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Vinay Kumar      

Full name Ranganath Vinay Kumar

Born February 12, 1984, Davanagere, Karnataka

Current age 32 years 295 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 113 147 23 2464 105* 19.87 5290 46.57 2 10 52 0
List A 119 72 23 1000 82 20.40 1077 92.85 0 4 36 0
Twenty20 147 68 25 548 38 12.74 449 122.04 0 0 35 22 45 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 113 20351 9685 410 8/32 23.62 2.85 49.6 16 19 4
List A 119 5917 4893 201 5/34 5/34 24.34 4.96 29.4 10 3 0
Twenty20 147 146 3028 3993 155 4/40 4/40 25.76 7.91 19.5 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 Bangalore, 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 Saurashtra at Patiala, Nov 29-Dec 2, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Karnataka v Kerala at Margao, Jan 13, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Karnataka v Jammu & Kashmir at Bangalore, Dec 18, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Karnataka v Kerala at Visakhapatnam, Apr 3, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Gujarat Lions v Mumbai Indians at Kanpur, May 21, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 4/54, 12, 0/13 Karnataka v Saurashtra Patiala 29 Nov 2016 FC
16, 1/79, 41, 0/4 Karnataka v Odisha Delhi 21 Nov 2016 FC
27, 4/28, 5/54 Karnataka v Rajasthan Vizianagaram 13 Nov 2016 FC
39, 2/57, 56, 5/28 Karnataka v Vidarbha Vadodara 5 Nov 2016 FC
0/3 Karnataka v Jharkhand Greater Noida 13 Oct 2016 FC
33, 1/21 Panthers v Hubli Tigers Hubballi 1 Oct 2016 Other T20
2/13 Panthers v Mangalore Hubballi 29 Sep 2016 Other T20
0/5 Panthers v Rockstars Hubballi 28 Sep 2016 Other T20
9, 1/28 Panthers v Bellary Hubballi 26 Sep 2016 Other T20
2/17, 36 Panthers v Mysuru-W Hubballi 24 Sep 2016 Other 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

Tournament Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide - Mar 8, 2012
Australia won by 16 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide - Mar 6, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 34 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane - Mar 4, 2012
Australia won by 15 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne - Mar 2, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 9 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Hobart - Feb 28, 2012
India won by 7 wickets (with 80 balls remaining)
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