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Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Medium

Did you know?

He took a wicket with his first ball in one-day international cricket, dismissing Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez.

WICKETS
45
AVERAGE
29.9

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Medium

Did you know?

He took a wicket with his first ball in one-day international cricket, dismissing Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez.

WICKETS
85
AVERAGE
36.8

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Medium

Did you know?

He took a wicket with his first ball in one-day international cricket, dismissing Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez.

WICKETS
21
AVERAGE
26.2

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Medium

AGE
26
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Meerut

COUNTRY

India

India
LOCAL CLUB

Uttar Pradesh

Bio

Bhuvneshwar Kumar can cause plenty of headaches for batsmen with his ability to swing the ball prodigiously both ways at pace. 

He first made himself known playing for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket when good form thrust him into the sights of the India selectors.

He wasted no time when he was selected for his one-day international debut in December 2012 and took a wicket with his very first ball.

Kumar has best ODI figures of 4-8 against Sri Lanka in 2013. 

Kumar made his Test debut against Australia in February 2013 and was particularly impressive when he picked up a six-wicket haul against England.

He is a handy batter in India’s lower order and scored an unbeaten 63 in a Test in July 2014, while he also has a first-class century to his name.

MATCHES
19
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
275
BEST BATTING
63
BEST BOWLING
6-82
Bowling
WICKETS
45
AVERAGE
29.9
ECONOMY
2.97
S/R
60.4
5W
4
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
430
INNINGS
23
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
21.5
100s
0
50s
3
MATCHES
78
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
194
BEST BATTING
53
BEST BOWLING
5-42
Bowling
WICKETS
85
AVERAGE
36.8
ECONOMY
4.94
S/R
44.7
5W
1
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
339
INNINGS
36
NOT OUTS
12
AVERAGE
14.12
100s
0
50s
1
MATCHES
23
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
45
BEST BATTING
9
BEST BOWLING
3-9
Bowling
WICKETS
21
AVERAGE
26.2
ECONOMY
6.83
S/R
23
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
18
INNINGS
6
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
6
100s
0
50s
0

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