[1][2][3] Unlike his contemporaries, Kumble was not a big turner of the ball, but relied primarily on pace, bounce, and accuracy. During the first innings of the match, Kumble scored 45 and became the second player in the history of the game after Shane Warne to score 2000 runs and take over 500 Test wickets. Anil Kumble announced his retirement from International test cricket, first-class cricket, and list A cricket appearances on 2 November 2008 in the 3rd Test match against Australia at Feroz Shah Kotla cricket stadium at New Delhi, India. He was also a former head coach of the Indian cricket team as well. [78], Kumble is a right-arm leg spinner (legbreak googly) with an unorthodox style, most famous for his flipper. "They [the Kumbles] are very, very happy. His final figures were 4–0–14–0.

[82], Kumble is one of the 4 bowlers, alongside Richard Hadlee, Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan, and the only Indian bowler ever, to have taken 5 wickets in a Test innings more than 30 times. He has taken 35 five-wicket hauls and eight ten-wicket hauls in Tests. He picked up 23 wickets in 3 test matches at the average of 18.26. His Test debut came in the same year when India toured England for a three-test series. [13], Kumble's primary school was Holy Saint English School and he did his high schooling in National High School Basavanagudi. [92] Kumble has been retained as the chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee for another three years on 2 March 2019.[93].

[40], In October 1996, Anil Kumble along with Javagal Srinath helped India to win a scintillating ODI match against Australia in Bangalore in Titan Cup. It has also been said, a trifle unfairly, that he is a unidimensional bowler. [36] In the subsequent matches he picked up three for 35 runs (against West Indies) and two wickets for 39 runs (against Sri Lanka) in group phase.

He has been a cultured practitioner of his unique craft and a master of nuances. Later India beat New Zealand 3–0 in the Test series, his second consecutive Test series win as a coach. I was surprised since I have always respected the role boundaries between Captain and Coach. [34], When the Indian opener, Sadagoppan Ramesh tried to take a catch off Srinath, he was cautioned by Javagal Srinath not to try and take any catch so that Anil Kumble could take all 10 Wickets. "Both the mother and child are fine," the source said. Besides bamboozling batsmen through his spin-bowling, Anil Kumble is also an avid photographer. ... How it would be to name your son … [96], In October 2019, he was appointed as the Head Coach and the Director of Cricket Operations for Kings XI Punjab.[97][6]. [86] He is also remembered for his tenacity in bowling even when injured, especially after an incident in a match against West Indies where, despite having his broken jaw being heavily taped, he came back and took the wicket of Brian Lara. [18][19] This performance helped him earn a place in the Indian side that toured South Africa and Zimbabwe. Early domestic career and international debut, Setting records and rise through the ranks, Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering, 5 wickets in a Test innings more than 30 times, List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by Anil Kumble, "Kumble takes all 10 wickets as India rout Pakistan", "Anil Kumble reveals how he got his nickname 'Jumbo, "Kumble to be chairman of ICC Cricket Committee", "Kings XI Punjab hand over coaching reins to Anil Kumble", "Anil Kumble, with his son Mayas, as he announces his retirement from ODIs", "IND: Domestic Season 1992/93 – Scores Summaries", "India in South Africa Oct 1992/Jan 1993 – Test Averages", "England in India Jan/Mar 1993 : Test Averages", "C.A.B.

Anil Kumble as seen in a picture with his family taken on March 26, 2006 (shrivsa / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0) Kumble was born to family in Bengaluru, Karnataka to Krishna Swamy and Saroja who hail from Kasaragod. Kumble was the leading wicket-taker in the tournament with 15 wickets at an average of 18.73. In February 2015, he became the fourth Indian cricketer to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame. Kumble was appointed as the captain of the Indian Test cricket team on 8 November 2007.

He has shown that not only turn and flight that can deceive the batsman but also the changes of length and pace. Marriage to Anil Kumble & Family : ➢ It is believed that Anil Kumble met the Chethana at travel agency Trans-Oceanic Travels where she used to work. Kumble has bowled 40850 balls in his entire Test career, which is second highest after M Muralitharan's 44039 balls. He completed his pre-university college education from National College Basavanagudi.

Не won а thrее-уеаr соntrасt wоrth UЅ$500,000 реr уеаr іn thе ІРL 2008 аuсtіоnѕ. He also has a step daughter Aaruni Kumble (Chetna's daughter from her first marriage). All in all he took 18 wickets at an average of 25.94 and with an economy rate of 1.84 in the four-test series. [59] He succeeded his state teammate Rahul Dravid, who resigned as the captain in September 2007.

