Apart from Virat, Rahul Dravid, the head coach of the Indian team, also attended the New Zealand dugout.
Mumbai-born New Zealand left-arm spinner Ejaz Patel has done well in the second Test against India at Wankhede. He took 10 wickets in the first innings to match the record of veteran Indian cricketer Anil Kumble. As soon as Ejaz set the record, many congratulated him. Indian captain Virat Kohli lauded Jat Ejaz’s performance in the New Zealand dressing room.
Virat’s action for Ejaz is being discussed on social media. Apart from Virat, Rahul Dravid, the head coach of the Indian team, also congratulated Ejaz. In India’s first innings, Ejaz took 10 wickets for 119 runs in 47.5 overs. He equaled Jim Laker of England and Anil Kumble of India, who had rare performances in Test cricket. After this brilliant performance, congratulations are pouring in on him.
In 1956, England’s Laker (51.2-23-53-10) took 10 wickets against Australia at Old Trafford and in 1999, Kumble (26.3-9-74-10) took 10 wickets against Pakistan. Ejaz managed to get 10 victims abroad. Richard Headley has taken the most 9 wickets from New Zealand so far. He also broke this record. Ejaz is a Mumbaikar by birth.
After this performance, Ejaz said, “I was destined to have this performance only in Mumbai. In fact, it is like a dream. This is a very special occasion not only for me but also for my family. ” Ejaz left Mumbai for New Zealand in 1996 and settled there.