Anil Kumble, the former legendary bowler and head coach of the Indian cricket team, has turned 51. Kumble is the fourth bowler in the history of cricket to have taken the most wickets in the Test format. Known as Jumbo in Indian cricket, Kumble has played 132 Tests and 271 ODIs in his career.
In Test cricket, Kumble has taken a total of 619 wickets at an economy rate of 2.69. At the same time, he has 337 wickets in ODIs. In Test cricket, he has done the feat of taking 5 wickets 35 times while he has taken 10 wickets in the match 8 times.
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Let us tell you that Kumble is the only leg spinner from India who has done the feat of taking all the 10 wickets in an innings of a Test match. On 7 February 1999, Kumble stunned the world by taking all 10 wickets in an innings against Pakistan at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground in Delhi.
Apart from a golden career in cricket, Kumble was also the head coach of the Indian team. After coaching Team India, he is coaching the Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab.
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Kumble has shown his strength not only in bowling but also in batting. He has scored 2506 runs in test cricket. During this he also played 5 fifties and 1 century. At the same time, 938 runs have been scored in the ODI format.