New Delhi: Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar used to lose his cool on the field. Something similar happened during the Indo-Pak match of the Champions Trophy in 2004. In this match played in Birmingham, Rahul Dravid, who was always calm, clashed with Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar.
Akhtar became a bit more aggressive
Let us tell you that in the matches against India, Akhtar used to become a bit more aggressive. Actually, Rahul Dravid sent Shoaib Akhtar’s ball towards the boundary. In the meantime, Dravid ran for two runs fast, but in the meantime Akhtar stood in the middle of them.
Dravid hit Akhtar while running
Dravid collided with Shoaib, who was watching the ball, while completing the run. Angered by this, Rahul Dravid asked Akhtar to move away from the run-taking path. At the same time, Shoaib got angry and said something to Dravid. Rahul Dravid went to Shoaib.
Inzamam broke the fight
When the Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq saw the growing controversy, he, along with the umpire, separated the two. However, this match was won by Pakistan by three wickets. Batting first, India scored 200 runs with the help of Rahul Dravid’s 67 and Ajit Agarkar’s 47. Pakistan won the last over with 4 balls to spare, thanks to Yusuf Yohana’s 81-run knock.