Indian right-hand veteran bowler Anil Kumble has become the first Indian bowler and the third in the world to reach the milestone of 600 wickets during the third Test in
Anil Kumble got his 400th and 500th wicket at home ground in
Coming on to bowl in the on a pitch, that is more suited to pace than spin, he achieved the record after the tea when he took the wicket of Andrew Symonds made a catch at slip to Rahul Dravid. This wicket has helped
He made this achievement in his 124 Test matches at an average of 28.68. His most number of Test wickets came against
He finished his day claiming the wicket of Australian tail Shaun Tait with the 601 total wickets.
He is the third highest wicket taker after Sri Lankan Muttiah Muralitharan (723) and Australian great Shane Warne (708).He needs more 108 to overcome his nearer contestant Shane Warne. He is now 37 year old. So, it should be a hard challenge for him to break the record and how many matches he can play before retirement.
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