new Delhi: Inzamam-ul-Haq, former captain of the Pakistan cricket team, feels that the 98-run innings played by Sachin Tendulkar against Pakistan in the World Cup 2003 was one of the best innings of the great batsman’s career. is. Sachin scored 98 in the World Cup group match played against Pakistan on 1 March 2003 at Centurion, South Africa. Pakistan had given India a target of 274 runs, which India had achieved.
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Inzamam said in India’s off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin’s YouTube show DRS with Ash, “I have seen Sachin playing a lot, but I never saw him the way he batted in that match.” The way he faced our bowlers in those situations was excellent. I think he scored 98 runs before being dismissed by Shoaib Akhtar.
He said, “I think it was one of Sachin’s best innings. He removed the pressure that he had. He played the best innings in front of our top level fast bowling attack. The way he hit boundaries.” He removed the pressure on the coming batsmen. If anyone asks Sachin, he will definitely call that innings the favorite. “
Inzamam said that after scoring 273 runs, Pakistan was confident of victory as they had bowlers like Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Akhtar. He said, ‘We had Akram, Younis, Akhtar in our bowling attack and the conditions that were there were suited to the fast bowlers. The match was played at Centurion, so we thought we had made a good score.