This day, 1999: When Kumble registered a ‘Perfect 10’ against Pak

It was on February 7, 1999 when legendary Indian leg-spinner Anil Kumble forced Pakistan team to bow before him at the Feroz Shah Kotla, now known as the Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium.

During the second Test of the two-match series, Kumble picked up all 10 wickets and became only the second bowler in world cricket after England’s Jim Laker to claim all wickets in an innings.

India had lost the first Test in Chennai by a mere 12 runs and were in a must-win situation in the Delhi Test in 1999.

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