Vinay Kumar      

Full name Ranganath Vinay Kumar

Born February 12, 1984, Davanagere, Karnataka

Current age 31 years 16 days

Major teams India, India A, Karnataka, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Kolkata Knight Riders, 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 98 126 21 1928 105* 18.36 4165 46.29 1 8 42 0
List A 114 68 21 851 82 18.10 971 87.64 0 2 35 0
Twenty20 126 59 22 451 34 12.18 367 122.88 0 0 27 19 37 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 98 17655 8453 355 8/32 23.81 2.87 49.7 12 16 4
List A 114 5701 4748 189 5/34 5/34 25.12 4.99 30.1 9 3 0
Twenty20 126 125 2599 3425 139 4/40 4/40 24.64 7.90 18.6 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 Mumbai at Bangalore, Feb 25-28, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Karnataka v Kerala at Margao, Jan 13, 2005 scorecard
Last List A South Zone v West Zone at Mumbai, Dec 1, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Karnataka v Kerala at Visakhapatnam, Apr 3, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kolkata Knight Riders v Sunrisers Hyderabad at Kolkata, May 24, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
17, 6/20, 4, 1/101 Karnataka v Mumbai Bangalore 25 Feb 2015 FC
3, 2/48, 0/49 Karnataka v Assam Indore 16 Feb 2015 FC
4/88, 18, 0/23 Karnataka v Mumbai Mumbai 6 Feb 2015 FC
2, 2/58, 25 Karnataka v U. Pradesh Bangalore 29 Jan 2015 FC
2/54, 28, 1/17 Karnataka v M. Pradesh Indore 13 Jan 2015 FC
4/37, 8, 3/52 Karnataka v J + K Hubli 5 Jan 2015 FC
9, 0/41, 2/37 Karnataka v Railways Delhi 21 Dec 2014 FC
42, 3/56, 6/34 Karnataka v Bengal Kolkata 14 Dec 2014 FC
0, 2/87, 3/20 Karnataka v Tamil Nadu Bangalore 7 Dec 2014 FC
1*, 2/70 South Zone v West Zone Mumbai 1 Dec 2014 LA
Profile

Vinay Kumar is a bowler in the Venkatesh Prasad mould - relying more on outswingers, legcutters and accuracy, than on outright pace. After the retirement of former India players Dodda Ganesh and David Johnson, Vinay became a key member of the Karnataka pace attack. First picked for the Ranji side in 2004-05, he quickly established himself by taking more than 20 wickets in each of his first three seasons. He soon developed an inswinger as a variation to his stock ball, resulting in a superb 2007-08 season, in which he was the second-highest wicket-taker in the Ranji Trophy. That convinced the Royal Challengers Bangalore to give him a contract, and he has frequently filled their fifth bowler's slot.

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Feb 25, 2015

Vinay Kumar is mobbed after taking a wicket, Karnataka v Mumbai, Ranji Trophy, Semi-final, Bangalore, 1st day, February 25, 2015

Vinay Kumar is mobbed after taking a wicket

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May 5, 2014

Vinay Kumar picked up two wickets off successive balls in the final over, Rajasthan Royals v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2014, Ahmedabad, May 5, 2014

Vinay Kumar picked up two wickets off successive balls in the final over

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May 5, 2014

Ajinkya Rahane and Karun Nair take a run while Vinay Kumar looks on, Rajasthan Royals v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2014, Ahmedabad, May 5, 2014

Ajinkya Rahane and Karun Nair take a run while Vinay Kumar looks on

© BCCI

Tour Results
England v India at Cardiff - Sep 16, 2011
England won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining) (D/L method)
England v India at Lord's - Sep 11, 2011
Match tied (D/L method)
England v India at The Oval - Sep 9, 2011
England won by 3 wickets (with 7 balls remaining) (D/L method)
England v India at Southampton - Sep 6, 2011
England won by 7 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
England v India at Chester-le-Street - Sep 3, 2011
No result
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