Bhuvneshwar Kumar Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography & More
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.
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.
Ishant Sharma is his best friend in the Indian team.