Thatscricket - News - Kumble~~s ~~The Perfect 10 Memorabilia~~ Launched

Published: Sunday, March 25, 2001, 23:53 [IST]
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Bangalore: Anil Kumble's "The Perfect 10 Memorabilia" was launched at a simple but impressive function on Saturday night. The memorabilia, unveiled by the Anil Kumble Sports Promotion (P) Ltd, is a special limited edition print capturing momentous feat of the ace leg spinner bagging all the 10 wickets against Pakistan in the second innings on February seven, 1999, in New Delhi. It also captures the action at the right instance, with the historic scorecards sandwiched between two rows of photographs. Leading Indian cricketers were present on the occasion. Rahul Dravid and Javagal Srinath, who spoke on the occasion, said Anil Kumble deserved the honours.Several former cricketers like E A S Prasanna and B S Chandrasekhar were also present. Anil Kumble said part of the proceedings from the sale of memorabilia would be given to the Gujarat Relief Fund. The memorabilia, which is individually numbered and personally autographed by Anil Kumble, is priced at Rupees 5500 for unframed and Rupees 8500 for a specially handcrafted wooden frame.Anil Kumble is the only second bowler in cricket history after Jim Laker to take all the 10 wickets in an innings in Test cricket. UNI

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