Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble, who is called the son-in-law of Mysore as his wife hails from the city, is presently the president of Karnataka State Cricket Association © Getty Images

Mysore: Jul 6, 2013
 
Mysore University felicitated former Indian Test skipper Anil Kumble with an honourary doctorate on Friday. The cricketer was honoured during the annual convocation of the University of Mysore.
 
Governore of Karnataka HR Bharadwaj, who is also the chairman of the university, and vice-chancellor Prof. KS Rangappa handed over the doctorate to Kumble, reports Times of India.
 
Along with the former leg-spinner, Roddam Narasimha, TK Viswanath and Srinivasaiah were the other awardees this year.
 
Kumble’s wife hails from Mysore, as a result the former India cricketer is regarded as the son-in-law of the city. Kumble is presently the president of Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA).