Former Indian cricketer Anil Kumble was recently appointed as the new head coach for Team India.
As soon as the news broke, wishes began to flow in as many players and personalities from the cricket fraternity congratulated Kumble on his new post.
Kumble in 2008. Pic/ AFP
Here are the tweets from cricketers.
Heartiest welcome to @anilkumble1074 Sir. Look forward to your tenure with us. Great things in store for Indian Cricket with you ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) June 23, 2016
Jumbo news 4Team India.Congrats @anilkumble1074— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 23, 2016
To have a coach who cud play wid broken jaw wud be an inspiration fr guys in dressing room.
Many congrats to u Anil Bhai 4 being appointed coach of d Indian team,I'm sure u will take Indian cricket to a new height @anilkumble1074— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) June 23, 2016
Congrats @anilkumble1074 bhai on your appointment as head coach of Team India. I am sure you will excel in the new role. All the best!— Manoj Tiwary (@tiwarymanoj) June 23, 2016
Congratulations jumbo!. @anilkumble1074 hope your experience and legacy can take Indian cricket to greater heights! All the best!— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) June 23, 2016
Congratulations @anilkumble1074 on your appointment as Head Coach of Team India, wishing you every success.— Tom Moody (@TomMoodyCricket) June 23, 2016
Anil Kumble the new Indian coach. Wonderful news for a great man! Best wishes, buddy! ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ— KP (@KP24) June 23, 2016
The Indian cricket team now has a coach who will put his heart & soul in the job. Anil Kumble knows no other way of working.— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) June 23, 2016
Kumbles congrats Son!Well deserved honour!Am glad fr Indn Crkt-Gud job BCCI-wish Kumble was given 2/3 yrs 'cos his precision demands that..!— Bishan Bedi (@BishanBedi) June 23, 2016
Congrats @anilkumble1074 , look forward to working with you and understanding the trade better.— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) June 24, 2016
Congratulations to @anilkumble1074 sir. Looking forward to work with you. Your presence will take us forward. Cheers— ajinkyarahane88 (@ajinkyarahane88) June 24, 2016
And finally Harsha Bhogle's tweet marathon.
Anil Kumble is an outstanding choice as coach of India. The expectations from him will be huge.— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) June 23, 2016
Anil Kumble will be an excellent organiser and a top team man. And knowing him, he will respect the fact that the captain runs the team.— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) June 23, 2016
Anil Kumble pipped former India Team Director Ravi Shastri to become India's head coach. The former spinner will act as coach for the first time next month as India prepare for their tour of West Indies.