List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by Anil Kumble

In cricket , a five-wicket haul (also known as a “five-for” or “fifer”) [1] [2] refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings . This is Regarded as a significant achievement, [3] and Fewer than 40 bowlers-have taken more than 15 five-wicket hauls at international level In Their cricketing careers. [4] Anil Kumble is a test and one day International (ODI) cricketer who represented India . He is a right- leg leg spin ( legbreak googly ) bowler. Kumble has taken 619 wickets in Test cricket and 337 wickets in ODI cricket. [5] With 37 five-wicket hauls, Kumble has the highest number of test and combined international five-wicket hauls among Indian cricketers and fourth highest among all players, after Muttiah Muralitharan , Richard Hadlee , and Shane Warne . [4]

Kumble made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka and his Test debut against England , both in 1990. [5] His first five-wicket haul was against South Africa at Johannesburg (November, 1992) in the second Test of India’s tour. [6] He has claimed the most of his five-wicket hauls against Australia, ten of them, all in Test matches. [7] His best performance was against Pakistan at the Feroz Shah Kotla in 1999; Kumble took all ten wickets during the second innings, just after the second person to do so, after Jim Laker , and in the process ensured India of their first Test victory against Pakistan in twenty years. [8] The second best bowling figures in Test history. [9] Twenty of Kumble’s Test cricket five-wicket hauls have come in victory for India, while five have been defeats. [10] [11] Kumble has also taken two five-wicket hauls in ODIs. His first ODI five-wicket haul was against the West Indies during the final of the Hero Cup when he took six wins for twelve runs, a record for India in One Day Internationals. The performance ensured India’s victory and Kumble was adjudged man of the match . [12] His other ODI five-wicket haul was against New Zealand at the Basin Reserve in 1994.

Key

symbol Meaning
Dated Day the Test started or ODI held
Inn Innings in which five-wicket haul was taken
overs Number of overs bowled
runs Number of runs conceded
WKTS Number of wickets taken
Econ Runs conceded per over
batsmen Batsmen whose wickets were taken
result Result for the India team
Kumble was man of the match
10 or more wickets taken in the match
One of two five-wicket hauls by Kumble in the match

