Vinay Kumar      

Full name Ranganath Vinay Kumar

Born February 12, 1984, Davanagere, Karnataka

Current age 35 years 8 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 130 170 29 3025 105* 21.45 6436 47.00 2 14 67 0
List A 131 81 28 1159 82 21.86 1286 90.12 0 4 37 0
T20s 164 81 31 755 68 15.10 601 125.62 0 1 53 30 53 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 130 22849 10803 459 8/32 23.53 2.83 49.7 17 22 4
List A 131 6391 5226 211 5/34 5/34 24.76 4.90 30.2 10 3 0
T20s 164 163 3358 4474 170 4/40 4/40 26.31 7.99 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 Saurashtra at Bengaluru, Jan 24-28, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Karnataka v Kerala at Margao, Jan 13, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Himachal Pradesh v Karnataka at Bengaluru, Oct 6, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Karnataka v Kerala at Visakhapatnam, Apr 3, 2007 scorecard
Last T20s Chennai Super Kings v Kolkata Knight Riders at Chennai, Apr 10, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
8, 0/32, 12, 3/75 Karnataka v Saurashtra Bengaluru 24 Jan 2019 FC
2/29, 83*, 0/23 Karnataka v Rajasthan Bengaluru 15 Jan 2019 FC
90*, 0/54, 7, 0/20 Karnataka v Chhattisgarh Alur 30 Dec 2018 FC
2/33, 51, 0/43 Karnataka v Gujarat Surat 14 Dec 2018 FC
0/27, 10, 0/11, 0 Karnataka v Saurashtra Rajkot 6 Dec 2018 FC
2/19, 26, 3/41 Karnataka v Maharashtra Mysore 28 Nov 2018 FC
2/51, 39*, 0/14, 6* Karnataka v Vidarbha Nagpur 12 Nov 2018 FC
2, 0/18 Karnataka v H. Pradesh Bengaluru 6 Oct 2018 LA
- Karnataka v Railways Bengaluru 4 Oct 2018 LA
2/20 Karnataka v Vidarbha Alur (2) 30 Sep 2018 LA
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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Jan 29, 2019

Can Karnataka afford to think about life after Vinay Kumar yet?

Can Karnataka afford to think about life after Vinay Kumar yet?

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Jan 29, 2019

It was his last spell of the season, and Vinay had a lot to fight for

It was his last spell of the season, and Vinay had a lot to fight for

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Apr 10, 2018

Celebration time for Dwayne Bravo and Ravindra Jadeja, Chennai Super Kings v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2018, Chennai, April 10, 2018

Celebration time for Dwayne Bravo and Ravindra Jadeja

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