Mumbai: Ever questioned what was occurring within the minds of our Workforce India heroes in that wonderful 2007 ICC World T20 ultimate towards arch-rivals Pakistan in entrance of a screeching capability crowd at The Wanderers in Johannesburg? How did opener Gautam Gambhir, who performed a match-winning 75 off 54-ball knock, handle to negate the shifting ball from potent left-arm pacers Sohail Tanvir or Umar Gul?
Or what was it like for our Indian stars when Misbah-ul-Haq was making them sweat throughout a tense run-chase? Star Sports activities now presents followers with a golden alternative to #Relive that mouth-watering contest with the heroes of the World T20 ultimate on air!
Within the lead as much as the ultimate which airs on April 17, Star Sports activities has introduced on board heroes of that fabled conflict – Gautam Gambhir and Irfan Pathan. The duo will be part of Jatin Sapru and Deep Dasgupta on Star Sports activities Hindi (SS 1 Hindi, SS First and SS 3) at Three p.m. as they recall these memorable moments and can dish out fascinating anecdotes from the sector of play in a particular ‘Watchalong’ of the Finale.
For the primary time, viewers will have the ability to watch the sport and on the similar time, hear from their heroes about what precisely occurred throughout these nerve-wrecking moments in Johannesburg on September 24 in 2007.
The 2007 World T20 ultimate was testomony to the truth that Workforce India eclipsed the not possible towards all odds. After opting to bat, India misplaced its first two wickets with simply 40 runs on the board. Gambhir then proved to be the mainstay of the innings and saved on clobbering common boundaries which ensured the scoreboard saved ticking.
Yuvraj Singh, the hero from the epic semi-final match towards Australia, discovered it powerful to get going and was dismissed for simply 14. Skipper MS Dhoni too departed cheaply for simply 6. Rohit Sharma, in the long run, performed a cameo of 30 to take the group whole to 157/5 within the allotted 20 overs.
A gruelling chase ensued. Pakistan’s innings didn’t get any sort of momentum and the aspect was diminished to 77/6 within the 12th over. Misbah-ul-Haq then determined to take issues in his personal fingers and began dispatching Indian bowlers throughout the park.
Within the ultimate over, Pakistan had been clear favourites as they wanted simply 13 runs. Nevertheless, Dhoni pulled out a rabbit from the hat and threw the ball to Joginder Sharma. Misbah smashed the second ball for a six and Pakistan had been simply 6 runs away from the goal. However on the third supply, he performed a horrendous shot as he went for a scoop over brief fine-leg and ended up handing a easy catch to S. Sreesanth to offer India a victory by 5 runs, a second that received etched in Indian cricket historical past ceaselessly.