File Pic: Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble (TOI Picture)
NEW DELHI: Former skipper Anil Kumble does not regret his time as head mentor of the Indian cricket staff but claims the ending of his tenure could have been improved.
The 49-calendar year-aged stepped down soon after the Champions Trophy in 2017 following a rift with skipper Virat Kohli.
“We did definitely well in that a single 12 months period of time. I was truly satisfied that there ended up some contributions produced and there are no regrets. I was delighted shifting on from there as perfectly,” the previous spinner advised ex-Zimbabwean cricketer Pommie Mbangwa in an on the web session.
“I know the end could have been improved but then which is fine. As a mentor, you realise, when it’s time to transfer on, it’s the mentor who requirements to transfer on. I was seriously happy I performed a sizeable job in that a person yr,” he added.
Kumble had a thriving 1-calendar year stint as India coach with the workforce achieving the Champions Trophy remaining in 2017 and also starting to be a dominant Check facet, dropping just a single out of 17 Exams throughout his tenure.
“I was quite satisfied that I took up that part (India mentor). It was good, the one year I invested with the Indian workforce was genuinely great,” claimed Kumble, who took 619 wickets in 132 Exams and 337 wickets in 271 ODIs for India.
“Obtaining been with fantastic performers and yet again becoming a component of the Indian dressing place is a terrific sensation.”
Kumble is presently the head coach of Kings XI Punjab franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL).