Former Indian cricket team captain Mohammad Azharuddin has been seen active on social media for some time now. He keeps reminiscing about the old matches. He shared a similar post on Tuesday. The president of the Hyderabad Cricket Association shared a picture on Tuesday. India defeated England in this match of the 1999 World Cup.
He gave a caption with this picture and also asked a question. Azhar wrote, ‘This match of World Cup 99 was played on 30 May. We won against England.
Fans also did not delay in answering this question. He told that Saurabh Ganguly was adjudged the man of the match. Ganguly became one of the most successful captains of India. He became the captain of the Indian team after Azharuddin. Ganguly first scored 40 runs in this match and then took three wickets for 27 runs.
The match was played on 30 May 1999 at Edgbaston. India was invited to bat first. Rahul Dravid contributed 52 and Ajay Jadeja contributed 39 runs. India had scored 232 runs for 8 wickets.
In reply, India won the match by 63 runs. The entire England team was all out for 169 runs. Ganguly was the most successful bowler for India. He took three wickets. On the other hand, Anil Kumble took two wickets for 30 runs in 10 overs. And Javagal Srinath took 2 wickets for 25 runs.
Unfortunately, the Indian team could not reach the semi-finals. She was out of Super Six. Although reached the final of the 2003 World Cup.