Inside story: How India won 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup


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07 Apr 2019, 07:41PM ISTSupply: GIST

Staff India’s former psychological conditioning coach Paddy Upton just lately revealed what transpired within the dressing room throughout their monumental profitable run within the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011. Upton revealed, ‘We have been two wickets down, with Kohli and Gambhir on the crease. Dhoni all the time waits contained in the dressing room earlier than going to bat; he by no means sits outdoors. I used to be sitting subsequent to Gary and Eric Simons (bowling coach) within the gamers' viewing space once we heard a faucet on the window behind us. It was Dhoni. He checked out Gary and pointed to himself, signalling, 'I am subsequent in.' Whether or not that small gesture was a press release or a query addressed to his coach, I do not know. However Gary merely nodded his approval. And I smiled. Cometh the hour, cometh the person...’