THE STAGE is all set on March 24, for an epic encounter between the defending champion vs the anticipated champions within the quarterfinals of the ICC cricket world cup 2011. Sure, it’s official now. With an 80-run win over West Indies (WI) within the final league match of World Cup 2011, it was confirmed that the Indian workforce will tackle Australia within the second quarter finals of the event. Within the final league match in opposition to WI, India was bowled out for 268 runs within the 50th over; once more shedding its final seven wickets for mere 50 runs and the Indian workforce was not capable of bat for its full fifty over third time in a row. Earlier in opposition to South Africa, that they had misplaced their final 9 wickets for 29 runs, and in addition misplaced that match.
Dhoni’s technique in opposition to WI is underneath scrutiny. Cricket specialists like Tony Graig are claiming that India was not eager to win the match in opposition to Windies in order that they may keep away from Australia in quarterfinals. Like it or hate it, India defeated West Indies – making it very clear that its India Vs Australia on 24th march 2011 at Ahmadabad, the place historical past shall be made as India is a crowd favourite for this WC 2011 and can tackle the defending champion Australia. The final time a excessive profile encounter between each groups came about within the finals of 2003 world cup the place Australia destroyed the hopes of India successful their second world cup. India was badly mauled in that match and it’s time for a beneficiant payback. Will India be capable of avenge the defeat within the ultimate of the 2003 world cup or will it’s a repeat of that match and finish all Indian hopes for the world cup 2011? Solely time will inform.