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Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
QUICK FACTS
  • Nick Name: B.
    Batting Style: Right Handed
  • DOB: 5th Dec 1990
    Bowling Style: Right-arm medium
  • TEAM:
  • India, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Uttar Pradesh, Pune Warriors India
CAREER STATS
BATTING & FIELDING
Mat Inns NO Runs Avge HS BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 18 23 3 430 21.5 63* 938 45.84 0 3 64 1 6 0
ODIs 75 35 12 313 13.61 53* 431 72.62 0 1 29 3 19 0
T20is 20 5 2 16 5.33 9 21 76.19 0 0 0 0 3 0
First Class 67 95 10 2311 27.19 128 5409 42.73 1 14 301 8 16 0
List A 114 67 27 854 21.35 72 1146 74.52 0 3 83 4 27 0
T20s 120 44 19 221 8.84 24* 222 99.55 0 0 19 4 26 0
BOWLING
Mat Inns Balls Mdns Runs Wkts Avge Eco SR BBI 4w 5w 10
Tests 18 31 2718 107 1345 45 29.89 2.97 60.4 6/82 0 4 0
ODIs 75 74 3619 54 2937 80 36.71 4.87 45.24 5/42 2 1 0
T20is 20 20 430 2 481 19 25.32 6.71 22.63 3/9 0 0 0
First Class 67 116 11760 492 5486 200 27.43 2.8 58.8 6/77 6 12 0
List A 114 111 5478 86 4279 138 31.01 4.69 39.7 5/42 4 1 0
T20s 120 121 2631 8 3092 137 22.57 7.05 19.2 5/19 2 1 0
PROFILE

A street-smart cricketer, Meerut-born Bhuvneshwar Kumar has come a long way since the 2008-09 Ranji Trophy final when he became the first bowler to dismiss Sachin Tendulkar for a duck in domestic cricket. His self-discipline, ability to swing the ball sharply and gritty attitude with the bat lower down the order has made him a frontline choice in the Indian team across all formats. He played a key role in India making it to the 2014 World Twenty20 final and his Test credits rose significantly during the subsequent England tour. At Lord’s, he made 36 and 52 and picked up six wickets in England’s first innings to set up a famous win. Even though India lost the series, Bhuvneshwar held more than his own, as he ended as his team’s best bowler with 19 wickets to add to his 247 runs. In the IPL, he shares the new ball with Dale Steyn for Sunrisers Hyderabad. 

  • Last Updated: 27th Apr 2016
  • Author: Sidhanta Patnaik
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