Kumble became the second bowler after taking Jim's England 10 wickets in an innings
The Indian leg spinner took 10 wickets in the 26.3 overs against Pakistan in 74 balls.
Sports desk Former Indian leg-spinner Anil Kumble achieved an unprecedented feat by taking 10 wickets in an innings of a Test match against Pakistan. 20 years have passed to this feat. This match was played in Delhi's Ferozeshah Kotla. Where Kumble took 10 wickets in 74 balls in 26.3 overs. India won the last match of the two test series by 212 runs and scored a series 1-1.
No one could do this after Kumble
With this performance, Kumble became the second bowler after England's Jim Leigh taking all 10 wickets in one innings in Test history. O 'Spinner took all 10 wickets in an innings against Australia in July, 1956.
After the historical performance of Kumble, no bowler could reach the achievement of getting 10 wickets in the innings. After this performance of Kumble, Sri Lankan off spinner Muttiah Muralitharan took 9 wickets in an innings in 2002, Sri Lanka's left arm spinner Rangana Herat won 9 wickets in 2014 and South African left arm spinner Keshav Maharaj took 9 wickets in 2018, But no one could complete 10 wickets.
In the Test match played by India, India won the toss and batted batting with 252 in the first innings and Pakistan scored 172 in the first innings. After this, India scored 339 runs in the second innings with an 80-run lead to give Pakistan the target of 420 runs to win the match. Chasing Pakistan, the team was reduced to 207 in 60.3 overs.
Wasim Akram disclosed that former Pakistani captain Wasim Akram disclosed one of the actions of Kumble in 2017. Akram said, "When Kumble took 9 wickets, then I and Waqar Younis were batting. At that time Waqar told me that if one of the two runs out, then Kumble's 10 wickets will not be possible.
Waqar gave the claim to the Wasim by saying that this claim was baseless. He had tweeted, "It had never happened, maybe the rising age of Wasim Bhai is taking effect." After this controversy, distances are visible in both the giants.