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Anil Kumble Biography

Anil Kumble is an Indian former cricketer and was captain of the Indian Test Cricket team. He is a right-arm leg spin bowler and a right-hand batsman. Kumble made his first-class debut for Karnataka against Hyderabad on 30 November 1989, taking four wickets and bagging a pair. He made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka at Sharjah in the Austral-Asia Cup on 25 April 1990. His Test debut came in the same year when India toured England for a three test series. Anil Kumble took his first 50 Test wickets in just 10 Test matches, the fastest by an Indian bowler till Ravichandran Ashwin surpassed him. He went on to take 100 Test wickets in 21 Test matches, the second fastest by an Indian bowler. His best performance came against Hampshire in a drawn match in County Championship, In that match he picked up 13/192. This performance in the English county cricket earned him a place in the Wisden's Five Cricketer of the Year. With more than 600 Test wickets, he is the third highest wicket-taker in Test cricket, only the third bowler to achieve this record and the first bowler from India to do so. He made his debut in international cricket on 25 April 1990 and ended up with 619 Test wickets and 337 ODI wickets. He was awarded the Padma Shri, by the Government of India in 2005. After having played for 18 years, he announced his retirement from International cricket on 2 November 2008.  

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BCCI makes public details of payments made in June 2017
BCCI makes public details of payments made in June 2017
While Rohit Sharma made Rs. 1.12 crores, Anil Kumble was paid Rs. 48 lakhs by BCCI in June 2017.
Vinod Rai concedes CoA did not have the 'foggiest idea' about Kumble-Kohli rift
Vinod Rai concedes CoA did not have the 'foggiest idea' about Kumble-Kohli rift
Rai also said that he shouldn't have taken anyone at face value.
Ishant Sharma reveals tale behind career-turning spell against Ricky Ponting
Ishant Sharma reveals tale behind career-turning spell against Ricky Ponting
Ishant recalls the role played by Virender Sehwag and Gary Kirsten in two of his most famous career highlights till date.
Players want a coach who will not be hard on them, AN Sharma lambasts selection process
Players want a coach who will not be hard on them, AN Sharma lambasts selection process
Virender Sehwag's former coach AN Sharma didn't hold back in what was an explosive interview.
Kohli-Kumble-Shastri: The saga of a leader, a legend and a coach
Kohli-Kumble-Shastri: The saga of a leader, a legend and a coach
It is now the sole onus of Captain Kohli along with Coach Shastri to iron out all faults and eradicate all confusion.
There was nothing wrong with the dressing room under Anil Kumble, says Wriddhiman Saha
There was nothing wrong with the dressing room under Anil Kumble, says Wriddhiman Saha
In an exclusive interview with Sportskeeda, Wriddhiman Saha spoke about the past season, his preparation and the Kohli-Kumble saga.
Ravi Shastri reveals the reason behind his application for the coach's role
Ravi Shastri reveals the reason behind his application for the coach's role
Realising that the unfortunate turn of events has posed a serious problem for the Indian team, Ravi Shastri stepped up and applied.
Vinod Rai asks BCCI to announce coach by today evening, Ganguly responds
Vinod Rai asks BCCI to announce coach by today evening, Ganguly responds
The CoA Chairman is not in agreement with the CAC's move to defer the decision until a discussion with the captain, Virat Kohli, is held.
Six candidates shortlisted for India head coach role with Ravi Shastri at the forefront
Six candidates shortlisted for India head coach role with Ravi Shastri at the forefront
One of these six names will be the next head coach of Team India.
BCCI to appoint professional managers for Indian cricket team
BCCI to appoint professional managers for Indian cricket team
This change will bring about some efficiency in the way things are running.
6 Indian players who have 100% win record as captain
6 Indian players who have 100% win record as captain
The list includes players who have a 100% record as captain in a particular format.
5 reasons why coaches in cricket are redundant
5 reasons why coaches in cricket are redundant
The captain is the boss, he is accountable and the coach should not meddle in his affairs.
Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble did not communicate much during the Champions Trophy, says Indian team manager
Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble did not communicate much during the Champions Trophy, says Indian team manager
Kapil Malhotra, the Indian team manager, submits his report from the ICC Champions Trophy.
Sunil Gavaskar feels Ravi Shastri is likely to get India coach job
Sunil Gavaskar feels Ravi Shastri is likely to get India coach job
Gavaskar feels that Shastri's prior experience with the team bodes well for the former director, and he could be picked as the new coach.
SK Elite: Anil Kumble becomes only the second bowler in Test history to take 10 wickets in an innings
SK Elite: Anil Kumble becomes only the second bowler in Test history to take 10 wickets in an innings
Recalling the golden moments of India's greatest bowler.
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