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Vinay Kumar      

Full name Ranganath Vinay Kumar

Born February 12, 1984, Davanagere, Karnataka

Current age 33 years 71 days

Major teams India, India A, Karnataka, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Zone

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Ranganath Vinay Kumar
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 11 6 5.50 24 45.83 0 0 2 0 0 0
ODIs 31 13 4 86 27* 9.55 146 58.90 0 0 5 2 6 0
T20Is 9 1 1 2 2* - 4 50.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 115 150 24 2540 105* 20.15 5424 46.82 2 11 52 0
List A 122 74 24 1045 82 20.90 1140 91.66 0 4 36 0
Twenty20 154 75 27 678 68 14.12 542 125.09 0 1 48 26 47 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 78 73 1 1/73 1/73 73.00 5.61 78.0 0 0 0
ODIs 31 31 1436 1423 38 4/30 4/30 37.44 5.94 37.7 1 0 0
T20Is 9 9 189 247 10 3/24 3/24 24.70 7.84 18.9 0 0 0
First-class 115 20615 9836 418 8/32 23.53 2.86 49.3 16 20 4
List A 122 6073 4966 204 5/34 5/34 24.34 4.90 29.7 10 3 0
Twenty20 154 153 3167 4185 160 4/40 4/40 26.15 7.92 19.7 1 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test Australia v India at Perth, Jan 13-15, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v India at Bulawayo, May 28, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI India v Australia at Bengaluru, Nov 2, 2013 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet, May 11, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I India v Australia at Rajkot, Oct 10, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Bengal v Karnataka at Kolkata, Nov 7-10, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Karnataka v Tamil Nadu at Visakhapatnam, Dec 23-24, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Karnataka v Kerala at Margao, Jan 13, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Karnataka v Baroda at Delhi, Mar 12, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Karnataka v Kerala at Visakhapatnam, Apr 3, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 East Zone v South Zone at Mumbai, Feb 15, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
10, 0/31 Karnataka v Baroda Delhi 12 Mar 2017 LA
3/19 Karnataka v Chhattisgarh Kolkata 6 Mar 2017 LA
0/23, 35* Karnataka v Hyderabad Kolkata 4 Mar 2017 LA
68, 1/39 South Zone v East Zone Mumbai 15 Feb 2017 T20
9*, 0/39 South Zone v North Zone Mumbai 12 Feb 2017 T20
0/10, 34 Karnataka v Goa Chennai 3 Feb 2017 T20
2, 1/26 Karnataka v Hyderabad Chennai 2 Feb 2017 T20
12*, 1/11 Karnataka v Andhra Chennai 31 Jan 2017 T20
4, 1/33 Karnataka v Kerala Chennai 30 Jan 2017 T20
1, 1/34 Karnataka v Tamil Nadu Chennai 29 Jan 2017 T20
Profile

Vinay Kumar is a seam and swing bowler who relies more on legcutters, slower balls and accuracy, than on outright pace. Making his first-class debut in 2004-05, he quickly established himself by taking more than 20 wickets in each of his first three first-class seasons. Vinay soon added the inswinger to his repertoire, and his consistency earned him an IPL contract with Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2008. His first defining domestic season was in 2009-10, where he captured 46 wickets, besides mentoring his fast-bowling colleagues, Abhimanyu Mithun and S Aravind, to lead Karnataka to the Ranji Trophy final for the first time in 11 years. Some good performances in IPL 2010 earned him a spot in India's squad for the World T20 in West Indies, but he has not been able to hold it down consistently. His most recent international appearance came in 2013.

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May 21, 2016

Vinay Kumar successfully appeals for the wicket of Aaron Finch, Gujarat Lions v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2016, Kanpur, May 21, 2016

Vinay Kumar successfully appeals for the wicket of Aaron Finch

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May 21, 2016

Vinay Kumar is pumped up after dismissing Aaron Finch, Gujarat Lions v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2016, Kanpur, May 21, 2016

Vinay Kumar is pumped up after dismissing Aaron Finch

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May 15, 2016

Jos Buttler and Vinay Kumar celebrate the wicket of Mayank Agarwal, Mumbai Indians v Delhi Daredevils, IPL 2016, Visakhapatnam, May 15, 2016

Jos Buttler and Vinay Kumar celebrate the wicket of Mayank Agarwal

© BCCI

Tour Results
India v Sri Lanka at Hobart - Feb 28, 2012
India won by 7 wickets (with 80 balls remaining)
Australia v India at Sydney - Feb 26, 2012
Australia won by 87 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Brisbane - Feb 21, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 51 runs
Australia v India at Brisbane - Feb 19, 2012
Australia won by 110 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Adelaide - Feb 14, 2012
Match tied
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