Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble


Batting Style Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style Legbreak Googly
Age 53 years

25 Feb 2024

Ravichandran Ashwin

R Ashwin takes record-equaling 35th Test five-wicket haul: Key stats

Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin ran through England's top and lower order as they perished for 145 in the second innings.

25 Feb 2024

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin surpasses Kumble, becomes highest wicket-taker in India (Tests)

Ravichandran Ashwin continues to script records as he has become the highest wicket-taker in Tests in India.

17 Feb 2024

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja becomes second left-arm spinner to accomplish this feat

Veteran Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has completed 200 wickets in home Tests.

17 Feb 2024

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja completes 500 wickets in First-Class cricket: Stats 

Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has added another feather to his already illustrious hat as he has completed 500 wickets in First-Class cricket.

16 Feb 2024

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin: Breaking down his 500 Test wickets

Indian star spinner Ravichandran Ashwin completed his 500th Test wicket in the third Test against England in Rajkot.

16 Feb 2024

Ravichandran Ashwin

Decoding spinners with 500-plus wickets in Test cricket

Ravichandran Ashwin completed his 500th wicket in Test cricket when he dismissed Zak Crawley in the third Test between India and England in Rajkot.

16 Feb 2024

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin becomes second-fastest bowler to complete 500 Test wickets

Veteran Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has become the second-fastest bowler to complete 500 Test wickets.

03 Feb 2024

Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah becomes fastest Indian pacer to 150 Test wickets

Ace pacer Jasprit Bumrah has become the fastest Indian fast bowler to complete 150 wickets in Test cricket.

25 Jan 2024

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ashwin-Jadeja become India's most successful bowling pair (Tests)

Indian spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have become the most successful Indian pair in terms of Test wickets.

21 Jan 2024

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja can accomplish these milestones in England Tests

India are gearing up to host England in a crucial five-match Test series, starting on January 25.

13 Jan 2024

Ravichandran Ashwin

List of milestones Ravichandran Ashwin can accomplish in England Tests

Eyes will be on Ravichandran Ashwin as India host England in a five-match home Test series, starting on January 25.

12 Nov 2023

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja scripts this ODI World Cup record for India 

Ravindra Jadeja has become the most successful spinner in an ICC Cricket World Cup edition for India.

14 Oct 2023

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja races to 100 ODI wickets at home: Stats

Veteran all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has become the sixth Indian bowler to accomplish 100 wickets in home ODIs.

24 Sep 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin becomes India's most successful bowler against Australia: Stats

Ravichandran Ashwin was the pick of the bowlers for India against Australia in the second ODI at the Holkar Stadium in Madhya Pradesh.

27 Aug 2023

Asia Cup

India vs Pakistan: Decoding their head-to-head record in Asia Cup

The 2023 Asia Cup, which will be played in the ODI format, is set to get underway on August 30.

24 Jul 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

R Ashwin displaces Harbhajan as India's second-highest wicket-taker (international cricket)

Another day and another massive feat for Ravichandran Ashwin as the off-spinner has become the second-highest wicket-taker among Indians in international cricket.

24 Jul 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ashwin displaces Kumble as India's second-highest wicket-taker against WI (Tests)

Veteran Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has accomplished yet another milestone as he has gone past Anil Kumble to become India's second-highest wicket-taker in Tests against West Indies.

20 Jul 2023

Stuart Broad

Ashes 2023: Stuart Broad becomes highest wicket-taker against Australia (Tests)

Veteran England pacer Stuart Broad accomplished a monumental feat on Wednesday (July 19) as he became the fifth bowler to complete 600 Test wickets.

15 Jul 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin: Breaking down his Test stats versus West Indies

Ravichandran Ashwin produced a stellar show as India thrashed West Indies by an innings and 141 runs in the opener of the two-Test series.

15 Jul 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin decimates West Indies in 1st Test: Key stats

Premier Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin ripped apart West Indies with a 12-wicket haul in the match at Windsor Park in Dominica.

13 Jul 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin surpasses Anil Kumble to accomplish this Test record 

Ravichandran Ashwin ran through West Indies's batting line-up in the ongoing first Test.

Decoding the top-five spells in IPL playoffs

Mohit Sharma's tremendous five-wicket haul against Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 2 powered Gujarat Titans to the final of the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL).

13 Mar 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

Border-Gavaskar series: Decoding the astonishing stats of R Ashwin

Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin finished with 25 wickets in the four-match Test series against Australia.

10 Mar 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ashwin breaks this record of Kumble in India-Australia Tests

Premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is now the most successful Indian bowler against Australia in Test cricket.

07 Mar 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

R Ashwin set to complete 700 international wickets: Key stats

The fourth and final Test between India and Australia could see Ravichandran Ashwin completing 700 wickets in international wickets. He is 10 scalps away from the landmark.

19 Feb 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

R Ashwin claims successive three-fers against Australia in 2nd Test

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took a three-fer (3/59) in the second innings against Australia in the Delhi Test. His efforts bundled out Australia for 113.

