Home Galleries Sport Kumble's exit from Indian Cricket Arena Share Via Email Published: 21st June 2017 10:40 AM | Last Updated: 21st June 2017 11:08 AM On June 24, 2016 Anil Kumble was appointed as the Head Coach of the Indian Cricket Team by BCCI for a period of one year.(AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) 1 / 5 From the time the 46-year-old took over the mantle of head coach in July 2016, with the first assignment in the West Indies, until the long home international season that culminated with the Test series against Australia, the cricketing fraternity felt that the Virat Kohli–Kumble combination worked wonders for the betterment of the Indian cricket. 2 / 5 BCCI was unhappy with Kumble's involvement in matters like pay revision and participation in Champions Trophy. There are whispers in BCCI corridors that there had been a concerted effort to make things bitter for Kumble so that he doesn’t apply for the interview. Although he did, the board made no apparent effort to address the differences between him and the captain. 3 / 5 Kumble was in for a shock when news broke out before the start of the ICC Champions Trophy that Kohli was gunning for his ouster, citing reservations about his style of functioning to BCCI officials and then to chairman of the Committee of Administrators Vinod Rai at a meeting in Hyderabad. 4 / 5 Kumble has effectively resigned from the post that the committee chose him for, tweeting out his resignation, he recieved mixed responses from people. Some appreciated the move saying its dignified some felt otherwise. 5 / 5 Stay up to date on all the latest Sport news with The New Indian Express App. Download nowGet the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.