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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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IND vs ENG: I don't know if I'm swinging it, if it is some conditions or it's the ball: Bhuvneshwar

Cricket | Jul 10, 2022, 06:25 PM IST

IND vs ENG: Asked if he is looking forward to playing Test cricket again, Bhuvneshwar said, "Honestly I am not thinking about anything at the moment. Of course, I would not say a 'no' when I get opportunities in Tests.

A still after Kumar dismisses Buttler in the 1st T20.

Twitter hails Bhuvneshwar Kumar's booming inswinger to Jos Buttler

Cricket | Jul 08, 2022, 01:27 AM IST

IND vs ENG, 1st T20: Chasing 199, Buttler and Roy came to open the batting for England. Kumar opened the attack for India and dished out a couple of out-swingers to Roy.

Exclusive | Dravid's 'chart paper' exercise and Bhuvneshwar Kumar's pep talks - Sakariya recalls SL

Exclusive | Dravid's 'chart paper' exercise, Bhuvneshwar's pep talk - Sakariya recalls SL tour

Cricket | Aug 19, 2021, 12:01 PM IST

Chetan Sakariya talked about his experience of playing under Rahul Dravid, and his learnings from senior members like Bhuvneshwar Kumar during the tour of Sri Lanka.

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ICC T20 Rankings: Kohli, Rahul maintain their top-10 positions, Bhuvneshwar, Chahal move up

Cricket | Jul 28, 2021, 03:26 PM IST

Both Rahul and Kohli are not part of the Indian team that is playing a T20 series in Sri Lanka

It was Dravid's call to promote Chahar in batting order, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

It was Dravid's call to promote Chahar in batting order, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Cricket | Jul 21, 2021, 01:18 PM IST

Chasing 276 to win, India was teetering at 193 for 7 but Chahar and Bhuvneshwar helped India record a memorable win with five balls to spare.

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar opens up on Test future, says no particular format is priority

Cricket | Jul 16, 2021, 06:21 PM IST

Bhuvneshwar last played a Test for India on a tour of South Africa in 2018.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar captures the wicket of Ahmed Shehzad of Pakistan during the ICC Champions Trophy

Bhuvneshwar on WT20 clash against Pakistan: It's always pressure match but not thinking about it now

Cricket | Jul 16, 2021, 05:51 PM IST

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan were on Friday placed in the same group for the T20 World Cup as the ICC announced the pools for its flagship event.

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SL vs IND: Youngsters will carry IPL confidence to Sri Lanka, feels Bhuvneshwar

Cricket | Jul 12, 2021, 01:16 PM IST

With major stars in England for an upcoming Test series, the Indian team for series against Sri Lanka features half a dozen uncapped players.

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SL vs IND | Bhuvneshwar Kumar talks about his role as vice-captain, working under coach Rahul Dravid

Cricket | Jul 07, 2021, 09:32 PM IST

India will play three ODIs and as many T20Is in Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

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My job as vice-captain in SL tour is to help others' skills and mental health: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Cricket | Jul 06, 2021, 01:02 PM IST

In the absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli and the main side, who are currently touring England, Dhawan will lead a second-string Indian team in the series starting July 13.

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Bhuvneshwar, Chahar the two pace bowlers in Laxman's playing XI for ODIs vs SL

Cricket | Jul 06, 2021, 12:01 PM IST

The Shikhar Dhawan-led 20-member Indian squad is in the island nation to play three ODIs and an equal number of T20Is beginning July 21.

Manish Pandey scored 63 off 45 balls

Intra-Squad Simulation: Manish, Surya score half-centuries as Bhuvi XI beat Dhawan XI in T20 game

Cricket | Jul 05, 2021, 09:45 PM IST

Bowling coach Paras Mhambrey told that the coaching staff was pleased with the "intensity" and the players ticked all the right boxes in humid conditions.

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Not taking Bhuvneshwar to England huge mistake, says Sarandeep Singh

Cricket | Jun 27, 2021, 02:50 PM IST

Not picking Bhuvneshwar for the WTC final and the five Tests against England starting August 4 is baffling, says Sarandeep.

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Nasser Hussain wants Bhuvneshwar Kumar called up for Test series against England

Cricket | Jun 22, 2021, 04:26 PM IST

Bhuvneshwar has made only a single trip to England for a Test series, back in 2014, where he picked 19 wickets in five matches at 26.63 with two five-wicket hauls

Newly-appointed skipper Shikhar Dhawan

Five takeaways from India's squad announcement for ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka

Cricket | Jun 11, 2021, 07:27 AM IST

The BCCI on Thursday announced an invigorating squad for the limited-overs assignment in Sri Lanka. The set-up consists of players with maiden India call-ups, names who are trying to revive their fading career, and rookies who've impressed in this year's IPL.

I didn't realise importance of adding pace to my bowling early on: Bhuvneshwar

I didn't realise importance of adding pace to my bowling early on: Bhuvneshwar

Cricket | May 28, 2021, 01:31 PM IST

The 31-year-old has so far taken 63 wickets in 21 Tests, 138 and 45 scalps in 117 ODIs and 48 T20Is.

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar's father passes away due to cancer

Cricket | May 20, 2021, 07:25 PM IST

Kiran Pal Singh was 63 and is survived by his wife Indresh Devi and son and daughter Bhuvneshwar and Rekha respectively.

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar rubbishes reports of him 'not wanting to play Test cricket'

Cricket | May 15, 2021, 09:18 PM IST

The Meerut-born was not picked in India's 20-member squad for four-month long England tour comprising World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand.

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Lack of long format cricket reason behind Bhuvneshwar Kumar's exclusion

Cricket | May 11, 2021, 11:20 PM IST

The selectors' decision means Bhuvi isn't in the scheme of things for Tests even on the bench.

Kuldeep Yadav

Five takeaways from India's squad announcement for World Test Championship final, England series

Cricket | May 09, 2021, 08:30 AM IST

Although there haven't been any surprising selections, a few omissions have been questionable and so here are the key takeaways from the squad announcement

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