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VIDEO: Rahul Dravid’s genius plan to dismiss Kamran Akmal

A good captain always gives a lot of value to his “gut”. Many great leaders have said that gut feeling plays a great role in making decisions. In the 4th ODI of 2006 bilateral series between India and Pakistan, Rahul Dravid made a genius plan with Suresh Raina to dismiss Pakistan’s wicketkeeper batsman Kamran Akmal. After observing that Kamran Akmal likes to play in the air, Dravid positioned Suresh Raina at short point.

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The very next delievery, Irfan Pathan bowled a back of a length delivery and Kamran Akmal smashed it straight into the hands of Suresh Raina, who was positioned there just a ball before by the then Indian captain Rahul Dravid. This brought a great joy for Rahul Dravid as he felt proud of his presence of mind and astute field positioning.

VIDEO: Rahul Dravid’s genius plan to dismiss Kamran Akmal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cn2hRWVdlwg

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