Anil Kumble was born in India on October 17th, 1970.
He coached India and had a good record from a win/loss perspective, coaching them from 2016 until 2017.
He has coached Kings XI Punjab since October 2019, when he was appointed as the Head Coach and Director of Cricket Operations.
“As a coach I need to organise preparations for the team and give informed input to captain and the team to strategise better, inclusive of every player.”- Anil Kumble
Anil Kumble- Cricket Coach (Nitty Gritty)
“This is my belief, whether its practice, a match, or whatever – your mind has to be ticking all the time. As for the team, yes, it needs an overall vision, for the same reason, because it gives us something to work towards.”- Anil Kumble
“I have been a player and now I am the coach, so I understand both roles well.”- Anil Kumble
“In a team game, everybody’s contribution is very important.”- Anil Kumble
Anil Kumble- Cricket Coach (What sets him apart)
“Having been with the Indian team for such a long time and having had various experiences of not just conditions, but outside the cricket field, when you’re a coach, you’re not just coach on the field also off it. You’re trying to build personalities, trying to build leaders.”- Anil Kumble
“I think it’s important for every individual to have a vision, to have an aim. If you don’t have an aim, you don’t think; if you don’t think, you can’t achieve.”- Anil Kumble
Anil Kumble- Cricket Coach (Final Thoughts)
“The coach’s role is in the background; it’s the players who come first. I am ready to take this role.”- Anil Kumble
“One thing I will ensure is that whether we win or lose, the fighting spirit should always be there.”- Anil Kumble