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2 Seats At Wankhede Stadium Where Dhoni’s 2011 World Cup-Winning Six Landed Gets A New Look-TGN

The memories of MS Dhoni smashing a winning six in the final of the ODI World Cup 2011 at the iconic Wankhede Stadium to seal the game for India are still afresh in everyone’s minds. The Mumbai Cricket Association decided to make the place even more special by creating a memorial stand.

2 Seats At Wankhede Stadium Where Dhoni’s 2011 World Cup-Winning Six Landed Gets A New Look

Yes, the two seats at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, where MS Dhoni’s iconic World Cup-winning six landed in 2011, have been redesigned to give it a special feel.

Ahead of the first World Cup 2023 game at the Wankhede Stadium, the Mumbai Cricket Association paid a huge tribute to the former captain MS Dhoni on Friday, October 21. They unveiled two special seats at Wankhede Stadium where MS Dhoni’s famous 2011 World Cup-winning six landed.

Notably, Wankhede Stadium is also selected to host four more games, including the first semi-final on November 15. The venue has been a part of many memorable moments of Indian cricket.

Money will be used to provide scholarships to emerging players

The two spacious sofas are installed in the stand with a poster of Team India celebrating the 2011 World Cup in the background. They also revealed that the cabin has been named the “World Cup 2011 Victory Memorial Stand”. 

The MCA shared a picture on their Twitter handle and wrote, “The two seats where MS Dhoni’s 2011 ODI World Cup winning six landed at the Wankhede Stadium will forever be symbolic to every cricket fan.”

 

In another Tweet, the MCA also informed that the two seats will be auctioned and the funds collected from it will be used to provide scholarships to emerging players.

The tweet read: “The funds collected from this auction will be utilised to provide scholarships to emerging players.”

 

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