Anil Radhakrishna Kumble is a former international cricketer and former captain of the Indian cricket team. A right-arm leg spin (leg break googly) bowler, he took 619 wickets in Test cricket and remains the third-highest wicket taker—only behind Muttiah Muralitharan and Shane Warne—as of 2012.
Kumble holds the record for the most wickets in a calendar year by an Indian in ODIs with 61 wickets in 1996 (which is also the third-highest total by a bowler of any nationality)
He holds the Indian record of taking most ODI wickets in a particular ground. He took 56 wickets in Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Kumble holds the record of bowling 40850 balls in entire Test career, which is highest for an Indian and second highest overall.