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India vs Australia | Sachin Tendulkar Relives India's Battle Against Australia in 2011 World Cup

IANS |June 9, 2019, 5:50 PM IST
India vs Australia | Sachin Tendulkar Relives India's Battle Against Australia in 2011 World Cup

The India-Australia clash in any ICC tournament has always been a mouth-watering affair and ahead of the Sunday face off between the two teams in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019, batting legend Sachin Tendulkar shared his memories from the 2011 edition of the event.

In the second quarter-final of the 2011 World Cup, India had faced Australia in Ahmedabad and after restricting their opponents at 260 runs, the hosts overhauled the target in 47.4 overs, thanks to respective half-centuries from Sachin, Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh.

Sharing his memories from the game, Sachin said: "In Ahmedabad, due to soaring temperatures I had changed my diet completely. I cut down on spicy food and was eating curd rice, butter milk, coconut water and all those stuff to keep clean."

"Another memory I have is when Yuvraj and (Suresh) Raina were having the partnership, I was at the massage table and (Virender) Sehwag was beside me. He thought I had fallen asleep but I was awake and could hear everything he was saying. I had become superstitious. I could hear Sehwag say 'why are you massaging him, he is sleeping' But the masseur said no he is awake," he recalled.

"So those are two memories of the Australia match we won in 2011," Sachin added.

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Pos Team P W L T/NR PTS NRR
1
ENG
5 4 1 0 8 +1.86
2
AUS
5 4 1 0 8 +0.81
3
NZ
4 3 0 1 7 +2.16
4
IND
4 3 0 1 7 +1.02
5
BAN
5 2 2 1 5 -0.27
6
SL
5 1 2 2 4 -1.77
7
WI
5 1 3 1 3 +0.27
8
SA
5 1 3 1 3 -0.20
9
PAK
5 1 3 1 3 -1.93
10
AFG
5 0 5 0 0 -2.08

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3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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2 India 5990 122
3 New Zealand 4121 114
4 South Africa 4647 111
5 Australia 4805 109
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2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
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