Unbridled joy in India's championship

Updated: April 2, 2011, 7:34 PM ET
By Amar Shah | Special to ESPN.com

LAKEWOOD, Calif. -- For more than 20 years, Sachin Tendulkar carried on his shoulders the dreams and expectations of a billion people. This time, his team carried him.

On Saturday, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni smashed a sixer in the 48th over, leading India to a thrilling, come-from-behind victory over Sri Lanka in the ICC Cricket World Cup final.

Tendulkar attained the one goal that had eluded him in his illustrious career. He was a World Cup champion. ...

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