If you were old enough to be alive in 1996 and understand cricket, then you probably witnessed one of the most amazing cricketing duels in the history of the ODIs. Yes, that is what happened between Aamir Sohail and Venkatesh Prasad in the Quarter finals of the 1996 Cricket World Cup. This was a charged match to say the least.
Aamir sohail was in top form along with Saed Anwar and the two had put in close to 100 runs for a second wicket partnership. Sohail took off on Prasad and clobbered him for a four. And then pointedly suggested to him ” Dude, this is where i will hit the ball” – see image
The very next ball was divine – Venkatesh Prasad clean bowled Sohail with a beauty of a slow ball.
and showed Aamir Sohail the way out.
India evenutally won the match and went on to the semi-finals. See the full Video
Relive this – as the next semi-final match between India and Pakistan wil going to be ballistic and epic !! Chose your pick on who will win!