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I cried after winning the World Cup, reveals MS Dhoni

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Bengaluru, Feb 5: Indian captain MS Dhoni and the entire team including Sachin Tendulkar were in tears after winning the World Cup in 2011, the skipper himself has revealed in a new book.

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Dhoni, who hit a six in the final against Sri Lanka to seal the World Cup in India's favour at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on April 2, 2011, has spoken about the famous win. (10 major changes at WC)

File photo: Dhoni (right) hugs Sachin after winning World Cup

In the book "The Cricket Fanatic's Essential Guide" by Vimal Kumar ahead of World Cup 2015, Dhoni said he never thought he would cry after the win but he did.

"In the dressing room, everyone was crying. And everybody means everybody - all the 15 players, the support staff and everyone else associated with the team. In that sense, we really connected in the World Cup," Dhoni has said in the book, according to reports in the media on Thursday.

"I never thought I would cry after a win, but we all did. The world can't see those emotions of the players because you don't have the footage of that, but it summed up the mood of that night," Dhoni added.

This year's World Cup will be hosted by Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29. India's opening game is against Pakistan in Adelaide on February 15.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Thursday, February 5, 2015, 12:33 [IST]
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