Anil Kumble Record 10 Wicket Haul, Its Twenty Years, Feb 7, 1999
Anil Kumble Record 10 Wicket Haul in Feroz Shah Kotla on Feb 7, 1999, against Pakistan in New Delhi comes in to picture today. Twenty Years back on the same day, Kumble has given India a 212 run victory against Arch Revivals Pakistan.
He Stands next to Englishman Jim Laker, Thus becoming the second cricketer to bank 10 wickets in an Innings in Test Cricket History. He bowled 26.3 overs with 9 Maidens conceding 76 runs picking up 10 wickets, giving India a Remarkable Victory with 212 runs against Pakistan.
A Time where Kumble was brought in to the Innings, Where Pakistan need 420 runs to win in final two days of the play. Shahid Afridi and Saeed Anwar had given Pakistan decent start When Kumble came in to bowl things have changed.
Kumble Magic started by picking up the openers and later sending back the middle order batsman of Pakistan to pavilion with his googly and unpredictable line and Length. Finally, India Wins the Match, Kumble becomes the second bowler in history to take 10 wickets in the tests.
Who is the first bowler in the International Cricket to take 10 Wickets Haul in Test?
Jim Laker (10/53), The English Bowler who took all the 10 Wickets of Australian Batsman in the year 1956 against Australia at Manchester is the first bowler to take the 10 Wickets in the test.