Sourav Ganguly completed the two-match India-Pakistan Check sequence with 131 runs at 43.66.© AFP
Inzaman-ul-Haq made a revelation in regards to the 1999 Check between India and Pakistan in Chennai, saying the dismissal of Sourav Ganguly, who was given out caught by wicket-keeper Moin Khan, in India’s second innings was “a uncertain one.” Inzaman was talking on India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin‘s YouTube present DRS With Ash when Ashwin posed the previous Pakistan captain a query in regards to the mentioned dismissal. “There have been two folks concerned within the affair. One Azhar Mahmood and the opposite Moin Khan. When Sourav performed the shot, it hit Azhar Mahmood first on his physique after which Moin Khan caught it,” mentioned Inzamam.
“I can not clearly inform you about it as a result of Azhar was not taking part in that Check match. I used to be unwell within the second innings so in my place Azhar was the substitute. I used to be not on the bottom at the moment however I can say that the catch was a uncertain one.”
Replays of that ball by Saqlain Mushtaq confirmed that the ball had bounced off the bottom after hitting Mahmood’s leg, earlier than Moin leapt ahead and grabbed the ball proper subsequent to Ganguly on the pitch.
The on-field umpires bought collectively for some time after Pakistan’s attraction and declared Ganguly out.
Ganguly’s dismissal lowered India to 82 for five of their chase of 271 runs within the fourth innings.
In a closely-fought contest, India had been bowled out for 258 regardless of Sachin Tendulkar’s 136 and misplaced the match by a slender margin of 12 runs.
On Inzamam’s admission, Ashwin, who had watched the match as a child, mentioned: “Inzy bhai, I’ve to salute you now since you admitted that it was certainly a uncertain catch.”
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