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Anil Kumble’s 10-wicket haul against Pakistan

16 years ago, on this Day – 7th February 1999, India’s Anil Kumble created history as he became the first Indian to pick up 10 wickets in an innings and only the 2nd bowler ever to achieve this feat. 

Playing at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi, chasing a target of 420, Pakistan were looking set to make a good match out of it as they had a century opening partnership scoring a run-rate of over 5 runs per over. But Anil Kumble had some different plans as he ran through the entire Pakistani batting line-up in less than 27 overs wrapping the innings for a total of 207 runs helping India win by a huge margin of 212 runs. 

Here’s a throwback looking back at one of the best displays of bowling display in Test Cricket history – 

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