KUMBLE

  • BCCI technical committee to meet in Kolkata on April 7 April 2, 2015

    Mumbai: The BCCI's technical committee, headed by former India captain Anil Kumble, is set to meet in Kolkata on April 7 ahead of the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League scheduled for the same day. "The technical committee would meet in Kolkata on April 7," a BCCI source told PTI...
  • World Cup 2015: Heart wants India but will be tough to beat Aussies, says Anil Kumble March 25, 2015

    Former India leg-spinner thinks that the team that holds on to their nerves better will come out as the winner and winning the match is more important than winning verbal spat. ...
  • World Cup: Spinners' role crucial in India-Australia semis, says Anil Kumble March 23, 2015

    Sydney: It's been a World Cup dominated by the faster bowlers - the top five wicket-takers are all quicks, three of them left-arm pacemen - but quality spin has held its own, too. Daniel Vettori and Imran Tahir are joint sixth on the list with 15 wickets, R Ashwin is in...
  • Sachin Tendulkar asks fans to suggest movie title March 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has invited his fans to suggest the title of a 'docu-feature' based on his life. "Proud to announce the 'Docu-Feature', which would be based on my life. This is in association with @ravi0404 and @200NOTOUTFIILMS. Would love to involve you all.. Suggest what should be the...
  • Anil Kumble turns the clock back on his Australia diaries February 27, 2015

    "Australia has always been very special because performing here is a test for every cricketer," said India's spin legend, who has been inducted into ICC's Hall of Fame. ...
  • World Cup: Martin Crowe to be inducted in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame February 26, 2015

    Auckland: New Zealand great Martin Crowe will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the World Cup match between New Zealand and Australia at Eden Park on Saturday. Crowe, 52, who is bravely fighting a relapse of a rare blood cancer disease, will be the third cricketer after...
  • Anil Kumble becomes 4th Indian to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame February 23, 2015

    To join an elite list of cricketers is a very special feeling and to be the 4th Indian to be inducted makes it even more special, says former India captain Anil Kumble. ...
  • Anil Kumble inducted into ICC Hall of Fame February 22, 2015

    Melbourne: Former India spinner Anil Kumble was Sunday inducted into the prestigious International Cricket Council (ICC) Hall of Fame at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Kumble became the fourth Indian to be given the honour after Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev and Bishan Singh Bedi and also joins the likes of Australian...
  • Anil Kumble inducted into ICC Hall of Fame February 22, 2015

    I am pretty satisfied at the end of my career, no regrets at all, says veteran spinner Anil Kumble. ...
  • ICC World Cup: South Africa start marginal favourites against India February 22, 2015

    CNN-IBN experts Ricky Ponting, Kris Srikkanth, Zaheer Abbas, Anil Kumble and Kiran More preview the big Pool B encounter. ...
  • I see a lot of me in Ashwin: Anil Kumble February 21, 2015

    Melbourne: It may not quite be in the same league as Sir Donald Bradman saying Sachin Tendulkar reminded him of his own batting, but Anil Kumble paid R Ashwin the biggest compliment of the offspinner's cricketing life at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday. Much like his bowling, Kumble's choice of...
  • Anil Kumble to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame February 19, 2015

    Dubai: Former Indian captain Anil Kumble is all set to become the 77th member of the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame after his name is inducted in the prestigious list during India's World Cup match against South Africa on Sunday. Kumble, who is now the Chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee,...
  • Cricket greats who have never won a World Cup January 30, 2015

    There are countless talented cricketers who had worked tirelessly throughout their careers to have their hands on the coveted ICC Cricket World Cup trophy, but the title of world champion eluded them. I was one of those lucky ones to be part of the winning ICC Cricket World Cup squad...
  • Mindset has to change for selecting bowlers abroad: Anil Kumble January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Former captain Anil Kumble had said that the mindset of the Indian cricket team management must change and there has to be a more flexible approach in selecting the bowlers in the playing XI on overseas tours. The performance of the Indian bowlers in the recent four-Test series in...
  • My heart says India will retain the World Cup: Anil Kumble January 10, 2015

    Former India captain Anil Kumble is optimistic about India retaining the World Cup they won at home four years ago, saying the team's success rests on "holding the nerves" in crunch situations. "If things go well and we qualify for the knockouts, then it's a matter of holding your nerve and...
  • Emulate hockey performance in Australia: Kumble to cricket team November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Former cricket captain Anil Kumble on Tuesday said the Indian cricketers should take inspiration from their hockey counterparts and seek to emulate their achievement in Australia. The men's national hockey team recently defeated Australia 3-1 in a Test series Down Under. The cricket team will play a four-match Test series...
  • Bowlers with illegal actions need to spotted early: Kumble November 5, 2014

    Dubai: With ICC cracking the whip on bowlers with suspect actions, legendary Indian legspinner Anil Kumble on Wednesday said those with illegal actions should be spotted and corrected at an early age. "It is important that we encourage bowlers at an early age because once you have a kink in the...
  • Anil Kumble joins Twitter on his 44th birthday October 17, 2014

    India's greatest legspinner Anil Kumble gave in to the Twitter buzz on Friday, joining the microblogging site on his 44th birthday. "Finally on Twitter...& on a day that am a yr older and hopefully wiser! Looking forward...cheers," India's greatest match-winning bowler tweeted at 10:41 am today, and followed it by re-tweeting...
  • I became India's Test captain by default, says Kumble October 14, 2014

    Panaji: Anil Kumble, one of the most respected cricketers to have led the Indian team, says if he became the Test captain it was only because no one else was interested in doing the job. "I became captain after playing 17 years for India so probably I became captain by default...
  • I became captain by default: Anil Kumble October 14, 2014

    Panaji: Anil Kumble, one of the most respected cricketers to have led the Indian team, says if he became the Test captain it was only because no one else was interested in doing the job. "I became captain after playing 17 years for India so probably I became captain by default...
  • Kumble, Srinath walk out of KSCA meet August 17, 2014

    Anil Kumble and Javagal Srinath walked out of a Karnataka Cricket Association meeting after a showdown with other members over how to use funds. ...
  • Stuart Binny breaks Anil Kumble's 21yearold ODI record June 18, 2014

    Mirpur: Surprised to find his name among the top10 bowling performances of all time after breaking Anil Kumble's 21yearold record, Indian allrounder Stuart Binny said seaming conditions played a huge role in his haul of 6 for 4 against Bangladesh. Binny's brilliant performance helped India defend a meagre 105 against the...
  • An embargo on Mumbai Indians' benchstrength April 28, 2014

    Four defeats in a row is not how you expect the trophyholders to start their title defence, but Mumbai Indians have failed to inflate their deflated tyres despite the presence of cricket's who's who on the bench; the problem, though, is they can't play. Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Anil Kumble, Jonty...
  • Anil Kumble has been of great help, says Corey Anderson April 26, 2014

    Dubai: New Zealand's batting sensation Corey Anderson, who is turning out for Mumbai Indians in the ongoing Indian Premier League, has thanked the team's chief mentor Anil Kumble for providing him tips about facing spin bowling. "He has been of great help. Facing quality spinners in the competition is of massive...
  • BCCI all set to oppose Sunil Gavaskar as interim president: sources March 28, 2014

    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 March 27, 2014

    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 captain...