Bhuvneshwar Kumar is an Indian professional cricketer who plays for the National side in all three formats of the game. In the Indian Premier League, he currently represents the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Predominantly a bowler, he is quite handy with the bat too. Kumar is a complete bowler who swings the ball both ways, bowls economically, and takes wickets upfront with the new ball. He also has good yorkers and variations in his armoury which he utilizes well at the fag end of the innings in white-ball cricket.
The pacer burst onto the international scene in December 2012 when he made his ODI and T20I debuts against Pakistan. He earned this first Test cap versus Australia in February 2013. Initially, he bowled with excellent control around the 130-mark but as years progressed, he added more speed to his game. The ‘Swing King’ is a delight to watch and continues to trouble batsmen across the world. Kumar’s favorite cricketers are AB de Villers and Wasim Akram. He also idolizes Praveen Kumar.
Kumar is 31 years old. He was born on 5 February 1990 in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India.
5 feet 10 inches (178cms).
Bhuvneshwar wears #15.
Kumar is estimated to be worth roughly INR 60 crores. He has a Grade A contract with BCCI. He endorses various brands and also has a big contract with the IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Bhuvneshwar’s father, Kiran Pal Singh was a member of the police forces for the state of Uttar Pradesh. He passed away in May 2021.
Bhuvi, as he is fondly called, is married to Nupur Nagar. She is an engineer by profession. The couple got married in November 2017.