The rookie Indian speedster was rewarded for his brilliant performance in Zimbabwe; occupies No 2 position in ICC bowlers’ ranking in T20s.
BCCI President Anurag Thakur revealed that Kumble was the second choice for the job.
'After I retired 'conflict' has become my middle name,' said new Team India head coach.
Kumble's appointment as Team India head coach brought an end to the prolonged suspense over who will take over the reins of the side.
Former India and Karnataka team-mate Javagal Srinath was overjoyed with Kumble’s appointment.
Having been anointed Team India coach for a year, former skipper Anil Kumble’s first words was that he was honoured to be back in the Indian dressing room.
After his match winning knock against the West Indies in Match 8 of tri-nation series, Glenn Maxwell has revealed being axed from the side in previous games made him work harder to get a comeback.
Nick Compton is to take a break from cricket, the under-pressure England batsman’s county side Middlesex announced on Thursday.
Board president Anurag Thakur (centre) and secretary Ajay Shirke at the BCCI Conclave in Dharamsala
on Friday. (Photo: BCCI)