As Kumble turns coach, here are his career’s memorable moments

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jun 23, 2016 19:12 IST
Kumble in action against Pakistan, a team against which he took 10 wickets in an innings. (GETTY)

Anil Kumble, the Indian spin legend has been appointed as the new India coach. He comes with a brilliant career record. Here’s a look at the key moments from his career:

November, 1993: Takes 6/12 against West Indies at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata in the final of the Hero Cup to script a famous victory.

November, 1996: Snares four wickets against South Africa to script a 35-run win for India in the Titan Cup final.

February, 1999: Takes all the ten wickets in Pakistan’s second innings at Ferozeshah Kotla to secure India’s first Test win over Pakistan in 19 years. In all takes 14 wickets in the match.

May, 2002: Becomes a hero to many as he returns with a heavily strapped jaw to dismiss Brian Lara in the fourth Test in St John’s, Antigua.

August, 2007: Scores maiden Test hundred (117*) and goes past Glenn McGrath’s mark of 563 Test wickets.

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