Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Home Sports Such was Wasim Akram's plan failed in 1999, told Waqar Younis -...

Such was Wasim Akram’s plan failed in 1999, told Waqar Younis – ‘I will not be out on Kumble’s ball’

The Pakistan cricket team visited India in 1999. The last Test of the two-match Test series was being played at the Ferozeshah Kotla ground in Delhi. Pakistan were 1-0 ahead in the series and they were looking for a 2–0 clean sweep in the series. In that Test match played in Delhi, Anil Kumble took 10 wickets, creating history in the second innings. The captain of Pakistan at that time was Wasim Akram. Akram has said some important things about this test match. He said that I told Waqar that you play your shots, I will not give my wicket to Kumble. Akram’s plan failed in this match and he too became a victim of Kumble.

Tabrez Shamsi selected current ‘Fab-4’ spinners, included an Indian in the list


Akash Chopra interviewed Wasim Akram on YouTube channel. It is said for Akram that he wanted Kumble not to take 10 wickets, for this he was out on the bowler of another bowler. When Akash Chopra asked Akram about this, he said, ‘No, it would be against sportsmanship. I told Waqar Younis that you play your normal cricket, I will not be out on the ball of Anil Kumble. As captain, I told Waqar to play his natural cricket and play shots off the ball of Javagal Srinath. It was a big day for Kumble and India.

Latif furious at Babur’s statement of learning Virat and English


Pakistan had to face defeat by 212 runs in that match. India scored 252 runs in the first innings, in response Pakistan scored just 172 runs in the first innings. India’s second innings was restricted to 339 runs. For Pakistan, the target was 420 runs. Pakistan had also scored 100 runs without losing wickets. Shahid Afridi was dismissed for 41, Pakistan lost the first wicket for 101 runs and then all the remaining wickets fell within 106 runs.




Most Popular

49 new cases of corona virus in Kerala, around 99 thousand people under surveillance; Total Patients 896

On Monday (25 May), 49 new cases of Kovid-19 were reported in Kerala, including a health worker and two detained persons. With this,...

Notice to owner of stadium of Manoj Tiwari playing cricket in lockdown

On Monday, the administration on Monday caught hold of the issue of not following social distancing and masking on behalf of several players...

How is West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel preparing for the Test series with England

Long-time West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel says he is trying to balance his fitness and weight. Gabriel did not perform better in...

College Exams 2020: Undergraduate and Postgraduate final year examinations in Madhya Pradesh from 29 June to 31 July

In Madhya Pradesh, undergraduate and postgraduate classes, final year of courses and semester exams will be taken from 29 June to 31 July....

Recent Comments