MUMBAI: One of the most dreaded personalities of the world, Dawood Ibrahim promised to gift cars to Indian Cricketers if they defeat Pakistan during 1986’s Sharjah series, Jang News reported.
According to former Captain of Indian Cricket Team, Dilip Vengsarkar, Dawood gave precious offers to the Indian players if they beat their arch-rival Pakistan during Sharjah series in 1986.
Surprisingly, it was the same series in which historic Javed Miandad’s sixer on Chetan Sharma’s last ball of the match that led Pakistan to victory.
According to Vengsarkar, Dawood Ibrahim came to the dressing room of Indian cricketers where he also introduced actor Mehmood as a businessman.
However, he was thrown out of the dressing room by Kapil Dev who was captain at that time.
Vengsarkar claimed that most of the Indian players were unaware at that time; who Dawood Ibrahim really was?