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Bhuvneshwar Kumar      

Full name Bhuvneshwar Kumar Singh

Born February 5, 1990, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Current age 28 years 109 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 21 29 4 552 63* 22.08 1225 45.06 0 3 77 1 8 0
ODIs Insights on odi 86 40 14 379 53* 14.57 497 76.25 0 1 34 5 23 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 26 7 4 21 9 7.00 25 84.00 0 0 0 0 4 0
First-class 70 101 11 2433 128 27.03 5691 42.75 1 14 314 8 18 0
List A 125 72 29 920 72 21.39 0 3 31 0
T20s Insights on t20 136 49 22 234 24* 8.66 240 97.50 0 0 19 4 29 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 21 37 3348 1644 63 6/82 8/96 26.09 2.94 53.1 3 4 0
ODIs Insights on odi 86 85 4144 3448 90 5/42 5/42 38.31 4.99 46.0 2 1 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 26 26 550 618 28 5/24 5/24 22.07 6.74 19.6 0 1 0
First-class 70 123 12393 5785 218 6/77 9/103 26.53 2.80 56.8 9 12 0
List A 125 122 6033 4790 148 5/42 5/42 32.36 4.76 40.7 4 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 136 136 2980 3528 155 5/19 5/19 22.76 7.10 19.2 2 2 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v Australia at Chennai, Feb 22-26, 2013 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v India at Johannesburg, Jan 24-27, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Pakistan at Chennai, Dec 30, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v India at Port Elizabeth, Feb 13, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Pakistan at Bengaluru, Dec 25, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v India at Cape Town, Feb 24, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Bengal v Uttar Pradesh at Kolkata, Dec 17-19, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v India at Johannesburg, Jan 24-27, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Rajasthan v Uttar Pradesh at Kanpur, Feb 26, 2008 scorecard
Last List A South Africa v India at Port Elizabeth, Feb 13, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Royal Challengers Bangalore v Delhi Daredevils at Bengaluru, Oct 17, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Sunrisers Hyderabad v Chennai Super Kings at Mumbai, May 22, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
7, 1/14 Sunrisers v Super Kings Mumbai 22 May 2018 T20
0, 0/33 Sunrisers v KKR Hyderabad (Deccan) 19 May 2018 T20
0/38 Sunrisers v Super Kings Pune 13 May 2018 T20
1/51 Sunrisers v Daredevils Delhi 10 May 2018 T20
1*, 1/27 Sunrisers v RCB Hyderabad (Deccan) 7 May 2018 T20
0/33 Sunrisers v Daredevils Hyderabad (Deccan) 5 May 2018 T20
1/22 Sunrisers v Super Kings Hyderabad (Deccan) 22 Apr 2018 T20
1/25 Sunrisers v Kings XI Mohali 19 Apr 2018 T20
3/26 Sunrisers v KKR Kolkata 14 Apr 2018 T20
1/30 Sunrisers v Royals Hyderabad (Deccan) 9 Apr 2018 T20
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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May 7, 2018

Bhuvneshwar Kumar's economy rate in the final over is streets ahead of the rest since IPL 2015

Bhuvneshwar Kumar's economy rate in the final over is streets ahead of the rest since IPL 2015

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Apr 21, 2018

Bhuvneshwar has bowled six overs in the Powerplay so far, picking up a solitary wicket

Bhuvneshwar has bowled six overs in the Powerplay so far, picking up a solitary wicket

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Apr 14, 2018

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is pumped up after dismissing Dinesh Karthik, Kolkata Knight Riders v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2018, Kolkata, April 14, 2018

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is pumped up after dismissing Dinesh Karthik

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