India and Sri Lanka have a long history of cricket rivalry, but in 2002, the two countries achieved an incredible feat by becoming joint winners of the ICC Champions Trophy. This shared victory was a testament to the strength of cricket in both countries and the competitive spirit of the players.
India and Sri Lanka’s Champions Trophy Win
The ICC Champions Trophy was first held in 1998 and is a One Day International (ODI) cricket tournament for the top eight teams in the world. In 2002, India and Sri Lanka were both in the top eight and were drawn to face each other in the final of the tournament. The match was a thrilling affair, with both sides playing at the top of their game. In the end, the match was declared a tie after both teams finished on the same score.
Year of Shared Victory
This shared victory came in 2002, a year that will be remembered fondly by cricket fans in both India and Sri Lanka. It was a unique moment in the history of cricket, with both sides showing tremendous sportsmanship and respect for the other. The shared victory was a fitting end to a thrilling tournament and a testament to the strength of cricket in both countries.
India and Sri Lanka’s shared victory in the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy is a moment that will be remembered fondly by cricket fans for many years to come. It was a unique moment in the history of cricket and a testament to the strength of the game in both countries.