Anil Kumble turned 500 on Saturday and was greeted on his birthday by the cricket brothers and fans. The former captain of the Indian cricket team is currently working with Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as head coach and director of cricket operations for the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli greeted on Twitter, “Anil bhai @ anilkumble1074 Best wishes to you. Best of luck.”
Happy Birthday to Anil Bhai @ anilkumble1074. Have a nice day
– Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) October 17, 2020
Former teammate Yuvraj Singh also took to Twitter to wish him a happy birthday. He wrote, “Who inspired me when I needed to hear the most – Happy Birthday Jumbo @ anilkumble1074 Your contribution to Indian cricket and more importantly your contribution to nurturing youth has been invaluable. I am sending you all my love and best wishes to you halfway through Century “.
He inspired me when I needed to listen the most – Happy Birthday Jumbo @ anilkumble1074 Indian cricket and your invaluable contribution in nurturing the youth. Sending all my love and best wishes for your half century pic.twitter.com/EkLKky0OFZ
– Yuvraj Singh (YUVSTRONG12) October 17, 2020
Virender Sehwagal also wished for a spin idea. “Officially I had 166 international wickets, but unofficially it was one of the most expensive wickets,” he said. 87. Sorry Anil Bhai, but congratulations on your half century today. Happy birthday “.
Officially I have 166 international wickets, but when I asked, it was unofficially the most expensive one. @ anilkumble1074 The brother will not give up the offspinner and will cross his century in an instant and he was dismissed for 87 runs. Sorry Anil Bhai, but congratulations on your half century today. Happy birthday pic.twitter.com/WB3Tie73HD
– Virender Sehwag (@VirendraSehwag) October 17, 2020
Gautam Gambhir, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and fans also congratulated him.
– Gautam Gambhir (@ Gautam Gambhir) October 17, 2020
600 Indian Test wickets Indian bowlers only
Only the second bowler in the Tests will take 10 wickets in an innings
Let’s face Pakistan’s 10 victims again to bring it up for his birthday.
– BCCI (@ BCCI) October 17, 2020
Happy Birthday to India @ anilkumble1074The only player in his career to take all 10 wickets in an innings and hit a century!
Only two players have taken more than 956 wickets, while only Muttiah Muralitharan has batted more than 55,346 balls. pic.twitter.com/RKF7BcmeE7
– ICC (सीसी ICC) October 17, 2020
He is the man who made us believe that he can win the Ranji Trophy and finally win as the captain of Karnataka. And it had a big role to play in getting young people to play from day one. Happy Birthday to my mentor, big brother and India’s great match winner Anil Kumble #Jumbo pic.twitter.com/QUYn7KqeLN
– | Doda Ganesh (dodganesh) October 17, 2020
– VVS Laxman (@ VVS Laxman 281) October 17, 2020
He is the only Indian bowler to take 300 wickets in ODIs and Tests
– (@ shebas_0dulkar) October 17, 2020
No run scored on this ball.
Happy Birthday Legend #AnilKumble
– Jameshubert (@IMJams_) October 17, 2020
Kumble has taken 619 wickets in Test cricket and is the only Indian bowler to do so. He is also the second bowler in the history of Test cricket to take 10 wickets in an innings.
The former India captain is also the highest wicket-taker in Test cricket. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2005 and announced his retirement from international cricket in 200 cricket.
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