Happy Birthday Anil Kumble - Top 5 records held by Anil Kumble
Anil Kumble, former captain and coach of the Indian national cricket team and one of the biggest match-winner of the Indian national cricket team for two decades celebrates his birthday on 17th October.
Anil Kumble made his international cricket debut for India in an ODI match against Sri Lanka at Sharjah on April 25, 1900. Later on, in the same year, he made his test debut on August 09, 1990 vs England at Old Trafford.
Anil Kumble played for almost 2 decades for the Indian National Cricket team. He created so many records in this span. Here are Top 5 records held by Anil Kumble
1. 10 Wicket Haul in a Test Inning
10 wickets for Anil Kumble vs Pakistan in Delhi for Indian National Cricket Team (Source – Google Images)
Anil Kumble holds the record of taking 10 wickets in a single inning of an International test match. He is only the second bowler after Jim Laker to take 10 wickets hauls in an inning of a test a match. Anil Kumble took 10 wickets against Pakistan in 1999 in Delhi.
2. Most Test Wickets for India
Anil Kumble holds the record of most test wickets for India. He has taken 619 wickets in whites for the Indian National Cricket team in just 132 matches.
3. Most ODI Wickets for India
In ODI also Anil Kumble is at No.1 in the list of most ODI wickets for India. He has taken 337 ODI wickets for India with an average of 30.9 in just 271 matches.
4. Most International Wickets for India
Anil Kumble also holds the record of taking most international wickets for India National Cricket Team. He has 956 international wickets on his name.
5. 40,850 Balls in Test
Anil Kumble bowled a mammoth number of balls in his Test career. He bowled 40850 balls in his entire test career. This is the highest for any Indian bowler and 2nd highest in cricket history.