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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Anil Kumble's excellent bowling to India lift the Titan Cup

Cricket Highlights - Anil Kumble's excellent bowling to India lift the Titan Cup


Titan Cup triangular one-day international series of the final ODI match played between India vs South Africa at Mumbai in 06th November 1996.

India's leg-spinner Anil Kumble's excellent bowling performance to India lift the Triangular Series Titan Cup by 35 runs over South Africa at Mumbai

India skipper Sachin Tendulkar won the toss elected to batted first and India set up the total of 220 for seven wickets in 50 overs.

India lost two quick wickets - Sanjay Manjrekar (7) and Javagal Srinath (5), Sachin Tendulkar settled the batting, He hit cracking shots.

Tendulkar played captain innings He has completed his delightful half century, Tendulkar scored a scintillating 67 off 88 deliveries including 6 fours.

Mohammad Azharuddin contributed brilliant 26, Rahul Dravid take the time and he set up scoredboard he added 31 off 41 deliveries, Robin Singh run out at 5 by Jonty Rhodes.

Rhodes outstanding fielding and direct hit throw to dismiss Robin Singh, at this India lost 6 wickets for 153.

Middle order batsmen Ajay Jadeja takes the responsibility on his shoulder he move the scoreboard 200-plus, Jadeja unbeaten 43 with 2 balls 2 tremendous sixes against Nicky Boje.

Ajay Jadeja's marvelous batting performance to India reached the total 220 for 7 - For South Africa's bowler Pennie de Villiers took three wickets.

While South Africa chasing 221 - south africa half team slumped down at 84, South Africa opener Hudson (7) and Gary Kirsten contributed 23 off 42 deliveries.

No.3rd one down batsmen Lance Klusener scored just 7 runs, Jonty Rhodes and Hansie Cronje both scored just 6 runs - Daryll Cullinan scored brilliant 31 with single boundary.

Nicky Boje out for 3, David Richardson and Pat Symcox both played outstanding innings helped to saved some dignity for South Africa, both build 88 run stand for eighth wicket, Richardson's great effort he out for 43,

Pat Symcox played respectable innings he scored a splendid 46 and last wicket taken by Anil Kumble.

Allan Donald firs ball out is the first time he came out to back 1996 and it's not lasted lond, So India wrap up this game terrific performance by them after winning the toss and deciding to bat first india didn't get a big score 220 but it was competitive one, South Africa all out at 185,

India deserved victory on the night played wonderful cricket, For Indian bowlers Venkatesh Prasad took three important wickets of - Hudson, Klusener and Richardson.

Anil Kumble excellent bowling performance to he took four wickets helped to India win by 35 runs and India lift the 1996 Titan Cup against South Africa at Mumbai.