Won 334 wickets in 269 matches in One Day
He is one of the highest wicket-taker for India in ODIs. He has taken 334 wickets in 269 matches. His international cricket career began in the year 1990. He continued to play for 18 years. He retired from international cricket in 2008. He has also been the coach of the Indian cricket team.
There was panic in the opposition
Anil Kumble was the only bowler in the Indian cricket team to win Team India by turning the match on several occasions. His presence in Team India kept the opposition nervous. Many batsmen found it difficult to play their balls. His bowling was accompanied by a brilliant spin spin with Paes. Because of this, the batsman used to play with great caution on his bowling. He has been a match winner player.
Officially I had 136 Intern’tnl wickets, but unofficially had one which was costliest,when I asked @ anilkumble1074 bhai to not do tuktuk to offspinner & score his century quickly and he got out on 87. Sorry Anil Bhai, but congratulations on the half century today. Happy Birthday pic.twitter.com/WB3Tie73HD
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) October 17, 2020
On this occasion, former India team opener Virender Sehwag remembered a special incident, congratulated him on his birthday and apologized. Sehwag tweeted and congratulated Kumble and wrote that officially I took 136 international wickets, but also took one wicket unofficially.
Out for 87
This proved to be quite expensive. Sehwag said that once he advised Anil to complete a century early by not tucking the off-spinner. Due to this, he was dismissed for 87 runs. Sehwag wrote ‘Sorry Anil Bhai, but congratulations on the half century today. Happy Birthday ‘.
Were very close to the century
Actually, the Indian team went on a tour of Australia in 2007-08. During this time the last Test of the series was played between 24 to 28 January. This match was a draw. Anil Kumble was batting well in the match. He was very close to a century in the first innings. The Indian team had lost 9 wickets. He was accompanied by Ishant Sharma, the number eleven batsman. Then during V time, Virender Sehwag advised Kumble to score a century by playing big shots.
Had a century in 2007
Jumbo agreed to Veeru. Went to the field after the T-break and was dismissed in the wake of a long shot off Mitchell Johnson. In this way, he missed his second century. Veeru has mentioned this match by tweeting on the birthday of the legendary leg-spinner. In the Test, Anil Kumble was successful in scoring a century. He scored a century against England in the year 2007.