"Dhoni finishes off in style. A magnificent strike into the crowd! India lift the World Cup after 28 years!" said Ravi Shastri after MS Dhoni hit six off in the summit clash of the 2011 World Cup.

The Wankhede crowd was on its feet as Indian fans witnessed their team becoming world champions after almost three decades.

India won its first World Cup under Kapil Dev's leadership in 1983 and were not able to lay hands on the coveted trophy until 2011.

Dhoni's six and celebrations still reverberate in the ears of every supporter who was glued to the TV set on April 2, 2011.

"Viru, Sachin, Gary and Mahi may have had a discussion and planned that a left-right combination is needed in the middle because two off-spinners were bowling at that time.

It was decided that if Virat gets out Mahi will go in the middle and if Gautam gets out, I will bat next,” Yuvraj further added.

Under Dhoni's captaincy, India lost just one match against South Africa. India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan in the semi-final to set up a blockbuster finale with Sri Lanka.