Anil Kumble Birthday: Virat Kohli and cricket fraternity wish Kings XI Punjab's Head Coach on his 50th Birthday

Indian veteran leg spinner Anil Kumble is celebrating his 50th birthday today. He is currently associated with Kings XI Punjab as Head Coach. Virat Kohli and other cricketers send birthday wishes to him.

By Puneet Hooda, Updated : Oct 17, 2020 12:26 IST
Anil Kumble Birthday: Virat Kohli and cricket fraternity wish Kings XI Punjab's Head Coach on his 50th Birthday
Ankil Kumble turns 50 today

Anil Kumble Birthday: One of the greatest leg spinners of the world, Anil Kumble has completed half-century. He is celebrating his 50th birthday today. Kumble who is also called as Jumbo is presently the Head Coach of Kings XI Punjab side. Indian Cricket National Team captain Virat Kohli wishes him through Twitter. Cricket fraternity followed and sent warm wishes on his way. 

Anil Kumble made his National team debut in 1990. Kumble played 132 test matches and 271 One day International in his 18 years prolonged career. Here is how Virat Kohli and Cricket Fraternity wished Kumble on his 50th Birthday.

Virat Kohli- Royal Challengers Bangalore and Indian Cricket Team Captain

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

Virender Shewag- He shared an anecdote featuring Birthday Boy

Anil Kumble has numerous record to his name. He is the only Indian cricketer to have more than 600 dismissals under his name. Moreover, Kumble is only the second player in the history of cricket to take all 10 wickets in an innings.

In 1999, India faced Pakistan for the 2nd test match of the series at Feroz Shah Kolta Stadium, Delhi. Pakistan were chasing 420 target, Kumble showed pure domination and wrapped Pakistan innings at 207. He took all the 10 wickets. India won the match by 212 and Kumble was adjudged the man of the match. 

Presently, Kumble is coaching Kings XI Punjab side. KXIP are last in the points table. If they want to qualify for the playoffs then Anil Kumble's men need to win all the remaining matches and hope permutations and combinations work in their favour.  

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