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Dhoni leads India to World Cup glory

Updated: April 2, 2011, 7:11 PM ET
By Peter Della Penna | Special to ESPN.com

India might have wanted to win the World Cup for its biggest star, Sachin Tendulkar, but it was MS Dhoni who shined brightest Saturday night in Mumbai. The Indian captain cemented his status as one of the finest leaders of his generation in any sport by leading his country to its first World Cup title since 1983 with its gripping home victory over Sri Lanka.

Dhoni will never be known as a great batsman in the annals of the game, but the glory he has brought to India through his growing ...

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