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Feb 21, 2015: Former India captain Anil Kumble has said that he is reminded of himself when he sees R Ashwin play, and has called for the offspinner to be given more chances to play away from home
Jan 12, 2015: Anil Kumble, the former India captain, has said that while the team has quality bowlers, their progress has to be monitored season by season, and there has to be a flexible approach to selecting XIs when on tour.
Oct 15, 2014: Anil Kumble, the former India legspinner, has said he was picked to lead the Test team owing to a lack of other options
Mar 25, 2014: Former India captain Anil Kumble believes that Bangladesh have not done justice to the level of support they receive at home
Mar 14, 2014: Anil Kumble has said India must choose their best bowling combination in away Tests even if that means including two spinners in the line-up
India in South Africa 2013-14
Dec 16, 2013: Former India bowlers Anil Kumble and Javagal Srinath stressed that Zaheer Khan's form will be crucial to India's chances of doing well in the Test series against South Africa, which starts on December 18
Dec 16, 2013: Cricket administration, particularly in India, has been under scrutiny over the last few years. Anil Kumble, who was the president of the Karnataka state association, talks about the challenges officials face in professionalising the set-up
Dec 3, 2013: Alastair Cook and MS Dhoni have been named captains of the ICC's Test and ODI Teams of the Year
Pataudi Memorial Lecture 2013
Nov 13, 2013: Anil Kumble has urged the BCCI to not take its position as the leader in cricket for granted and instead asked it to force a change by playing the role of a visionary that would only help the game prosper
Oct 22, 2013: Ricky Ponting, the former Australia captain, has buried the hatchet with the concerned players involved over the Monkeygate scandal of 2008, and has derided Cricket Australia over catering to the interests of the BCCI over the welfare of one of their play
Oct 18, 2013: Anil Kumble, the current president of the Karnataka State Cricket Associaton (KSCA) has announced that his administration, which includes former India team-mate Javagal Srinath, will not contest the upcoming KSCA elections.
Aug 7, 2013: Anil Kumble and Javagal Srinath are confident that the growing cricketing infrastructure around the state will help Karnataka win Ranji Trophy titles and produce more India cricketers
Chennai v Mumbai, IPL final, Kolkata
May 27, 2013: Along with Ricky Ponting and Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble and John Wright had formed a strong mentoring group for Mumbai Indians which Kumble thought "seemed complete"
Mar 22, 2013: The BCCI technical committee was in favour of scheduling Ranji Trophy knockout matches at neutral venues, and longer gaps between matches
Australia in India 2012-13
Mar 15, 2013: Anil Kumble believes Virender Sehwag is facing his biggest challenge of his career, after being dropped during the Australia series
Feb 20, 2013: How do we assess talent? And why do we persevere with players who we believe have special skills even when they don't display them consistently enough?
IPL 2013 news
Jan 21, 2013: Anil Kumble has joined Mumbai Indians as their chief mentor, stepping down from a similar role at Royal Challengers Bangalore
Oct 11, 2012: Anil Kumble, the former India captain and leg spinner, has been appointed as the chairman of the ICC cricket committee
Oct 3, 2012: Anil Kumble, the former India legspinner, has been named head of the BCCI's Technical Committee, taking over from the former India captain Sourav Ganguly
Aug 23, 2012: Anil Kumble believes T20 cricket can engage the American public, provided cricket administration in the USA can be streamlined
It has helped that India have a captain who has lasted as long as he has due to his approach of treating cricket for what it is: a game
AB de Villiers returned to give West Indies another hammering, this time at the SCG
Following their dominant start to the World Cup, India have three relatively low-pressure games to fine-tune ahead of the knockouts, and they will want to get their death-overs batting right
After another blunt display, James Anderson's form at this World Cup is becoming a significant problem for England
A 40-over tournament with 18 teams, played over ten weeks, with a best-of-three final will help identify a true champion team with luck playing little part
Our sport can never hope to compete with football unless it takes an expansionist view