<div class="img-caption-wrap "> <img alt="S" src="https://st2.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/cricket/image_20131028155304.jpg" title="S" /> <p class="imgcaptionnew" style="width:618px;"> Dilip Vengsarkar (above) said that Dawood Ibrahim entered the Indian dressing room after the pre-match press conference © AFP</p> </div> <strong>Mumbai: Oct 28, 2013</strong><br /> <br /> Former skipper <a href="/tags/Dilip-Vengsarkar/post" target="_blank">Dilip Vengsarkar</a> on Monday made a startling revelation about underworld don <a href="/tags/Dawood-Ibrahim/post" target="_blank">Dawood Ibrahim</a> entering the Indian team dressing room and offering the players cars if they beat Pakistan in the final of the Sharjah tournament in 1986.<br /> <br /> Vengsarkar claimed that Dawood had walked into the team's dressing room a day before the match and offered each player a Toyota car if they beat Pakistan and won the Austral-Asia Cup in Sharjah.<br /> <br /> Vengsarkar said the fugitive gangster was introduced by the famous actor Mehmood as a businessman. However, Dawood was asked by the then India's captain Kapil Dev to walk out of the dressing room.<br /> <br /> "Actor Mehmood was in our dressing room. <a href="/tags/Kapil-Dev/post" target="_blank">Kapil Dev</a> was not in the dressing room at that time because he had gone out to address the press conference. Dawood was introduced by actor Mehmood," Vengsarkar said at a function in Jalgaon.<br /> <br /> "No one recognised him but I had seen his photographs.<br /> <br /> Mehmood introduced him to us as a big businessman from Sharjah.<br /> <br /> Mehmood said he wants to announce a prize for us. He said 'If you beat Pakistan tomorrow, everyone will get a car'. <a href="/tags/Jayawant-Lele/post" target="_blank">Jayawant Lele</a> was our manager then," he added.<br /> <br /> The match will be best remembered for the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/cricket-articles/One-tragic-ball-negated-all-the-good-work-of-an-entire-career-/2089" target="_blank">last-ball six hit by Javed Miandad off Chetan Sharma</a> that helped Pakistan win the trophy.