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Bhuvneshwar Kumar Bhuvneshwar Kumar Height: 5 Feet, 8 inches DOB: February 5, 1990

Meerut-born India fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar leads the pack of pacers whenever he gets a chance. Having played domestic cricket for Uttar Pradesh, Bhuvneshwar represented Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Bhuvneshwar came as a Christmas gift to the Indian cricket team as made his international debut at the age of 22, playing Pakistan in a T20I match at Bengaluru on December 25 2012. After claiming three big wickets in Nasir Jamshed, Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal on debut, Bhuvneshwar made some space for himself in the ODI team as well. He made his ODI debut against the same opponents on December 30, 2012, at Chennai. Riding his consistent wicket-taking abilities, Bhuvneshwar made his Test debut when Australia toured India in February 2013.

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2019 World Cup: Unfit Bhuvneshwar Kumar prompts India to summon Navdeep Saini as net bowler

Cricket | Jun 24, 2019, 07:29 PM IST

Navdeep Saini is one of India's fastest bowlers and will be expected to give good practice to the top-order.

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2019 World Cup: Indian physios working closely with Bhuvneshwar Kumar after injury against Pakistan

Cricket | Jun 19, 2019, 11:07 PM IST

The status of his injury will be known very shortly, according to the Indian team's strength and conditioning coach Shankar Basu.

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2019 World Cup: Bhuvneshwar Kumar ruled out of next 2-3 games, confirms Virat Kohli

Cricket | Jun 17, 2019, 08:16 AM IST

Bhuvneshwar Kumar was taken off the field in the initial stages of the second innings against Pakistan, and it was later confirmed that he has injured his left hamstring.

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2019 World Cup: Bhuvneshwar Kumar ruled out of India-Pakistan clash with hamstring niggle

Cricket | Jun 16, 2019, 09:34 PM IST

It is learnt that Bhuvneshwar slipped on a foothole while delivering a ball during the fourth over of the 337 chase against Pakistan in Manchester.

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Current Indian bowling unit is the most complete in its generation: Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket | Jun 04, 2019, 01:14 PM IST

With the world's premier pacer Jasprit Bumrah in its rank, this attack is as good as it can get, said Sachin Tendulkar.

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Playing 2019 World Cup final at Lord's will be a big moment for the team, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Cricket | Jun 03, 2019, 08:48 AM IST

Bhuvneshwar Kumar stated that it will be a very big moment for Virat Kohli-led Team India if they managed to reach the World Cup final.

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2019 World Cup: Role of pacers will be crucial in England, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Cricket | May 30, 2019, 09:14 AM IST

Bhuvneshwar Kumar went on to add that the two warm-up games against New Zealand and Bangladesh helped the bowlers gauge on how to go about their job in this English summer.

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Exclusive | Sourav Ganguly picks his second pacer alongside Jasprit Bumrah in World Cup playing XI

Cricket | May 29, 2019, 03:23 PM IST

Sourav Ganguly talked about Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar and revealed who should be playing alongside Jasprit Bumrah in the World Cup.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has taken 19 wickets this year in 10 ODIs

World Cup 2019: Bhuvneshwar Kumar warns teams to be wary of India's bowling attack

Cricket | May 16, 2019, 04:07 PM IST

Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be crucial in English conditions as the team prepares for the World Cup.

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IPL 2019 | Lack of application while chasing cost us the match: Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Cricket | Apr 07, 2019, 02:39 PM IST

Sunrisers batting collapsed after the deadly opening pair of David Warner and Jonny Bairstow got out.

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IPL 2019, DC vs SRH: When team does well, captain's job becomes easy, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Cricket | Apr 05, 2019, 09:38 AM IST

By virtue of the win over Delhi, Sunrsires have moved to the top of the eight-team standings with six points from four games.

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Don't fix batting slots, play according to situation: Kapil Dev's advice to India for the World Cup 2019

Cricket | Apr 03, 2019, 09:14 AM IST

He also picked Mahendra Singh Dhoni as his favourite all-rounder among current cricketers.

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IPL 2019, SRH vs RCB: Teen prodigy Prayas Ray Barman becomes the youngest ever to play the tournament

Cricket | Mar 31, 2019, 05:19 PM IST

At 16 years and 157 days, the Bengal spinner snatched this record from Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb ur Rahman.

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IPL 2019, SRH vs RR: Match predictions and probable playing XIs of Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals

Cricket | Mar 29, 2019, 10:21 AM IST

While the bowling is an area that SRH will look to correct, the Royals will want to ensure that they get their batting right.

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IPL 2019: Doesn't matter if I am facing Virat Kohli or Rohit Sharma, my job is to execute plans: Siddharth Kaul

Cricket | Mar 28, 2019, 03:54 PM IST

The fourth pacer's slot is also up for grabs and the fast bowler said his focus was purely on the IPL and doing well for SRH.

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IPL 2019, KKR vs SRH, Highlights: Andre Russell muscles Kolkata to emphatic victory

Cricket | Mar 24, 2019, 08:26 PM IST

Andre Russell smashed an unbeaten 49 off just 19 deliveries and took KKR to a six-wicket victory at Eden Gardens.

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IPL 2019, KKR vs SRH: What to expect and Predicted Playing XIs of Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad

Cricket | Mar 24, 2019, 09:54 AM IST

Looking at the balance both the teams have it will surely be a cracker of a contest.

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IPL 2019: 'Bumrah-ng' and four other death-overs specialists to watch out for at the mega-event

Cricket | Mar 21, 2019, 04:28 PM IST

Since the league's inception in 2008, every franchise has always tried to keep at least one death-over specialist.

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IPL 2019: I will stick to my yorkers to win games for Sunrisers Hyderabad, says Kerala pacer Basil Thampi

Cricket | Mar 19, 2019, 11:00 AM IST

According to Thampi, the most important thing which he learnt from the senior pacers was how to prepare his body.

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India vs Australia: Not worried about who's getting chance and who's not, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Cricket | Mar 07, 2019, 07:49 PM IST

While Bhuvneshwar was not used in the Test series and subsequently played eight ODIs, Mohammed Shami featured in four Tests against Australia and nine ODIs (five against Australia and four in New Zealand) in recent times.

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