In the Indian cricket team, bowlers have earned a lot of name in the international cricket world because of their ability. Many of India's veteran cricketers have strengthened the team with their performance in every way, be it spin or fast bowling. But, today we are going to tell you about one such Indian spin bowler. Who wrote a new definition for bowling in India. This bowler considers the younger generation of cricketers to be idols for themselves. We are talking about Anil Kumble, one of the successful spin bowlers of the world, Kumble is also known as Jumbo.
Kumble also holds the record for taking 400 wickets. Kumble also recorded a record, which is probably very difficult to break now. It was on 4 February 1999 when the Pakistani team visited India. In the same series in the ongoing Tests at the Ferozeshah Kotla ground in Delhi, Kumble showed a tremendous fire in his bowling, taking all 10 wickets for 74 runs in the fourth innings of the Test, keeping 9 maidens in his 26.3 overs. Before that, Jim Laker of England became the first bowler to take all ten wickets in a Test inning, scoring 53 runs in the third innings of the Manchester Test, which started on 26 July 1956 against Australia and 23 maidens in 51.2 overs in Australia's second innings.
Born in Bengaluru, Karnataka, Kumble made his first-class debut at the age of 19, representing the Karnataka team. He was selected for the Australia-Asia Cup in 1990 before making his Test debut against England. He has since represented the Indian Test team in over 132 Tests and led the Indian team to victory in many matches. Kumble was a regular part of the ODI team in the early 1990s and made many outstanding performances during this period. Which included six wickets for 12 runs (six wickets for 12 runs) against the West Indies. The year 1996 proved to be very successful for him as he was selected for the World Cup and emerged as the most successful bowler of the tournament. He played seven matches and took 15 wickets at an average of 18.73.
Kumble was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian honor, in 2005. After playing for 18 years, he announced his retirement from international cricket in November 2008. In October 2012, Kumble was appointed the chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Between 2012 and 2015, Kumble held the position as the Chief Patron for the teams of Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. He was also the former head coach of the Indian cricket team. In February 2015, he became the fourth Indian cricketer to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame. Anil Kumble has taken 619 wickets in Tests and 337 in ODIs.