One year on, Sachin reminisces World Cup victory

New Delhi: India might have completed their first anniversary of the World Cup triumph today, but the memories of the historical feat has left an everlasting impression on Sachin Tendulkar.

Tendulkar, who was vital to India's success in the World Cup a year back, said that he will cherish the memories of the triumph throughout his life.

Tendulkar holds the trophy at the Taj hotel, the day after India defeated Sri Lanka in the World Cup. Reuters

"Time flies but memories last forever. What a day it was!!! 02-04-2011," tweeted Tendulkar as the country celebrates the first anniversary of its second World Cup triumph.

Exactly on the same day a year ago, India defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai to lift the World Cup after a gap of 28 long years.

Tendulkar's World Cup-winning teammate Virender Sehwag also recollected the memories of the historic feat and thanked the cricket-crazy fans of the nation and the BCCI for their enormous support.

"Can't believe its been a year since we were crowned the World Champs! Everyone contributed to the dream spcly the supporting fans! Thank you," he tweeted. "A big hug to each and every team member including the support staff.

"A special thanks to the BCCI for being sensitive to our needs and providing us whatever we requested," Sehwag wrote on his twitter page.

PTI