New Delhi: Sri Lanka has decided to conduct a judicial inquiry into the final of the Cricket World Cup 2011. In Sri Lanka these days, the allegation is again in the news that the Cricket World Cup Final 2011 was 'sold' to India. KDS Ruwanchandra, Secretary, Sports Ministry told the media that the investigation has been handed over to the police. The police's special instituting unit related to sports will investigate it.
It is noteworthy that former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage had alleged that the 2011 World Cup was handed over to India by Sri Lanka. He had said that I think now I can talk in this regard, I am not connecting the players with anyone, but some sections were connected in it. Sri Lanka last won the 1996 World Cup under the captaincy of Arjuna Ranatunga. Ranatunga, who was the captain of this team, has also expressed surprise at the results of the 2011 World Cup and asked to investigate it first. The local media report said that former captain and chief selector of the 2011 World Cup final was Arvind DeSilva Is called by the investigating agencies on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka scored 274 for six wickets in 50 overs in the final of the World Cup 2011. At the same time, Sachin Tendulkar of Team India returned to the pavilion after scoring 18 runs. But after that, India made a great comeback in the match. The fielding of the Sri Lankan team was also very poor in this match which helped the Indian batsmen a lot. In this match, Gautam Gambhir played an excellent innings of 97 runs. Finally, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (91) got Team India the title with a six. India won by 6 wickets in the final match at Wankhede Stadium.