17 Feb 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

R Ashwin gets to 100 Test scalps versus Australia: Stats

India's premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has registered 100 wickets versus Australia after dismissing Alex Carey on Day 1 of the 2nd Test being held in Delhi.

12 Feb 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

R Ashwin equals this record of legend Anil Kumble: Stats

India hammered Australia in the 1st Test to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.

26 Oct 2022

Arshdeep Singh

Here is why Arshdeep Singh can become India's all-format bowler

Arshdeep Singh has certainly made a sensational start to his international career.

Punjab Kings appoint Trevor Bayliss as their new head coach

2019 World Cup-winning coach, Trevor Bayliss, has been appointed as the new head coach of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, Punjab Kings, for the 2023 season.

IPL: Anil Kumble removed as Punjab Kings head coach

In a major development, Punjab Kings (PBKS) has parted ways with head coach Anil Kumble.

18 Sep 2021


Will Anil Kumble be back as India's head coach?

In a major development, the BCCI could approach Anil Kumble again for the role of Team India's head coach.

Kumble-Harbhajan vs Ashwin-Jadeja: Comparing the two spin-bowling pairs (Tests)

In 2000s, Indian cricket was studded with two world-class spinners.

24 Mar 2021

Virat Kohli

ICC's Cricket Committee set to back concept of 'umpire's call'

In an interesting development, the ICC's Cricket Committee has recommended that the concept of "umpire's call" should remain intact.

23 Jan 2021

England Cricket Team

James Anderson takes 30th five-wicket haul in Test cricket

Legendary England pacer James Anderson showed his brilliance with the ball on Day 2 of the second Test against Sri Lanka.

Team India's Test cricket record at the SCG

Team India is gearing up for the third Test of the four-match series against Australia, starting Thursday.

Australia replace India from top in World Test Championship table

Australia have replaced Team India in the ICC World Test Championship table after the governing body implemented a new evaluation system.

17 Oct 2020

Indian Cricket Team

Anil Kumble turns 50: A look at his amazing records

Indian legend Anil Kumble turned 50 on Saturday.

28 Jul 2020

England Cricket Team

England reclaim The Wisden Trophy: List of records broken

Fast bowler Chris Woakes took a five-for on Day 5 as England defeated West Indies by 269 runs in the series decider at Old Trafford.

07 Jun 2020

Kannada Films

Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passes away at 39

In a terrible piece of news, Kannada film actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passed away on Sunday at a hospital in Bengaluru. He was 39.

#NewsBytesExplainer: How will 'no saliva' rule impact different cricket balls?

The ICC Cricket Committee recently recommended restricting the use of saliva to shine the ball.

Mitchell Starc vouches for relaxations in ball-tampering rule

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc believes the game of cricket will become tedious for bowlers if ball-tampering rules are not relaxed.

'No saliva' rule an interim measure: Anil Kumble

ICC Cricket Committee chairman Anil Kumble revealed the recommendation to ban saliva usage is only an interim measure to safeguard the health of players.

#ThisDayThatYear: Adam Gilchrist's Deccan Chargers clinch the IPL title

On this day in 2009, Deccan Chargers became the second team to win an Indian Premier League title.

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC to restrict use of saliva on ball

The International Cricket Council (ICC) committee has recommended restricting the use of saliva on the ball in order to safeguard players' health.

When Kumble pushed Kuldeep to take five-for on Test debut

Indian wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav has been a mainstay bowler in the Indian team, especially in the limited-overs format.

25 Feb 2020


29 balls, 10 wickets: Kashvee scripts history in domestic tournament

Chandigarh U-19 team captain Kashvee Gautam entered the record books as she picked up all 10 wickets in a Women's Under-19 One-Day Trophy match against Arunachal Pradesh at KSRM College Ground, Kadapa on Tuesday.

IPL 2020: U-19 star Bishnoi excited to work with Kumble

India's teenage spinner Ravi Bishnoi was a revelation in the recently-concluded ICC U-19 World Cup in South Africa.

Kumble reveals why KXIP spent heavy on Maxwell: Details here

Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell was the second-costliest player in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 auction on Thursday.

IPL 2020: Wasim Jaffer appointed KXIP batting coach

Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab have appointed veteran batsman Wasim Jaffer as the batting coach for the 2020 season.

Ravichandran Ashwin looks forward to new challenge with Delhi Capitals

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin recently completed his trade/switch to Delhi Capitals (DC) from Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) for IPL 2020.

17 Oct 2019

Indian Cricket Team

A look at the all-time records of Anil Kumble

When it comes to the greatest Indian spinner of all-time, Anil Kumble undoubtedly leads the list.

Anil Kumble appointed KXIP head coach: Details here

Former Indian cricket team boss Anil Kumble as been appointed as the head coach of Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

09 Oct 2019


Here's what Kumble feels about home and away wins' comparison

India are off to a fine start to their ICC World Test Championship campaign, having won the opening three Tests so far.

Anil Kumble in contention to be KXIP head coach: Report

The speculations surrounding the next head coach of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab has gained momentum.