ALSO READ | Rahul Dravid trolls Anil Kumble for removing anger on Inzamam-ul-Haq in Indo-Pak match. Later he trapped Monty Panesar for an lbw to finish the innings and overtake McGrath in the list of all-time wicket-takers,[58] only Muttiah Muralitharan and Shane Warne have more wickets. [28], In 1995 English cricket season Kumble played for Northamptonshire and was the leading wicket taker with 105 wickets at the average of 20.40. [21] He picked up seven wickets for 165 runs in the third Test of the series played at Bombay as India went on to win the match by an innings and 15 runs.

[37][38], India played against Pakistan in the quarter-final phase. He was a part of all the seven matches that India played. In the match, he picked up 2/73 and scored 11 runs off 7 balls. [31] This performance in the English county cricket was noted by Wisden as they named him one of their five Cricketers of the Year in 1996. [51] Reaching the mark took him 30 fewer Test matches than it took Kapil Dev, and 7 fewer than Warne. His first series as captain of Indian Test team was a three-match series against Pakistan played in India. It has been said that once he had got nine wickets his friend and teammate Javagal Srinath started bowling wide outside the off stump, so that Kumble could take the 10th.

[46] Although by failing to dismiss Pakistan's Waqar Younis in either innings, he missed out on the achievement of dismissing all eleven batsmen in a Test match. [61][62], On 17 January 2008, in the third Test against Australia at WACA, Perth, Anil Kumble became the first Indian bowler and the third in the world to reach the milestone of 600 Test wickets. He was nicknamed "Jumbo". They won custody of her only in January this year. Kumble also played for ACC Asian XI against ICC World XI in World cricket tsunami appeal ODI match on 10 January 2005 held at the Melbourne cricket ground which was organised for the charity purpose for 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami victims.

After a recent defeat in ICC Champions Trophy Final 2017 against Pakistan, he stepped down as the head coach of the Indian Cricket Team on 20 June 2017 after a duration of less than 1 year. [54][circular reference], Kumble claimed his 500th Test wicket in the Second Test of England's tour of India in March 2006, when he dismissed Steve Harmison lbw. On 6 October 2004, Kumble became only the third spinner in the history of Test cricket after Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan and the second Indian bowler after Kapil Dev to capture 400 Test wickets.

The duo added 52 runs for 9th wicket partnership, after Sachin Tendulkar got out at 88 when India was 164/8, chasing a target of 216 runs. India went on to dominate on their home soil which marked as India's 19-match unbeaten record in Tests.

His unique bowling style can be attributed to matting pitches in Bangalore which assist top-spin and over-spin. He played for the Indian National Team from 1990 to 2008. Veteran leg-spinner Anil Kumble, the most senior member of the side, became a proud father when his wife Chethana delivered their first child, a boy, today. He picked up 19 wickets, averaging 30.31 with the ball. Kumble injured the little finger of his left hand while attempting a catch off Matthew Hayden in Australia's first innings which rendered him unfit for the 4th and final test of the series against Australia in November 2008. [63] Kumble's 600 wickets came in 124 matches at an average of 28.68. The chief of COA, Vinod Rai, announced on 12 June 2017 that Anil Kumble will continue as the coach of the India Cricket Team for the upcoming West Indies tour of India.

India's fourth Test series win came against Bangladesh. [87], Kumble relies more on accuracy, variations and bounce rather than spinning the ball. [76], Kumble announced his retirement from Indian Premier League on 4 January 2011. The former Indian captain wеnt оn tо bесоmе а ѕроrtѕ еntrерrеnеur bу ѕtаrtіng hіѕ оwn ѕtаrt-uр vеnturе саllеd Теnvіс thаt fосuѕеѕ оn рrоvіdіng ѕроrtѕ еduсаtіоn аnd trаіnіng іn mаіnѕtrеаm ѕсhооlѕ асrоѕѕ thе соuntrу. On 24 June 2016 he was appointed as the head coach of the Indian Cricket Team by BCCI for a period of one year but resigned due to untenable differences with the captain, Virat Kohli, as stated by him. [75] For his performances in 2010, he was named in the Cricinfo IPL XI. I also wish to thank the innumerable followers and fans of Indian cricket for their continued support.

[57] He is the only Test cricketer to have taken all ten wickets in an innings and score a Test hundred in his career. Anil Kumble always gives full credit to him for his perfect 10 against Pakistan as Srinath bowled two wide balls in test match to avoid taking a wicket. [47] The performance was rated by Wisden as the second best "Bowling performance of all time".

His Instagram feed is full of stunning wildlife pictures which shows how good the Kumble photography skills are.