Gambhir says this World Cup is for Sachin Tendulkar

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Gambhir says this World Cup is for Sachin Tendulkar

The classy Indian top-order batsman Gautam Gambhir, who scored a phenomenal innings of 97 in the final clash against Sri Lanka, dedicated the World Cup victory to the master blaster, Sachin Tendulkar.

India routed Sri Lanka by six-wickets in the ultimate contest of the showpiece event, where a stunning partnership of 109 between Gambhir and Mahendra Singh Dhoni steered Indian side to bring the coveted trophy home.

While celebrating the World Cup victory after 28 years, the whole Indian team lifted Sachin Tendulkar on their shoulders and gave him a ride of honour.

“We wanted to win it for Sachin Tendulkar. This World Cup is for him,” an emotional Gambhir said.

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