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|Batting Style||Rigth Hand Bat|
|Right Arm Leg Break|
|5 wickets in Innings||33||2|
|10 Wickets in match||8||N/A|
As of Feb 7,2007
|1||England in India Test Series||1992/93||16 (3 Matches, 2 Innings); 181-53-416-21 (1x5 WI); 1 Catch|
|2||New Zealand in India Test Series||1999/00||39 Runs (3 Matches, 3 Innings); 197.4-76-364-20 (2x5 WI, 1x10 WM); 2 Catches|
|3||Zimbabwe in India Test Series||2001/02||47 Runs (2 Matches, 3 Innings); 134.2-48-291-16 (1x5 WI)|
|4||Sri Lanka in India Test Series||2001/02||67 Runs (3 Matches, 4 Innings); 138.3-28-34-20 (2x5 WI, 1x10 WM); 1 Catch|
|He went on to become the second fastest Indian bowler to reach 100 Test wickets (in 21 Test matches) after Erapalli Prasanna. On November 27, 1993, he took 6 wickets for 12 runs in a ODI against the West Indies at Calcutta, a new record for best bowling figures by an Indian, a record which has remained unbeaten for 10 years.|
|His performance in ODI cricket peaked in 1996, the year in which the World Cup was held in Asia, he took 61 ODI wickets at an average of 20.24 and an economy rate of 4.06.|
|Kumble is one of only two bowlers ever (the other being Jim Laker(England)) to have taken all 10 wickets in a Test innings.|
|On 6 October 2004, Anil Kumble became only the third spinner in the history of Test cricket (after Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan) and second Indian bowler (after Kapil Dev) to capture 400 Test wickets. He took 30 fewer Test matches than Kapil Dev to reach the mark. He also took 7 fewer Tests than Shane Warne to reach the mark. He is one of only 2 Indian bowlers (the other being Javagal Srinath) and one of only 2 spinners (the other being Muralitharan) to have taken over 300 ODI wickets.|
In the India - West Indies series of summer 2006, Kumble took 6-78 in the second innings of the final Test in Sabina Park, Jamaica and bowled India to a historic series victory coming after 35 years of a similar series victory. During the first innings of the match, Kumble scored 45 and became the second player (after Shane Warne) in the history of the game to score 2000 runs and take over 500 Test wickets.
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