Seventh February 1999: When Anil Kumble scored the best ten against Pakistan

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Anil Kumble’s surprising figures read 74/10, and he joined past England cricketer Jim Laker as the primary bowlers to have taken ten wickets in an innings of a Test.
Anil Kumble celebrates with his associates resulting in snatching ten wickets against Pakistan.
Anil Kumble is seen as a standout amongst the best spinners in the history of the preoccupation and on this day 20 years back; the astonishing India leggie got ten wickets in an innings against Pakistan to content history as the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi.
Kumble’s astounding figures read 74/10, and he joined past England cricketer Jim Laker as the principle bowlers to take ten wickets in an innings of a Test.
India was down 1-0 in the two-match plan against their most despised opponents and required great shows from their star players, and that is what Jumbo gave on the fourth day of the Test.
Batting first, India were skittled out for only 252 with captain Mohammad Azharuddin and opener Sadagopan Ramesh hitting separate half-hundreds. Spinner Saqlain Mushtaq was the pick of the Pakistan bowlers as he finished with remarkable figures of 5/94.
Indian tweakers by then turned into the large concentration as they bundled out the visitors for 172, taking a healthy first innings lead. Kumble and Harbhajan Singh scalped four and three wickets independently to break the establishment of the Pakistan batting line-up.
Opener Ramesh continued with his excellent structure and struck his second 50 keeps running of the Test to lead India’s charge. Sourav Ganguly contributed with a supportive 62 to move India’s score to 339 in the second composition.
Pursuing 420 to win, Pakistan began off on the front foot with Saeed Anwar and Shahid Afridi is putting on a century represent the first wicket. In any case, that is when things changed definitely for the guests as Kumble broke the association by disposing of Afridi.
Ijaz Ahmed, Inzamam-Ul-Haq and Mohammad Yousuf and Moin adhered to this similar example as Pakistan were four down in the accompanying five overs. Moin Khan and Saeed Anwar unnecessarily fell consistently as Kumble was making happy on the turn pleasant wicket at Kotla.
Saleem Malik and Wasim Akram tried to persevering through the ship and were even compelling for a brief period as they put on 50 runs stand. In any case, Kumble was having none of it, and he completed Malik’s stay to reveal the tail. Mushtaq Ahmed and Saqlain Mushtaq were removed off dynamic movements as Pakistan were nine down for 198.
As Kumble was just a wicket far from guaranteeing the memorable accomplishment, pacer Javagal Srinath began bowling route outside off stump trying to ensure the spinner hasn’t prevented the opportunity from securing asserting a ten-for. Akram turned into the prized scalp for the India spinner as the southpaw edge the ball under the control of VVS Laxman at forwarding short leg, and the memorable accomplishment before the stuffed house in the capital.