Chennai: Fast bowler Zaheer Khan dazzled with with his five-wicket haul, which included the prize wicket of Sachin Tendulkar, in the Irani Trophy match here on Thursday.
“It’s always important to start a new season with such a performance. It increases one’s confidence levels. I am more happy that I was able to claim Tendulkar’s wicket,” he said after the end of the first day’s play between Rest of India and Mumbai.
Asked about the newly-laid wicket he said, “the pitch was in good condition. The ball was moving off the pitch”.
Referring to his back problems, he said, “I will be completely fit soon”. (PTI)