Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

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:05 Feb,1990
:29 years, 6 months
:Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, India
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About Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is an Indian international cricketer. He plays for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket, and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. Kumar is a right-arm medium-fast bowler who swings the ball both ways efficiently, and a useful lower order right-handed batsman, which makes him a nice bowler & a lower order batsman. His talent was first noticed in a T20 match against Pakistan, where he successfully took a three-wicket haul. In the t20 series that followed, he bowled a magic delivery to Mohammad Hafeez - cleaning up his room and thus ensuring his place in the Indian squad for the rest of the series. He later proved to be a match winner for India.

Champions Trophy and Tri-Series:

Kumar was included in the "Team of the tournament" of the 2013 Champions Trophy.On 9 July 2013, he posted career best figures on 4-8 against Sri Lanka in the Tri-Nation tournament, which India would go on to win. He was awarded the "Man of the Series" in this tournament after he finished the series with most wickets.

IPL career:

Following his good performances in the 2008/09 Ranji season, he was handed an IPL contract by Royal Challengers Bangalore.In 2011, he was signed by Pune Warriors India. After the dissolution of the PWI team, he was picked up in 2014 by Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Achievements


  • He scored 38 runs of 97 balls on his debut test match he achieved the following feats:
  • This score of 38 is the highest by any Indian batsman coming at 10th position. He surpassed Paras Mhambrey to achieve this feat.
  • He faced the most number of balls (97) by a debutant coming at number 10 to bat for India, surpassing Ravi Shastri(54 balls).
  • He also stayed at the crease for the most time by a debutant coming at number 10 to bat for India.
  • The partnership of 140 runs for the 9th wicket with M. S. Dhoni during the 1st test of Australia Tour to India in 2013, went on to create a few records which are as follows:
  • This is the highest partnership for the 9th wicket by India against Australia 
  • This is also the highest partnership for the 9th wicket between India and Australia
  • He scored a half-century of each innings of the 1st test of Team India's tour of England in July 2014.
  • He was second player to do so, batting at number 9, after Peter Siddle.
  • He was man of the series in the tri nation series with his best figures
  • He was man of the series also on India's tour of England 2014

International Awards:

Test Cricket:

  • Man of the Series awards

One-Day International Cricket:

  • Man of the series awards
  • Man of the Match awards

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