Anil Kumble

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Anil Kumble
Anil Kumble
Personal information
Full name Anil Radhakrishna Kumble
Born (1970-10-17) 17 October 1970 (age 47)
Bengaluru, India
Nickname Jumbo
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm leg break
Role Bowler and Test captain and India national cricket team Coach from June-2016
International information
National side India
Test debut (cap 192) 9 August 1990 v England
Last Test 29 October 2008 v Australia
ODI debut (cap 78) 25 April 1990 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI 19 March 2007 v Bermuda
Domestic team information
Years Team
1989/90 – 2008/09 Karnataka
2006 Surrey
2000 Leicestershire
1995 Northamptonshire
2008–2010 Royal Challengers Bangalore
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 132 271 244 380
Runs scored 2,506 938 5,572 1,456
Batting average 17.77 10.54 21.68 11.20
100s/50s 1/5 0/0 7/17 0/0
Top score 110* 26 154* 30*
Balls bowled 40,850 14,496 66,931 20,247
Wickets 619 337 1,136 514
Bowling average 29.65 30.89 25.83 27.58
5 wickets in innings 35 2 72 3
10 wickets in match 8 N/A 20 N/A
Best bowling 10/74 6/12 10/74 6/12
Catches/stumpings 60/– 85/– 120/– 122/–
Source: espncricinfo, 8 November 2008

Anil Kumble (full name:Anil Radhakrishna Kumble)is a retired Indian cricketer who captained Indian national cricket team for a few matches.Anil Kumble is a right arm leg spin bowler.One of the best bowler in world cricket.

Birth[change | change source]

Anil Kumble was born in Bangalore,Karnataka to Krishnaswamy and Saroja.Anil Kumble has a brother named Dinesh Kumble.Kumble studied his studies in Holy Saint English School.He started playing cricket in streets in Bangalore.Kumble completed B.E in Rashtriya Vidhyalaya College of Engineering in 1991-92.

Cricket[change | change source]

Anil Kumble made his first-class debut against Hyderabad on 30 November 1989 playing for Karnataka. He took 4 wickets in the match.Anil played his debut Test match against England national cricket team.He picked 3 wickets in the second match of the series.Anil picked 18 wickets with the average of 25.94 at the economy rate of 1.84 in the four match series against South Africa in 1992.He picked 21 wickets against the series with England in the same year.In the third match of the series he picked 7 wickets for 165 runs and was awarded the Man of the Match award. On November 27 1993, Kumble picked 6wickets/12 runs against West Indies in the final match of Hero Cup. This record was broke by Stuart Binny against Bangladesh.Kumble picked 15 wickets in 1996 World Cup and became the leading wicket taker in the tournament.He picked 61 wickets in that single year.Anil along with Jim Laker are the persons who picked all the ten wickets in a single Test inning.[1]He achieved this against Pakistan in the year 1999.Kumble had bowled over 40850 balls totally in his international cricket career, stands after Muttiah Muralidharan.

Awards[change | change source]

Reference[change | change source]

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  2. "Arjuna awardees – Cricket". India: Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. Archived from the original on 25 February 2007. Retrieved 28 March 2007. 
  3. "Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  4. "16 cricketers shortlisted". The Tribune. Chandigarh. Archived from the original on 29 April 2007. Retrieved 28 March 2007. 
  5. "12 Padma award-winners from State felicitated". The Hindu. 17 February 2006. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  6. Viswanathan, Satish. "Id use POWER TO HELP A CAUSE than jump queue". Times of India. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  7. "Sachin best batsman, Ojha best bowler at IPL Awards". NDTV India. 24 April 2010. Archived from the original on 16 February 2011. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  8. "Anil Kumble inducted into ICC Hall of Fame". 22 February 2015.