“We didn’t even know Yuvraj and Kaif”, big statement of former English player playing NatWest final

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I can tell you that we were very happy with ourselves when we came back to the dressing room and were having some great food.

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One of the best cricketing nations in the world, India has gone through many ups and downs in the game. The NatWest Final 2002 final is one of the biggest wins in Indian cricket history and former England cricketer Nick Knight spoke about the match and recalled how “for spectators at Lord’s”. India won the final because of “extraordinary partnership”.

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we were enjoying great food

Talking to cricket.com, Nick said that after winning the toss and electing to bat first, England scored 325 for five with brilliant centuries from captain Nasser Hussain and Marcus Trescothick. “The game at that time was not played like it is played now. So 325…I can tell you we were very happy with ourselves when we came back to the dressing room and had some great food I knew we were playing against a good team with very good players, but in those days if you used to get 325, you can’t imagine that you could lose.

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Didn’t know much about Yuvraj and Kaif

Chasing the target of 326 runs, India got off to a great start in which openers Virender Sehwag and Sourav Ganguly shared a 106-run partnership. “Then Ganguly and Sehwag came out to bat, smashed the first few overs. I then started thinking, maybe after 10 overs that it could be a very close match here because Dravid, Tendulkar was yet to come and we were actually Yuvraj. And didn’t know much about Kaif.

“We knew they were good and talented players, but I really didn’t think so, if I’m really here to be honest, when Sachin got out for 140 for 5, I didn’t think these two players Whom we didn’t know much about, they can also do such a feat? From there Yuvraj Singh and Mohammad Kaif led the innings and won India in this match. In the end, India won this match in 49.3 balls and Sourav After Ganguly’s victory, the celebration made him even more memorable.


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