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Bhuvneshwar Kumar Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography & More


Bhuvneshwar Kumar

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Bio
Full NameBhuvneshwar Kumar Singh
NicknameBhuvi, Bhuvan
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
International DebutODI- 30 December 2012 against Pakistan at Chennai
Test- 22 February against Australia at Chennai
T20- 25 December 2012 against Pakistan at Bengaluru
Jersey Number#15 (India)
#15 (IPL)
Domestic/State Team India A, Pune Warriors, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Uttar Pradesh
Favourite BallInswing & Outswing
Records (main ones)• Has bowled the batsman out to take his first wicket in Test, ODI, and T20 match.
• The only bowler to dismiss Sachin Tendulkar for a duck in First-Class Cricket.
• The record for the most economical figures in a T20 international cricket match against West Indies in 2014, for conceding 3 runs from 3 overs.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar - Most economical in T20
• The record for the second-most expensive ODI spell in India against South Africa in 2015, for conceding 3 runs from 3 overs.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar - Second-most expensive ODI over in India-compressed
• Took 26 wickets in IPL 10 (2017) and won the 'purple cap' for most wickets in that IPL season.
Career Turning PointIn 2012, with an incredible start to his ODI career against Pakistan in a T20 match where he took 4 wickets for 9 runs in 4 overs.
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 February 1990
Age (as in 2018)28 Years
Birth PlaceMeerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius
Signature Bhuvneshwar Kumar signature
NationalityIndian
HometownLuharli village, Gulaothi tehsil, Bulandshahr district, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeN/A
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Kiran Pal Singh (Sub-inspector)
Mother- Indresh Singh (Homemaker)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar with his parents
Sister- Rekha Adhana (Elder)
Brother- None
Coach/MentorVipin Vats, Sanjay Rastogi
ReligionHinduism
CasteGurjar (Mavi Gotra)
AddressA bungalow in Ganga Nagar, Meerut
Bhuvneshwar Kumar home
HobbiesPlaying games on PS3 or ipad, Reading
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketersBatsman- AB de Villiers
Bowler- Wasim Akram, Praveen Kumar
Favourite Cricketer GroundLord's in London
Favourite Tennis PlayerNovak Djokovic
Favourite FoodKadhi Chawal
Favourite ActressesAlia Bhatt, Shraddha Kapoor
Favourite Film3 Idiots
Favourite Song"Tu Hai Ki Nahi" from the film Roy
Favourite Musician A.R. Rahman
Favourite BookI Too Had a Love Story by Ravinder Singh
Favourite DestinationVenice
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affair/GirlfriendNupur Nagar (Engineer)
Wife/SpouseNupur Nagar (Engineer)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar with his wife Nupur Nagar
Marriage Date23 November 2017
ChildrenDaughter- None
Son- None
Money Factor
Salary (as in 2017)Retainer: INR 1 crore
Test: INR 15 lakh
ODI: 6 lakh
T20: 3 lakh
Net WorthNot Known

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Bhuvneshwar Kumar

  • Does Bhuvneshwar Kumar smoke?: No
  • Does Bhuvneshwar Kumar drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Since his childhood, he developed an interest in cricket and at the age of 10, he started playing Amateur league tournaments, which was played with tennis balls.
  • At the age of 13, he joined Bhamashah Cricket Academy in Meerut.
  • If he wasn’t a cricketer, he would have been an Army officer.
  • He considers swing bowler Praveen Kumar as his cricketing idol as he has learned a lot from him.
  • He gained the nickname “The Swing King” because of his lethal Inswing and Outswing deliveries.
  • Apart from being a terrific bowler, he is a handy batsman as well. During a first-class match in 2012, he came in to bat at No.8 and scored 128 off 253 balls.
  • He is the first ever bowler to bowled out a batsman to grab his first wicket in all the 3 formats of the game as bowled. He bowled out Nasir Jamshed in T20Is, Mohammad Hafeez in ODIs and David Warner in Tests.
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