Talking in an Instagram Stay chat with Ravichandran Ashwin on his newest episode of ‘Memory with Ash’, the previous Sri Lanka captain make clear what precisely went down on the coin toss at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai in that memorable match.
The 2011 World Cup last between India and Sri lanka remains to be remembered for the magnificent helicopter shot by Mahendra Singh Dhoni that went for a six and received the trophy for the hosts on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. However another talked about second of the match passed off on the coin toss the place some kind of confusion occurred between the 2 captains – Dhoni (India) and Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka – as a result of noise within the crowd.
Talking in an Instagram Stay chat with Ravichandran Ashwin on his newest episode of ‘Memory with Ash’, the previous Sri Lanka captain make clear what precisely went down on the coin toss at Wankhede Stadium in that memorable match.
“The was crowd was enormous. It by no means occurs in Sri Lanka. As soon as I had this at Eden Gardens once I couldn’t discuss to the primary slip after which in fact on the Wankhede. I bear in mind calling on the toss then Mahi wasn’t positive and mentioned did you name tail and I mentioned no I known as head,” Sangakkara mentioned.
“The match referee really mentioned I received the toss, Mahi mentioned he didn’t. There was a little bit little bit of confusion there and Mahi mentioned let’s have one other toss of the coin and heads went up once more,” he added.
“I’m not positive whether or not it was luck that I received. I consider in all probability India may need batted if I had misplaced,” the previous left-handed batsman additional mentioned.
Speaking about not having the ability to win the trophy, Sangakkara mentioned: ”Whether or not we win or lose, we have now this equilibrium on the best way to take a win or loss. The smile hides an enormous quantity of unhappiness, of disappointment, of considering of 20 million folks again in Sri Lanka who had been ready for this for therefore lengthy, since 1996. We had a chance in 2011, alternative in 2007, then T20 alternatives in 2009 and 2012.”