Anil Kumble

Born on October 17, 1970 in Bangalore, Anil Kumble was the head coach of the Indian Cricket Team from June 24th, 2016 till June 21st, 2017. A retired spinner for the Indian Cricket Team, he is third-highest wicket taker of all time in tests. Known for his pace, bounce and accuracy, he was nicknamed "Jumbo".

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Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: Unfurling his inspiring journey

07 Jul 2020

Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: Unfurling his inspiring journey

Over the years, a number of legends have represented Team India.

Happy Birthday Harbhajan Singh: A look at his amazing records

03 Jul 2020

Happy Birthday Harbhajan Singh: A look at his amazing records

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh turned 40 on Friday.

'Ponting acted like umpire', Harbhajan talks about controversial SCG Test

14 Jun 2020

'Ponting acted like umpire', Harbhajan talks about controversial SCG Test

Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh opened up on the infamous 'Monkeygate' Test, which was marred by several umpiring errors.

Bowlers will become robots with saliva ban: Wasim Akram

10 Jun 2020

Bowlers will become robots with saliva ban: Wasim Akram

Pakistan legend Wasim Akram slammed ICC's decision to temporarily ban the use of saliva.

ICC confirms interim changes to playing regulations

09 Jun 2020

ICC confirms interim changes to playing regulations

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Tuesday, confirmed interim changes to its playing regulations.

Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passes away at 39

07 Jun 2020

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.

Top four spin bowling pairs in history of Test cricket

07 Jun 2020

Top four spin bowling pairs in history of Test cricket

Spin bowling has been the most decorated art in the longest format.

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

03 Jun 2020

#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.

Jasprit Bumrah wants saliva's alternative to shine ball

01 Jun 2020

Jasprit Bumrah wants saliva's alternative to shine ball

Indian pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah voiced his opinion on the ongoing debate regarding saliva usage.

Mitchell Starc vouches for relaxations in ball-tampering rule

26 May 2020

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.

#NewsBytesExplainer: History beckons as James Anderson returns to action

24 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: History beckons as James Anderson returns to action

James Anderson has been a pioneer of England's bowling attack in Test cricket for years.

'No saliva' rule an interim measure: Anil Kumble

24 May 2020

'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

24 May 2020

#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.

'No saliva' rule will be hard to accept: Brett Lee

23 May 2020

'No saliva' rule will be hard to accept: Brett Lee

The ICC Cricket Committee recently recommended restricting the use of saliva on the ball, thereby putting an end to a number of speculations.

Cummins calls for alternatives of saliva usage

20 May 2020

Cummins calls for alternatives of saliva usage

Australian pace spearhead Pat Cummins has sought an alternative as the ICC committee plans to ban saliva usage.

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC to restrict use of saliva on ball

19 May 2020

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

02 May 2020

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.

IPL: All-time XI of Royal Challengers Bangalore

27 Apr 2020

IPL: All-time XI of Royal Challengers Bangalore

Despite never lifting the IPL title, Royal Challengers Bangalore have enjoyed the love of fans throughout the twelve seasons.

Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of RCB's performance

15 Apr 2020

Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of RCB's performance

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) haven't quite managed to get the consistency going in the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL).

#ThisDayThatYear: Azhar, Sidhu help India win 4th Asia Cup title

14 Apr 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Azhar, Sidhu help India win 4th Asia Cup title

On April 14, 1995, the Indian cricket team went on to lift its fourth Asia Cup title.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is Ishant Sharma India's quintessential match-winner overseas?

07 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is Ishant Sharma India's quintessential match-winner overseas?

Ishant Sharma burst on to the international circuit in 2007.

Shreyas Gopal hopeful of representing India, irrespective of any format

01 Apr 2020

Shreyas Gopal hopeful of representing India, irrespective of any format

Rajasthan Royals' all-rounder Shreyas Gopal opened up on his aspirations of donning the blue jersey.

A look at the best bowling spells in IPL history

29 Mar 2020

A look at the best bowling spells in IPL history

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 had earlier got postponed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

#ThisDayThatYear: Virender Sehwag rules Multan with a triple century

29 Mar 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Virender Sehwag rules Multan with a triple century

On March 29, 2004, former Indian opener Virender Sehwag etched his name in the record books with an uncanny batting display.

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

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.

Five players who had an impactful Test debut against India

24 Feb 2020

Five players who had an impactful Test debut against India

Fast bowler Kyle Jamieson had a dream debut in Test cricket as New Zealand beat India by 10 wickets in the Wellington Test.

NZ vs IND: Five stats which make Ishant Sharma substantial

23 Feb 2020

NZ vs IND: Five stats which make Ishant Sharma substantial

Fast bowler Ishant Sharma has been India's linchpin of the pace attack over the years.

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

14 Feb 2020

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.

The rise and rise of Indian pacer Mohammed Shami

31 Jan 2020

The rise and rise of Indian pacer Mohammed Shami

India's pace spearhead Mohammed Shami has time again proved why he is the nucleus of the Indian bowling attack.

ICC committee member Mahela Jayawardene is against four-day Tests

08 Jan 2020

ICC committee member Mahela Jayawardene is against four-day Tests

ICC Cricket Committee member Mahela Jayawardene on Wednesday said Tests should remain a five-day affair.

Post blockbuster IPL deal, Glenn Maxwell slams 83 in BBL

20 Dec 2019

Post blockbuster IPL deal, Glenn Maxwell slams 83 in BBL

Glenn Maxwell showed why he is feared in the T20 format.

Kumble reveals why KXIP spent heavy on Maxwell: Details here

20 Dec 2019

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

19 Dec 2019

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.

1st Test, India beat Bangladesh: Here are the records broken

16 Nov 2019

1st Test, India beat Bangladesh: Here are the records broken

The Indian cricket team beat Bangladesh inside three days to win the first Test match and take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

Ashwin joint-fastest to 250 Test scalps at home: Details here

14 Nov 2019

Ashwin joint-fastest to 250 Test scalps at home: Details here

Veteran off-spinner R Ashwin scripted some superb feats on Day 1 of the first Test between India and Bangladesh in Indore.

1st Test, India vs Bangladesh: Records that could be scripted

13 Nov 2019

1st Test, India vs Bangladesh: Records that could be scripted

India and Bangladesh are set to face each other in the first Test of the two-match series, starting Thursday.

Ravichandran Ashwin looks forward to new challenge with Delhi Capitals

09 Nov 2019

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.

Ravichandran Ashwin to be traded to Delhi Capitals: Details here

06 Nov 2019

Ravichandran Ashwin to be traded to Delhi Capitals: Details here

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is all set to join Delhi Capitals (DC) as he is to be traded by his current franchise Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) for the upcoming edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL).

Tendulkar and Ganguly couldn't convince Kohli regarding Kumble: Vinod Rai

24 Oct 2019

Tendulkar and Ganguly couldn't convince Kohli regarding Kumble: Vinod Rai

In 2017, Indian cricket was marred by the controversy surrounding skipper Virat Kohli and then coach Anil Kumble.

A look at the all-time records of Anil Kumble

17 Oct 2019

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.