Bhuvneshwar Kumar

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World T20, 2nd Semi-Final

India vs West Indies

at Mumbai, Mar 31, 2016
West Indies 196/3 beat India 192/2 by 7 wickets

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar KumarBhuvneshwar Kumar Mavi (born 5 February 1990) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket. He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and a right-handed batsman. He also plays for Pune Warriors India in the Indian Premier League. Kumar was born in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh in a Gurjar family. He is currently living in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. He belongs to Luharli village, Distt Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh. Kumar made his first-class debut at the age of 17 against Bengal. In the 2008/09 season, he became the first bowler to dismiss Sachin Tendulkar for a duck in first-class cricket. After good performances in that season, he was handed an IPL contract by Royal Challengers Bangalore. He has also represented Central Zone in Duleep Trophy and Deodhar Trophy. Apart from being a good swing bowler, Kumar is also known for his lower middle-order batting, which makes him a useful all-rounder. After Awana's poor showing in the two T20Is against England, Kumar was selected in the playing eleven of the first T20 day/night match against Pakistan at Bengaluru. He took 3 wickets for 9 runs in 4 overs in the match. He holds the record for the best bowling figures on T20I debut.

Full name Bhuvneshwar Kumar Singh
Born February 5, 1990, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
Major teams India, India A, Pune Warriors, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Uttar Pradesh
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling Style Right-arm medium

 Career statistics
Test debut  India v Australia at Chennai, Feb 22-26, 2013
ODI debut  India v Pakistan at Chennai, Dec 30, 2012
T20I debut  India v Pakistan at Bangalore, Dec 25, 2012
First-class debut  Bengal v Uttar Pradesh at Kolkata, Dec 17-19, 2007
List A debut  Rajasthan v Uttar Pradesh at Kanpur, Feb 26, 2008
Twenty20 debut  Royal Challengers Bangalore v Delhi Daredevils at Bangalore, Oct 17, 2009

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.