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Kumble took the right decision, says Azhar

Azhar feels sad over what happened with former India coach Anil Kumble.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin today (9) defended Anil Kumble’s decision to quit as Indian cricket team’s head coach, saying the legendary leg-spinner took the right call in the interest of self respect. Kumble had controversially quit two days after the Champions Trophy final loss against Pakistan in London in June, calling his partnership with captain Virat Kohli “untenable”. He was given an extension for the West Indies tour, but Kumble chose otherwise, marking a closure to his acrimonious episode as the head coach. “I feel very sad for him. It is sad that something like this happened to Anil.…

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