Anil Kumble announces retirement – An Indian legend retires

Anil Kumble announces retirement

Anil Kumble announces retirement

 

India captain Anil Kumble announced his retirement from the Test cricket after the third Test against Australia in New Delhi.
The 38-year-old is Test cricket’s third-highest Test wicket taker with 619 wickets, trailing only Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan and Australia’s retired Shane Warne.

“It was a very tough decision, especially when you have performed for 18 years and been so competitive,” he said at the presentation ceremony after the match had ended in a draw. “But the body helped me make the decision. This injury also helped.”

Anil Kumble announces retirement

Anil Kumble announces retirement

Kumble had suffered a deep cut in his left little finger which needed 11 stitches during the match.
“I had already decided to leave after this series, but decided once I realised I won’t be 100 percent for Nagpur (fourth Test).”

Rahul dravid Says about kumble

“Gifted spinner, stoic warrior, devoted son, gentle father, enthusiastic photographer, demanding team-mate, committed friend – Anil Kumble is a man of many interesting parts. It is hard not to admire such a man, “


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