- Anil Kumble does not regret his tenure as the head coach of the Indian cricket team.
- Kumble also said that the end of his tenure as coach could have been better
- He said in an online session- played an important role for the team in a year.
- Kumble took 619 wickets in 132 Tests and 337 wickets in 271 ODIs for India.
Veteran spinner Anil Kumble has no regrets over his stint as the head coach of the Indian cricket team but says that it could have ended better. Kumble withdrew from the post after the Champions Trophy in 2017 after differences with Indian captain Virat Kohli. Former captain Kumble interacted with former Zimbabwe cricketer Pommy Mbangwa in the online session.
Kumble, 49, said, “We did very well in that one year time.” I was really happy that some contributions were made and there is no regrets. I was happy to move on from there too. '
He said, “I know it could have ended better but still okay.” As a coach you realize when it is time to move forward, it is the coach who needs to move forward. I was really happy, I played a very important role in that one year. '
Kumble's success as a coach was a year in which the team reached the finals of the Champions Trophy in 2017 as well as a very strong Test team, having lost only one of the 17 Tests during his tenure.
The former coach said, “I was very happy that I had taken on the role of Indian coach. The one year that I spent with the Indian team was really fantastic. '
Kumble, who took 619 wickets in 132 Tests and 337 wickets in 271 ODIs for India, said, “It is a great feeling to be with the best players and to be a part of the Indian dressing room.” Kumble is currently in the Indian Premier League in the Kings XI Punjab franchise. Head coach.