Tests

Five-wicket hauls in Test cricket
No. Dated Ground Against Inn overs runs WKTS Econ batsmen result
1 26 November 1992 New Wanderers Stadium , Johannesburg  South Africa 3 44 53 6 1.20
  • Andrew Hudson
  • Dave Richardson
  • Peter Kirsten
  • Jonty Rhodes
  • Hansie Cronje
  • Brian McMillan
Draw [14]
2 11 February 1993 MA Chidambaram Stadium , Madras [N 1]  England 3 21 64 6 3.04
  • Robin Smith
  • Neil Fairbrother
  • Richard Blakey
  • Chris Lewis
  • Ian Salisbury
  • Paul Jarvis
Won [15]
3 13 March 1993 Feroz Shah Kotla , Delhi  Zimbabwe 3 38.5 70 5 1.80
  • Alistair Campbell
  • Dave Houghton
  • Ali Shah
  • David Brain
  • John Traicos
Won[16]
4 27 July 1993 Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo  Sri Lanka 2 24 87 5 3.62
  • Chandika Hathurusingha
  • Aravinda de Silva
  • Arjuna Ranatunga
  • Ashley de Silva
  • Dulip Liyanage
Won[17]
5 18 January 1994 K. D. Singh Babu Stadium, Lucknow  Sri Lanka 3 27.3 59 7 2.14
  • Roshan Mahanama
  • Dulip Samaraweera
  • Hashan Tillakaratne
  • Aravinda de Silva
  • Arjuna Ranatunga
  • Don Anurasiri
  • Muttiah Muralitharan
Won[18]
6 18 October 1995 Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore  New Zealand 3 27.2 81 5 2.96
  • Martin Crowe
  • Stephen Fleming
  • Shane Thomson
  • Lee Germon
  • Danny Morrison
Won[19]
7 10 October 1996 Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi  Australia 3 41 67 5 1.63
  • Mark Waugh
  • Michael Bevan
  • Ian Healy
  • Brad Hogg
  • Paul Reiffel
Won[20]
8 6 March 1997 Sabina Park, Kingston  West Indies 1 42.4 120 5 2.81
  • Ian Bishop
  • Roland Holder
  • Junior Murray
  • Curtly Ambrose
  • Courtney Walsh
Draw[21]
9 14 March 1997 Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain  West Indies 1 39 104 5 2.66
  • Sherwin Campbell
  • Stuart Williams
  • Carl Hooper
  • Junior Murray
  • Curtly Ambrose
Draw[22]
10 18 March 1998 Eden Gardens, Calcutta[N 2]  Australia 3 31 62 5 2.00
  • Mark Waugh
  • Ricky Ponting
  • Steve Waugh
  • Shane Warne
  • Gavin Robertson
Won[23]
11 25 March 1998 Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore  Australia 2 41.3 98 6 2.36
  • Mark Taylor
  • Ricky Ponting
  • Ian Healy
  • Gavin Robertson
  • Michael Kasprowicz
  • Adam Dale
Lost[24]
12 28 January 1999 M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai  Pakistan 1 24.5 70 6 2.81
  • Ijaz Ahmed
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq
  • Moin Khan
  • Wasim Akram
  • Saqlain Mushtaq
  • Nadeem Khan
Lost[25]
13 4 February 1999 Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi  Pakistan 4 26.3 74 10 2.79
  • Saeed Anwar
  • Shahid Afridi
  • Ijaz Ahmed
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq
  • Yousuf Youhana
  • M Khan
  • Saleem Malik
  • Wasim Akram
  • Mushtaq Ahmed
  • Saqlain Mushtaq
Won[26]
14 22 October 1999 Green Park Stadium, Kanpur  New Zealand 3 26.5 67 6 2.49
  • Matt Horne
  • Matthew Bell
  • Dion Nash
  • Nathan Astle
  • Craig McMillan
  • Paul Wiseman
Won[27]
15 22 October 1999 Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad  New Zealand 2 48 82 5 1.70
  • Gary Stead
  • Matt Horne
  • Daniel Vettori
  • Adam Parore
  • Chris Cairns
Draw[28]
16 2 March 2000 Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore  South Africa 2 68.4 143 6 2.08
  • Gary Kirsten
  • Herschelle Gibbs
  • Nicky Boje
  • Jacques Kallis
  • Daryll Cullinan
  • Allan Donald
Lost[29]
17 3 December 2001 Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali  England 3 28.4 81 6 2.82
  • Nasser Hussain
  • Graham Thorpe
  • Mark Ramprakash
  • Andrew Flintoff
  • Jimmy Ormond
  • Richard Dawson
Won[30]
18 11 December 2001 Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad  England 1 51 115 7 2.25
  • Mark Butcher
  • Marcus Trescothick
  • Nasser Hussain
  • Michael Vaughan
  • Andrew Flintoff
  • James Foster
  • Ashley Giles
Draw[31]
19 21 February 2002 Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur  Zimbabwe 3 37 63 5 1.70
  • Alistair Campbell
  • Andy Flower
  • Gavin Rennie
