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Bhuvneshwar Kumar      

Full name Bhuvneshwar Kumar Singh

Born February 5, 1990, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Current age 27 years 290 days

Major teams India, India A, Pune Warriors, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Uttar Pradesh

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Singh
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 19 25 3 451 63* 20.50 973 46.35 0 3 66 1 6 0
ODIs Insights on odi 78 36 12 339 53* 14.12 446 76.00 0 1 31 5 20 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 23 6 3 18 9 6.00 24 75.00 0 0 0 0 3 0
First-class 68 97 10 2332 128 26.80 5439 42.87 1 14 303 8 16 0
List A 117 68 27 880 72 21.46 0 3 28 0
T20s Insights on t20 123 45 20 223 24* 8.92 225 99.11 0 0 19 4 26 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 19 33 2946 1441 53 6/82 8/96 27.18 2.93 55.5 2 4 0
ODIs Insights on odi 78 77 3799 3130 85 5/42 5/42 36.82 4.94 44.6 2 1 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 23 23 484 551 21 3/9 3/9 26.23 6.83 23.0 0 0 0
First-class 68 119 11991 5582 208 6/77 9/103 26.83 2.79 57.6 8 12 0
List A 117 114 5688 4472 143 5/42 5/42 31.27 4.71 39.7 4 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 123 123 2685 3162 139 5/19 5/19 22.74 7.06 19.3 2 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v Australia at Chennai, Feb 22-26, 2013 scorecard
Last Test India v Sri Lanka at Kolkata, Nov 16-20, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Pakistan at Chennai, Dec 30, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI India v New Zealand at Kanpur, Oct 29, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Pakistan at Bengaluru, Dec 25, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I India v New Zealand at Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 7, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Bengal v Uttar Pradesh at Kolkata, Dec 17-19, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class India v Sri Lanka at Kolkata, Nov 16-20, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Rajasthan v Uttar Pradesh at Kanpur, Feb 26, 2008 scorecard
Last List A India v New Zealand at Kanpur, Oct 29, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Royal Challengers Bangalore v Delhi Daredevils at Bengaluru, Oct 17, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s India v New Zealand at Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 7, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
13, 4/88, 8, 4/8 India v Sri Lanka Kolkata 16 Nov 2017 Test # 2281 Insights on
1/18 India v New Zealand Thiruvananthapuram 7 Nov 2017 T20I # 632
0/29, 2* India v New Zealand Rajkot 4 Nov 2017 T20I # 631
1/23 India v New Zealand Delhi 1 Nov 2017 T20I # 630
1/92 India v New Zealand Kanpur 29 Oct 2017 ODI # 3932 Insights on
3/45 India v New Zealand Pune 25 Oct 2017 ODI # 3931 Insights on
26, 1/56 India v New Zealand Mumbai 22 Oct 2017 ODI # 3928 Insights on
1, 1/9 India v Australia Guwahati 10 Oct 2017 T20I # 624
1/28 India v Australia Ranchi 7 Oct 2017 T20I # 623
1/40 India v Australia Nagpur 1 Oct 2017 ODI # 3919 Insights on
Profile

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, like the other wily Kumar, Praveen, comes from Meerut, a northern Indian town known for - among other things - the industrial production of sports goods, most famously those under the brand SG. No wonder then that once thrown the new SG ball, Bhuvneshwar can make it hoop around corners, mostly back into the right-hand batsman but he gets it to hold its line often enough to be a genuine threat. Like the other Kumar, though, Bhuvneshwar operates at a middling pace of early 130s, but India weren't spoilt enough for choices to deny him an international debut season at the age of 22, in late 2012. Bhuvneshwar said a roaring hello to international cricket. In his first international over, he bowled Nasir Jamshed; with his first ODI delivery, he bowled Mohammad Hafeez; and in his first Test series he played a part in India's first whitewash of a four-Test series. Apart from the swing, Bhuvneshwar's control of it and his cricketing smartness stand out. It stood out the time when he, as a 19-year-old, worked Sachin Tendulkar over for his first first-class duck in Indian domestic cricket. The cricketing smartness showed with the bat too when he scored 128 batting at No. 8, winning a Duleep Trophy semi-final in 2012-13, just before his selection for India.

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Nov 20, 2017

Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled some unplayable deliveries, India v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Kolkata, 5th day, November 20, 2017

Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled some unplayable deliveries

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Nov 20, 2017

Bhuvneshwar Kumar was in super form, India v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Kolkata, 5th day, November 20, 2017

Bhuvneshwar Kumar was in super form

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Nov 19, 2017

Bhuvneshwar Kumar appeals for the wicket of Dasun Shanaka, India v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, 4th Day, Kolkata, 19 November, 2017

Bhuvneshwar Kumar appeals for the wicket of Dasun Shanaka

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