Anil Kumble: This 'Jumbo' bamboozled opponents with his googly

Jan 17, 2018, 13:11 IST
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    Anil Kumble is known to be one of the finest spinners in cricket history. (All Pics/ mid-day archives)

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    Anil Kumble relied more on bounce and accuracy rather than spin. Hence, he got the nickname 'Jumbo'

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    Anil Kumble has played 132 Test with 619 wickets to his name - the third highest in Test history

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    In his entire Test career, Anil Kumble has bowled 40850 balls - the highest by an Indian and second highest by any bowler

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    Anil Kumble holds the record for dismissing most batsman by LBW (leg before wicket)

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    Anil Kumble is famously known for his 'flipper' delivery

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    Anil Kumble created a record-equalling feat when he took all 10 wickets in an innings during a Test match against Pakistan in 1999

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    Anil Kumble played 271 ODIs and took 337 wickets

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    During the 1996 World Cup, Anil Kumble was the leading wicket-taker with 15 wickets

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    Anil Kumble's best bowling in ODIs in 6/12

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    With 61 wickets, he has the record for most ODI wickets in a calendar year by an Indian. It is also the third-highest by any bowler

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    Anil Kumble holds the record for most wickets at a single ground. He has 56 wickets at Sharjah Cricket Stadium

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    In 2015, Anil Kumble became only the fourth Indian to be inducted in the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

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    Anil Kumble has captained India in 14 matches with 3 wins, 5 losses and 6 draws

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    Anil Kumble is a recipient of the Arjuna award and Padma Shri award

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About The Gallery

India former spinner and coach Anil Kumble reached a landmark 600th wicket on this day, in 2008. We showcase some memorable photos from the spinner's career in the game along with some interesting facts

 

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