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3.Anil Kumble

On no 3 with a total of 956 wickets is Indian legend Anil Kumble,the only leg spinner to have captained India. Kumble is one of the two bowlers ever to have taken all ten wickets in a Test innings, taking 10 for 74. Kumble achieved this feat against arch rivals Pakistan thus making it more special in the second Test played in Delhi in February 1999. In 2004, Kumble became India’s highest wicket taker surpassing Kapil Dev’s haul of 434 wickets. He also has a century to his name after he scored 110 against England at the Oval in London. He was awarded the Arjuna award and Padma Shri by Indian govt and was the Wisden cricketer of the year in 1996 and was inducted in the ICC Hall of Fame in 2015.

Anil Kumble
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