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India’s Test skipper and leading wicket-taker in both Tests and ODIs, Anil Kumble, on Sunday announced his retirement from Test cricket, 18 years after his debut in 1990. M S Dhoni (carrying Kumble in picture above) will lead India in the fourth and final Test at Nagpur
Only the second bowler in Test history, after Jim Laker, to capture all 10 wickets in an innings, against Pak (10/74) at Kotla in 1999
Only Indian to claim 100 wickets against one country – 111 in 20 Tests against Australia
Leading Indian bowler with 619 wickets; third highest overall behind Muralitharan (756) and Shane Warne (708)
Tally of 350 wickets at home bettered only by Muralitharan’s 472
World record for most ‘caught and bowled’ dismissals (35)
World record for most lbw dismissals (156) Only bowler in 500-wicket club to score Test 100 — against England in his 118th Test, the most played by anyone to get a ton
Only Indian captain to win first Test as skipper and also get man of the match award — against Pakistan at Kotla in 2007
3 of his 10 MoM awards came at Kotla, where he finished with 58 wickets from 7 Tests
In 2002, famously bowled 14 overs with a broken jaw against Windies at Antigua and dismissed Brian Lara

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