On 17th January 2008 – Anil Kumble dismissed Andrew Symonds in the 3rd Test at the WACA, Perth to scalp his 600th Test wicket. He became the third bowler to achieve this feat behind Muttiah Murlitharan (Sri Lanka) and Shane Warne (Australia).
Anil Kumble is till date India’s leading wicket taker in Tests as well as in ODIs with 619 (in 132 Tests) and 337 (in 271 ODIs) wickets respectively.
In February 2015, he became the fourth Indian cricketer to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame.
He was born in Bengaluru, Karnataka on 17 October 1970.