Biography of Cricketer Anil Kumble
Basics of Anil Kumble
Real Name of Anil Kumble: Anil Radhakrishna Kumble
Date of Birth of Anil Kumble: 17-October-1970
Birth Place of Anil Kumble : Bangalore, Karnataka
Anil Kumble's Wife' Name: Chethana Ramatheertha
Anil Kumble's Children: Daughter s– Aaruni and Svasti, Son – Mayas
Anil Kumble 's Father Name: K.N. Krishna Swamy
Major Teams of Anil Kumble: India, Karnataka, Leicestershire, surrey
Batting Style of Anil Kumble: Right- hand Bats man
Bowling Style of Anil Kumble: Leg break
Anil Kumble did his Pre-University College education from National College, Basavanagudi and he got graduation from Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering.
Cricket career of Anil Kumble
Anil Kumble started playing for Karnataka team against Hyderabad in the year 1989 and he took 4 Wickets. Anil Kumble's debuti n One Day International (ODI) match is Austrail Asia Cup tournament at Sharjah in the year 1989-90 against Sri Lanka. He took 1 wicket in this match. Anil Kumble debut in international cricket on 25 April 1990.Anil Kumble was appointed as Captain of Indian Test Cricket Team in the year 2007. Anil Kumble first assignment was Test Series against Pakistan, in which the Indian team won by 1-0. Anil Kumble played 132 test matches in which he took 619 wickets and he played 271 ODI matches in which he took 337 wickets. Anil Kumble announced his retirement from Cricket career gracefully on the 2nd of November 2008.
Achievements of Anil Kumble
1. In 1999, New Delhi Anil Kumble have taken all 10 wickets of Pakistan in a Test innings . Only two bowlers have done this achievement (Anil Kumble and Jim Laker).
2. In 2004,October Anil Kumble became the Third Best Spinner in the history of test cricket. (First Muttiah Muralitharan, Second Shane Warne, Third Anil Kumble)
3. In 2004 Anil Kumble became Second best Indian bowler. (First Kapil Dev).
4. Anil Kumble is one of the two spinners (Muralitharan, Anil Kumble) who have taken more than 300 ODI wickets.
Award won by Anil Kumble
1. Anil Kumble got Arjuna award (Sports Award) in the yerar 1995 form Government of India.
2. Padma Shri Award (Civilian award) in the year 2005 from the Government of India.