Wishes pour in on Twitter as Anil Kumble turns 48

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 17, 2018, 08.30 PM(IST)

File photo of Anil Kumble. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Kumble is regarded as one of the finest spinners the country has ever produced. 

From 10 wickets in an innings to bowling with a broken jaw, Anil Kumble is regarded as one of the finest spinners the country has ever produced. 

He is only the second bowler in cricket to claim all ten wickets in an inning of a Test match. He achieved this feat against Pakistan at New Delhi.

Today, on the occasion of his 48th birthday, several former and present cricketers including Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh and Sachin Tendulkar, took to Twitter to post their wishes for Kumble. 

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In the limited-overs format, Kumble has 337 ODI wickets and 57 T20 wickets.

He played 132 Tests and 271 ODIs before he quit the game in 2008 His 619 Test wickets. Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan (800) leads the pack while Australian legend Shane Warne is second with 708 Test wickets.