“The bus motive force drives a convertible now,” stated former India cricketer whilst re-calling Nasser Hussain’s sledge throughout the 2002 Natwest finals in opposition to England. Kaif’s commentary got here as former England skipper Nasser Hussain revisited the Natwest finals 2002 in opposition to India. Recalling the sport throughout a Sky Sports activities Cricket Podcast, Hussain stated that England had disregarded the top-five of India (, Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Dinesh Mongia, and Rahul Dravid) and from there, India’s probabilities had been having a look bleak within the tournament.
Hussain additionally stated that once Kaif got here out to the center to bat, he ended up sledging through announcing: “I believe he will have to force the bus, I believe he drives Tendulkar across the bus”.
To this, Kaif answered and tweeted: “@nassercricket, because of that innings the bus motive force drives a convertible now @skycricket”.
., because of that innings the bus motive force drives a convertible now 🙂
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif)
All the way through the Sky Sports activities podcast, Hussain additionally stated that Natwest finals in 2002 continues to be remembered through everybody as two then-rookies (Kaif and Yuvraj) guided India to an implausible win.
He stated that if India was once guided to a victory through both Tendulkar or Ganguly, it do not need had such an affect.
Within the Natwest ultimate, India was once set a goal of 326 to win the tournament. India was once suffering at 146/five when each on the crease.
The duo placed on a partnership of 121 runs to offer India a glimmer of hope within the tournament.
Yuvraj was once disregarded for 69 runs, however Kaif batted neatly the tailenders to offer India a win within the ultimate over through two wickets and with 3 balls to spare.
After the win, then skipper Ganguly took off his blouse and celebrated in taste on the Lord’s dressing room.
All the way through England’s innings, Nasser Hussain additionally scored a century and went directly to play a knock of 115 runs.