship, creating history.

The last time India won the World Cup was in 2011 and before that in 1983. And now, in 2024, the team has once again made heads turn with their consistent performance and near perfect partnerships. 

And of course who can forget that all important catch by Surya Kumar Yadav. He literally caught the cup!

But the big question is - did you ever doubt India's victory in the World Cup this time?

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