Get each cricket replace! Comply with us on
Veteran Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq has recalled an incident from the Chennai Take a look at between archrivals India and Pakistan in 1999. Notably, Pakistan beat India by 12 runs within the contest. Chasing 271, the hosts misplaced the highest order for 82. Nevertheless, Sachin Tendulkar compiled a powerful 136 earlier than getting dismissed.
Notably, Tendulkar’s wicket was the turning level within the match as India folded up for 258 after his dismissal. Pakistan opted to bat first after profitable the toss. Within the first innings, the guests scored 238 whereas India scored 254. Pakistan then scored 286 of their second innings with a lead of 270.
In the meantime, Mushtaq has credited the then-skipper Wasim Akram for exhibiting belief in him in the course of the Take a look at. He recalled that Akram informed him he would not belief anybody apart from him.
“Within the first innings, I dismissed Sachin within the first or second supply. Subsequent innings when he got here to bat, he didn’t play a single shot for the primary 10 overs. He noticed all my tips. I attempted off-spin, doosra , top-spin, arm-ball. He simply performed me cautiously for 10-12 overs. After that, he began smashing me,” Mushtaq stated on The Nadir Ali podcast.
“Then, I went to Wasim Akram and informed him ‘Wasim bhai, I feel he’s studying me nicely so please take me off and produce another person.’ Akram informed me ‘Brother, it doesn’t matter what, you’ll bowl from this finish.’ do not belief anybody else. If this match turns, it can due to you’. I’d give a whole lot of credit score to Wasim Akram,” he added.
India had misplaced half of their facet with out placing even 100 runs on the board. Nevertheless, Tendulkar and wicketkeeper-batsman Nayan Mongia stitched a vital 136-run stand for the sixth wicket. After Tendulkar was dismissed for 136 off 273 balls, the lower-order crumbled because the staff bundled out for 258.
For a greater expertise: Obtain the CricTracker app from the iOS App Retailer and Google Play Retailer