  • Grant Flower
  • Heath Streak
Won[32]
20 17 October 2002 M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai  West Indies 1 23.3 30 5 1.27
  • Wavell Hinds
  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul
  • Ryan Hinds
  • Mervyn Dillon
  • Jermaine Lawson
Won[33]
21 12 December 2003 Adelaide Oval, Adelaide  Australia 1 43 154 5 3.58
  • Justin Langer
  • Ricky Ponting
  • Andy Bichel
  • Brad Williams
  • Stuart MacGill
Won[34]
22 26 December 2003 Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne  Australia 2 51 176 6 3.45
  • Matthew Hayden
  • Ricky Ponting
  • Adam Gilchrist
  • Steve Waugh
  • Simon Katich
  • Brett Lee
Lost[35]
23 2 January 2004 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney  Australia 2 46.5 141 8 3.01
  • Justin Langer
  • Matthew Hayden
  • Ricky Ponting
  • Damien Martyn
  • Simon Katich
  • Brett Lee
  • Jason Gillespie
  • Nathan Bracken
Draw[35]
24 28 March 2004 Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan  Pakistan 3 30 72 6 2.40
  • Imran Farhat
  • Taufeeq Umar
  • Abdul Razzaq
  • Mohammad Sami
  • Saqlain Mushtaq
  • Shoaib Akhtar
Won[36]
25 14 October 2004 M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai  Australia 1 17.3 48 7 2.74
  • Damien Martyn
  • Darren Lehmann
  • Michael Clarke
  • Adam Gilchrist
  • Shane Warne
  • Jason Gillespie
  • Michael Kasprowicz
Draw[37]
26 14 October 2004 M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai  Australia 3 47 133 6 2.82
  • Justin Langer
  • Matthew Hayden
  • Adam Gilchrist
  • Darren Lehmann
  • Shane Warne
  • Michael Kasprowicz
Draw[37]
27 3 November 2004 Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai  Australia 2 19 90 5 4.73
  • RT Ponting
  • SM Katich
  • Michael Clarke
  • Jason Gillespie
  • Nathan Hauritz
Won[38]
28 3 November 2004 Green Park Stadium, Kanpur  South Africa 1 54 131 6 2.42
  • Graeme Smith
  • Andrew Hall
  • Martin van Jaarsveld
  • Jacques Kallis
  • Jacques Rudolph
  • Thami Tsolekile
Draw[39]
29 16 March 2005 Eden Gardens, Kolkata  Pakistan 4 38 63 7 1.65
  • Shahid Afridi
  • Younis Khan
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq
  • Yousuf Youhana
  • Asim Kamal
  • Abdul Razzaq
  • Mohammad Sami
Won[40]
30 10 December 2005 Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi  Sri Lanka 2 28 72 6 2.57
  • Marvan Atapattu
  • Mahela Jayawardene
  • Thilan Samaraweera
  • Malinga Bandara
  • Tillakaratne Dilshan
  • Chaminda Vaas
Won[41]
31 18 December 2005 Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi  Sri Lanka 4 34.3 89 5 2.57
  • Upul Tharanga
  • Kumar Sangakkara
  • Thilan Samaraweera
  • Farveez Maharoof
  • Malinga Bandara
Won[42]
32 9 March 2006 Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali  England 1 29.4 76 5 2.56
  • Ian Bell
  • Paul Collingwood
  • Geraint Jones
  • Steve Harmison
  • Monty Panesar
Won[43]
33 30 June 2006 Sabina Park, Kingston  West Indies 4 22.4 78 6 3.44
  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul
  • Dwayne Bravo
  • Marlon Samuels
  • Jerome Taylor
  • Pedro Collins
  • Corey Collymore
Won[44]
34 8 December 2007 Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore  Pakistan 4 14 60 5 4.28
  • Salman Butt
  • Yasir Hameed
  • Younis Khan
  • Faisal Iqbal
  • Kamran Akmal
Draw[45]
35 26 December 2007 Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne  Australia 1 25 84 5 3.36
  • Phil Jaques
  • Mike Hussey
  • Andrew Symonds
  • Adam Gilchrist
  • Brett Lee
Lost[46]

One Day Internationals

Five-wicket hauls in One Day Internationals
No. Date Ground Against Inn Overs Runs Wkts Econ Batsmen Result
1 27 November 1993 Eden Gardens, Calcutta[N 2]  West Indies 2 6.1 12 6 1.94
  • Carl Hooper
  • Roland Holder
  • Jimmy Adams
  • Anderson Cummins
  • Winston Benjamin
  • Curtly Ambrose
Won[47]
2 30 March 1994 Basin Reserve, Wellington  New Zealand 2 10 33 5 3.30
  • Chris Harris
  • Blair Hartland
  • Shane Thomson
  • Adam Parore
  • Dion Nash
Won[13]

Notes

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