Anil Kumble

  • BCCI all set to oppose Sunil Gavaskar as interim president: sources 28-03-2014 09:11 AM

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to oppose Sunil Gavaskar as its interim president in the Supreme Court on Friday, according to CNN-IBN sources. BCCI is also likely to put forth the point that it has ex-cricketers like Brijesh Patel and Anil Kumble as...
  • Dravid, Kumble, Srikkanth feel BCCI will have to abide by SC 27-03-2014 05:47 PM

    Bangalore: Former India captains Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid and Krishnamachari Srikkanth said on Thursday that the BCCI will have to abide by the suggestions of the Supreme Court but refused to comment on the specific proposals made by the apex court. The SC proposed the replacement of Srinivasan by former...
  • Hope to convince Kumble on DRS issue: Richardson 21-03-2014 04:00 PM

    Mirpur: The BCCI might be adamant in its opposition to the Decision Review System but ICC CEO Dave Richardson says the world body is hopeful of changing the Indian stand by first convincing ICC Cricket Committee chief Anil Kumble about the controversial innovation. "Can Kumble convince the BCCI? First of...
  • Anil Kumble's 'Perfect 10' re-appear in domestic cricket 01-12-2013 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: Railways pacer Karan Thakur created history on Saturday by becoming the first bowler in CK Nayudu Trophy to take all 10 wickets in an innings against Baroda A in Vadodara. The 23-year-old from Delhi, who plays for the Railways, recorded figures of 28.5-5-77-10 but his team lost the...
  • I didn't stop Kumble, supported his KSCA nomination: Patel 21-11-2013 02:40 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka State Cricket Association Secretary Brijesh Patel Thursday rebutted President Anil Kumble's allegations that he tried to stop the former leg-spinner from contesting the KSCA polls, saying that he never attempted such a move. "The dates Anil has mentioned are all dates after I had already announced that...
  • I am proud I played with Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar: Anil Kumble 20-11-2013 09:33 PM

    Bangalore: Former India captain Anil Kumble on Thursday said that he was proud of having played with Sachin Tendulkar who was recently conferred with the Bharat Ratna. "I am extremely proud that I played with the Bharat Ratna (Tendulkar). Certainly he deserves a truly rich award," Kumble said. Kumble said...
  • Sachin Tendulkar threatened my place as a bowler: Anil Kumble 13-11-2013 10:26 PM

    Mumbai: Indian spin legend Anil Kumble on Wednesday marvelled at Sachin Tendulkar's skills with the ball saying the batting wizard was also a high quality bowler. Kumble, delivering the second Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture, heaped praise on his long-time teammate. "I played 122 Tests alongside Sachin, I never...
  • Srinath calls for public debate on KSCA allegations 30-10-2013 10:38 PM

    Bangalore: Former India speedster Javagal Srinath on Wednesday challenged former KSCA Secretary Brijesh Patel to hold a public debate on the series of allegations levelled by him and his associates against KSCA President Anil Kumble and his team. "Let us have a good debate. You call Brijesh Patel and others....
  • A dream which never came true for Saurashtra batsman Kotak 26-10-2013 04:31 PM

    Rajkot: Retiring Saurashtra batsman Sitanshu Kotak is disappointed over not representing India at the international level and thinks luck did not favour him. The left-handed batsman, who will be playing his last Ranji match against Rajasthan starting here on Sunday, said destiny did not favour him despite being a consistent...
  • Kumble to deliver Pataudi Memorial lecture this year 26-10-2013 02:14 PM

    Mumbai: Former Indian cricket captain Anil Kumble will deliver the second annual Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture on November 13 here. Kumble, India's highest wicket-taker in Tests and ODIs, is only the second bowler to take all 10 wickets in a Test innings. He led India in 14 Tests....
  • Sachin changed his stance couple of times during 'Monkeygate': Ponting 22-10-2013 02:50 PM

    Melbourne: After questioning Sachin Tendulkar's conduct during the 'Monkeygate' scandal in his autobiography, former Australian captain Ricky Ponting now says he has made peace with the key Indian characters of the ugly drama during his IPL stint. Ponting, who in his book said that he was taken aback by Tendulkar's...
  • Dravid, Kumble salute Sachin for inspiring Indian cricketers 18-10-2013 10:27 PM

    Bangalore: Former captains Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble on Friday saluted retiring batsman Sachin Tendulkar for setting the benchmark in world cricket and inspiring millions of countrymen to take up the game. Describing Tendulkar as a role model, Dravid said he always looked up to the Mumbai batsman, who retires...
  • Kumble, Srinath not to seek KSCA re-election 18-10-2013 07:33 PM

    Bangalore: Former India captain Anil Kumble and his ex-teammate Javagal Srinath Friday said they would not seek re-election in next month's Karnataka State Cricket Association elections. Kumble and Srinath were the president and secretary of Karnataka State Cricket Association respectively. "I am not seeking re-election. It is not due to...
  • Wait for my book to know all about 'Monkeygate': Anil Kumble 18-10-2013 07:01 PM

