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India's World Cup dream took shape years ago
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India won the World Cup before Australia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka did and their 1983 victory at Lord's destroyed the confidence of the West Indies to such and extent that the winners of the first two editions are still to recover from that stunner.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 7:24:16 PM

Dhoni sports a bald look after World Cup triumph
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Less than 24 hours after India were crowned cricket's World champions, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was spotted with a bald look at the team's felicitation ceremony here Sunday.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 7:15:22 PM

World Cup celebrations continue among netizens
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Microblogging and social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook Sunday continued to remain abuzz with people congratulating the Indian team for winning the World Cup, while some sought to know the whereabouts of model Poonam Pandey who had promised to strip if the country won.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 6:48:07 PM

India fined for maintaining slow over-rate
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) World Cup champions India have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their final against Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium here Saturday.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 5:12:01 PM

Dhoni gets Rs.2 crore, Delhi players Rs.1 crore each
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Delhi government Sunday announced cash rewards of Rs.2 crore for Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Rs.1 crore each for the four Delhi players in the World Cup winning squad -- Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Ashish Nehra and Virat Kohli.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 4:15:07 PM

Euphoric fans throng Gambhir's Delhi home
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) A day after India clinched the World Cup, fans thronged outside ace batsman Gautam Gambhir's home in central Delhi Sunday to congratulate his family. Gambhir had played the role of a sheet anchor and made a brave 97 in the final against Sri Lanka.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 3:41:48 PM

US ambassador congratulates India
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer Sunday congratulated India on its cricket World Cup victory over Sri Lanka and said he was proud to watch the two nation's cricketers put up a truly spectacular show.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 2:04:06 PM

President to meet, congratulate Indian cricket team
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who enjoyed the exciting cricket World Cup final along with Sri Lankan President M. Rajapaksa, will Sunday meet and congratulate the victorious Indian cricket team.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 1:49:45 PM

Delhi players, Dhoni to get more cash awards
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Delhi government Sunday announced cash rewards for Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and four Delhi players in the World Cup winning squad -- Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Ashish Nehra and Virat Kohli.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 1:31:19 PM

World Cup party continues in Kolkata
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) The Saturday night fever in Kolkata after Team India's cricket World Cup triumph stretched to Sunday morning as motorcycle borne youngsters roamed the streets, waving the Indian flag, and people crowded tea stalls and street corners, animatedly discussing the heroic feat of the Men in Blue.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 1:25:28 PM

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