The 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup Final was played between India and Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on 2 April 2011. This was the 10th ICC Cricket World Cup. India won the match by six wickets, its second World Cup victory, having previously won in 1983. India became the third nation to have won the World Cup more than once, along with Australia and the West Indies. This was the first World Cup where both the finalists were Asian teams. This was the second time in World Cup history that a host nation won the World Cup Final and the first time to win on their home ground. Sri Lanka was a co-host when it won the 1996 Cup, but the final match was played in Lahore, Pakistan. In the stadium, the match was watched by 33,000 spectators and on TV, in India alone, the final was watched by 67.6 million viewers although another estimate put the figure at 135 million.
Watch highlights of the World cup 2011 finals below
Toss : Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Location : Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Result : Ind won by 6 Wickets
Scores : Srilanka 274/6 [Jayawardene -103 (88), Sangakkara 48 (67), Z Khan -2 for 60]
Ind 277/4 [Gambir – 97(122), Dhoni 91 (79), Malinga – 2 for 42]