Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Indian cricket player Bhuvneshwar Kumar is a right-arm medium-fast bowler. Who has been praised for being able to swing the ball both ways very well. In Indian cricket, he plays for Uttar Pradesh and has also played for Central Zone. He started out in the IPL with Royal Challengers Bangalore. After that, he played for three seasons with the now-defunct Pune Warriors India. But he has had the most success with his current IPL team, Sunrisers Hyderabad. His 23-wicket haul helped them win the IPL title in 2016.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

The first time he became famous was when he bowled Sachin Tendulkar out for a duck in first-class cricket. He is the only player in cricket history to have taken his first wicket by bowling a clean ball. Although he has won many games as an Indian bowler, he is also very good at hitting the ball and has had some important innings.


Short form of Bhuvi

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Singh is another name for him.

34 years old,

Family: Nupur Nagar (M. 2017), spouse or ex-spouse

Kiran Pal Singh is the father.

Indresh Singh is his mother.

Children: Rekha Adhana

5’9″ (175 cm) tall, 5’9″ A male

Meerut is an Indian city.

Growing up and early life

He was born on February 5, 1990, in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. His family is from Luharli town in Bulandshahr. Kiran Pal Singh Mavi is his father and works as an ASP for the Uttar Pradesh Police. Indresh Mavi is his mother and stays at home.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

His sister Rekha Adhana is seven years older than him. When he was 13, his sister took him to a cricket learning center about 7–8 kilometers from their home. She went with him every week until he was old enough to go on his own.

He worked out at the Victoria Club in Meerut. Which is run by Vipin Vats, who used to be the wicketkeeper for UP. He learned how to use the new ball better from bowling coach Sanjay Rastogi.

Career at Home

As a 17-year-old, Bhuvneshwar Kumar played his first-class start against Bengal. He then joined the Uttar Pradesh Ranji team in 2007. Bhuvneshwar became famous all of a sudden when he was the first bowler to get Sachin Tendulkar out for a duck in first-class cricket in the 2008–09 Ranji Trophy final. He ended the season with 35 wickets.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

In 2012, he played for Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy. In the second semi-final against North Zone, he scored his first first-class hundred, which helped his team make it to the final and avoid a loss. His ‘Man of the Match’-winning knock, which he played at No.8 when his team was behind by 232 runs, was made up of three great combinations with Praveen Kumar, Murali Kartik, and Rituraj Singh.

International Career

Bhuvneshwar Kumar was chosen to play in the first T20I match against Pakistan at Bengaluru on December 25, 2012, after he had a great season as an all-rounder in domestic cricket. He quickly got rid of Nasir Jamshed, Ahmed Shehzad, and Umar Akmal to defend a low score, but India couldn’t save the game.

Because of how well he bowled fast with the new ball, he was put in the starting eleven for the next ODI series. He played his first ODI on December 30 against Pakistan. With his first ball, he got Mohammad Hafeez out.

He had a hard time getting wickets on his Test debut on February 22 against Australia in the first match of the 2013 Border-Gavaskar Trophy. The pitch was good for spin. But he showed what he could do as a batsman by posting a record 9th wicket partnership of 140 runs with M. S. Dhoni in the first Test. He also made 38, which was the best score for a debut at No.10.

During the first innings of the second Test against Australia, he got rid of David Warner, Ed Cowan, and Shane Watson, all of whom were important players. However, he didn’t get any wickets during his short second innings spell. In the next Test, he didn’t work hard enough on the batters in the first innings, but in the second innings, he made up for it by getting Shane Watson, David Warner, and Steve Smith out.

He was then put on the team for the Champions Trophy, which took place in England and Wales from June 6th to June 23rd, 2013. Writing for ESPNcricinfo, they chose him for the “Team of the Tournament” because he took six wickets at an average of 22.83 and an economy rate of 3.91.

In June and July 2013, he played in a series against Sri Lanka, West Indies, and his own country. On July 9, against Sri Lanka, he had his best performance of his career, going 4 for 8 runs. The ‘Man of the Series’ title was given to him. Because he took 10 wickets in four games, which was the most in the series.

He kept setting records as an all-rounder while India was touring England in 2014. Kumar won “Man of the Series” honors again, this time in a Test series, even though India lost 1-3. He got his first and second five-wicket hauls in the first two games of the series. As the first No. 9 Indian batsman, he also hit three fifties, two of which came in the first Test.

Despite being in the Indian team for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. He was not fit enough to play in any of the other games. He only played in the game against the UAE.

In 2016, he only played four Tests. But in 2017, he was at his best during the ICC Champions Trophy and helped India make it to the finals, earning him another spot on the “Team of the Tournament” list.

In the first T20I against South Africa on February 18, 2018, he scored 5-24, which helped India win by 28 runs. With this, he became the first Indian bowler to get five wickets in all game types.

Career in IPL

In 2009, Bhuvneshwar Kumar was picked up by Royal Challengers Bangalore for the IPL. He played in two seasons for the team, but only one game for them. As of 2013, he had taken 24 wickets in 31 games for Pune Warriors India, which was the last season of the club. This included two 3-wicket hauls.


After joining Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2014. He took 23 wickets, which was the most in the 2016 IPL and helped his team win the title. This won him the prestigious Purple Cap. After that, he kept the Purple Cap for another two years. With 26 wickets, and five wickets in a game against Kings XI Punjab.

Achievements and Awards

This is the first time that an Indian bowler has taken five wickets in any type of cricket. He also bowled out all three of his targets to get his first wickets in all three types of cricket.

When he played his first Test as No. 10, he set several records, including the most balls faced (97), the most runs scored (38), and the record 9th wicket partnership of 140.

Private Life and Legacy

Bhuvneshwar Kumar proposed to his engineer childhood friend Nupur Nagar at a private event in Greater Noida on October 4, 2017.

They got married in Meerut on November 23, 2017. And then had a party in New Delhi on November 30, 2017, for his cricket team friends.

Fun Facts

His older sister Rekha was in charge of Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s cricketing needs. Because his father had a job that could be moved around. But because he had to play cricket at home, he missed both her engagement and the wedding.

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