    Bangalore: Former captain Anil Kumble on Friday declined to comment on Ricky Ponting's observation on Sachin Tendulkar's role in the 'Monkeygate' scandal, saying people should wait for his book to know his version of the incident. In his memoirs - titled The Close of Play, Ponting said he didn't understand...
  • Anil Kumble, Narendra Hirwani's tips helped me, says Rahul Sharma 21-09-2013 06:23 PM

    Bangalore: Legspinner Rahul Sharma on Saturday attributed his five-wicket haul against the West Indies 'A' in the one-off Twenty20 match to the tips he had received from former captain Anil Kumble and Narendra Hirwani. "I had useful discussions with Hirwani who gave me some important tips on leg-spin. I also...
  • Keep emotions in check, Kumble to MI players 14-09-2013 03:36 PM

    New Delhi: The upcoming Champions League Twenty20 is all set to be Sachin Tendulkar's last appearance for the Mumbai Indians but chief mentor Anil Kumble feels the emotions related to the veteran's swansong should be kept in check to ensure that the side's performance is not affected. "Emotions can't be...
  • Amit Mishra credits variety, tips from Kumble and Hirwani 19-08-2013 07:21 PM

    New Delhi: India legspinner Amit Mishra has credited a change in pace as key to his success on the recent ODI tour of Zimbabwe, in which he took 18 wickets at an average 11.61 per wicket to draw level with Javagal Srinath's record for most wickets by an Indian bowler...
  • KSCA to honour cricket legends in platinum year 09-08-2013 02:45 PM

    Bangalore: As one of the oldest sports organisations in the country, the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) will honour some of the game's legends next week to mark its platinum jubilee year in this tech hub. "We have lined up a series of events to celebrate 75 years of our...
  • Hope law will act as deterrent to match-fixing: Anil Kumble 07-08-2013 08:11 PM

    Bangalore: Former Indian captain Anil Kumble on Wednesday hoped that the law government is trying to enact to deal with match and spot-fixing will act as a deterrent to the menace. "The government is making efforts to put in place the new standalone law to deal with 'unfair cricket practices'...
  • ICC to deliberate on venues for T20 World Cup 26-06-2013 10:28 AM

    London: The ICC is likely to deliberate on the venues for next year's Twenty20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in Bangladesh, during the governing body's annual conference here. The tournament is scheduled to be organised between March 16 and April 6 in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) had...
  • Experts back India as favourites to lift Champions Trophy 17-06-2013 01:31 PM

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts Anil Kumble and Kris Srikkanth believe that India are the favourites to go all the way and lift the ICC Champions Trophy for the second time. Both Kumble and Srikkanth said the Indian team has been completely dominating throughout the series putting up top-notch performances and...
  • India will miss Tendulkar in Champions Trophy: Kumble 02-06-2013 06:20 PM

    Dubai: Former captain Anil Kumble Sunday said India will miss the services of Sachin Tendulkar when they enter the field for the first time without the batting great in a world-level tournament but insisted the team has enough young talent to do the job in the Champions Trophy. "It is...
  • Harbhajan Singh credits Anil Kumble for impressive comeback 25-05-2013 11:30 PM

    Kolkata: Harbhajan Singh on Saturday credited Anil Kumble for his impressive comeback in the IPL, which has helped Mumbai Indians set up a summit clash with Chennai Super Kings, and said encouraging words from the former India captain helped him regain his lost mojo. Harbhajan's 22 wickets from 18 matches...
  • Technical committee suggests D/N games in Vijay Hazare Trophy 20-05-2013 07:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Anil Kumble-led technical committee of the BCCI on Monday discussed the proposal of introducing Day and Night games in the National One Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. The only domestic one-day tournament that is played under floodlights is the NKP Salve Challenger Trophy, but the...
  • Gavaskar wants senior players to educate youngsters 17-05-2013 09:05 PM

    New Delhi: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Friday suggested that BCCI should approach senior players such as Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni to bring about improvements in system so that youngsters could be stopped from going astray. "What the BCCI can do is to ask the guys on the ground,...
  • Tendulkar fit for match against Kings XI Punjab 17-05-2013 08:47 PM

    Dharmashala: Senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar has been declared fit and may play in Mumbai Indians' IPL match against Kings XI Punjab here on Saturday. Tendulkar missed his side's last match against Rajasthan Royals due to a sprain on his left hand. "Sachin has recovered from the injury and is fit...
  • VJD System creator seeks Kumble's assistance 01-05-2013 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: Snubbed by the ICC, V Jayadevan, who devised the VJD System for calculating target scores in interrupted limited-overs matches, has requested the apex body's cricket committee chairman, Anil Kumble, to include his appeal in its agenda. Jayadevan's requests for using VJD results as an official record for professional...
  • A win over KKR best birthday gift for Sachin: Kumble 23-04-2013 07:27 PM

    Kolkata: Welcoming batting legend Sachin Tendulkar to the club of 40, former India skipper and Mumbai Indians mentor Anil Kumble on Tuesday said a win over Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday will be the best way to celebrate April 24 - the maestro's birthday. "I welcome Sachin to the club...