Today, That 12 months: Anil Kumble Turned 2nd Bowler to Take all 10 wickets vs Pakistan, WATCH

Former India captain and leg-spinner Anil Kumble grew to become solely the second bowler within the historical past of Take a look at cricket on this present day in 1999 to assert all 10 wickets in an innings. Kumble equalled the feat achieved by Englishman Jim Laker earlier than him as he ran by arch-rivals Pakistan is a memorable Take a look at match on the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi.

It was on this present day, 24 years in the past, when former India spinner Anil Kumble sprung his magic towards Pakistan to take all ten wickets in a single Take a look at innings. He achieved the feat towards Pakistan on the stadium, now generally known as Arun Jaitley cricket stadium in Delhi through the second Take a look at of the two-match sequence.

India had set Pakistan a goal of 420 runs within the match and the guests acquired off to a gentle begin as openers Shahid Afridi and Saeed Anwar placed on 101 runs for the primary wicket. It was then Kumble who got here into the assault and wreaked havoc on the Pakistani batting line-up.

WATCH Anil Kumble decide up 10 wickets in an innings vs Pakistan right here…

The leg-spinner, often known as ‘Jumbo’ first dismissed Afridi (41) within the twenty fifth over. After the right-handed batter’s dismissal, India stored on taking wickets by Kumble, and Pakistan was lowered to 128/6 very quickly. Kumble then stored on taking wickets at common intervals and he acquired his tenth scalp within the 61st over after dismissing Wasim Akram.

This effort enabled India to register a win by 212 runs, and Kumble grew to become the second bowler after England’s Jim Laker to take all ten wickets in a single Take a look at inning. Kumble completed with bowling figures of 10/74 from 26.3 overs. A legend of the sport, Kumble had introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket in 2008.

He completed with 619 wickets within the longest format of the sport.He has the third-highest variety of wickets (619) in Assessments, solely behind Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan (800) and Australia’s Shane Warne (708). New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel had change into the third bowler to choose all ten wickets in a single Take a look at innings and he achieved the feat towards India on the Wankhede Stadium.

(with ANI inputs)

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