20 Dec 2008

Kumble nominated to join WADA

12:37 pm on 20 December 2008

India's former cricket captain, Anil Kumble has been nominated to the athletes' committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

The leg spinner retired last month as the third highest test wickettaker with 619 wickets.

Kumble's term will start on January 1.

One-third of the panel members, who play an advisory role in policy and priority development of the agency, are replaced on a rotational basis annually.