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Bhuvneshwar Kumar Biography: Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Children, Net Worth

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Biography, Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Children, Net Worth – Bhuvneshwar Kumar is an Indian international cricketer who plays for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. He has also been playing for the Indian national cricket team since 2012.

Kumar made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Pakistan in December 2012 and his Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) debut again against Pakistan on December 25, 2012. Since turning professional, he has been a revelation and his bowling skills are a thing of admiration.

Kumar is the first Indian bowler to take a five-wicket haul in Test cricket, ODIs and T20Is. Admirably, he is the only bowler whose first wicket in all three formats of the game was bowled. He was also the highest wicket taker with 11 wickets during the 2022 Asia Cup.

Who is Bhuvneshwar Kumar?

Born Bhuvneshwar Kumar Singh on February 5, 1990 in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is the second of two children birthed to former police officer Kiran Pal Singh and his wife Indresh Singh. He has an older sister Rekha Adhana whom he grew up with.

Unlike many cricketers who are introduced to sport at a tender age, Kumar was encouraged to play cricket by his sister who intend took him to his first coaching center when he was 13 years old.

Kumar is a bowler who plays for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket. He is known for swinging the ball both ways efficiently. He made his first-class debut against Bengal when he was 17 years old.

During the 2008-09 season, Kumar successfully dismissed Sachin Tendulkar for a duck in first-class cricket, becoming the first bowler to do against one of the greatest batsman in Indian cricket history.

After his exploits in the 2008-09 Ranji season, Kumar received an Indian Premier League (IPL) contract from the Royal Challengers Bangalore. He played for the Bangalore team for two seasons before being signed by Pune Warriors India.

His time with the Pune Warriors was cut short after the team was dissolved in 2013. Kumar was was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for ₹4.25 crores during the 2014 IPL Auction.

Kumar’s time with the Sunrisers took off immediately after he was signed. He played his first season, making good strides. In 2016, he helped his team win the Indian Premier League. He took 23 wickets and won the Purple Cap as the bowler who took most wickets during the season.

He made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Pakistan in December 2012 and his Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) debut again against Pakistan on December 25, 2012. He was part of the Indian team which won the 2013 Champions Trophy.

During the 2014 tour of England, Kumar took new career-best Test match bowling figures of 6/82 at Lord’s; he was named the Indian Player of the Series.

Kumar has set the international stage ablaze with his bowling skills. He took a five-wicket haul in a T20I against South Africa, becoming the second Indian bowler to take 5 wickets in T20Is and 100th wicket in ODIs.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s Age, Height and Weight

Bhuvneshwar Kumar was birthed on February 5, 1990 in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India. Currently, he is 33 years old (as of 2023). He stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall (1.75 m) and weighs in at 70 kilograms (154 lbs).

Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s Nationality and Ethnicity

Bhuvneshwar Kumar was born in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an Indian national, however his ethnicity is unknown.

What is Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s profession?

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is a professional cricketer. He plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League as well as the Indian national cricket team. Domestically, he plays for Uttar Pradesh.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Parents

Bhuvneshwar Kumar parents are Kiran Pal Singh and Indresh Singh. His father was a police officer who worked with the Uttar Pradesh Police before his death on May 20, 2021 to cancer. He was 63 years at the time of his demise.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Siblings

Does Bhuvneshwar Kumar have siblings? Bhuvneshwar Kumar has one sibling, an older sister named Rekha Adhana. The cricketer’s sister played a major role in his cricketing career. She advised and encouraged Bhuvneshwar to play cricket and was the one who took him to his first coaching center when he was 13 years.

 

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar Wife

Who is Bhuvneshwar Kumar married to? Bhuvneshwar Kumar is married to his gorgeous wife Nupur Nagar. The couple tied the knot on November 23, 2017 in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India. Nupur is an Engineer who works in Multinational Corporation (MNC) in Greater Noida.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Children

Does Bhuvneshwar Kumar have children? Bhuvneshwar Kumar and his wife Nupur Nagar have a beautiful daughter together. She was born on November 24, 2021. Their little princess brought so much joy and happiness to her new home, culminating the love already in the family.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Net Worth

According to CA knowledge, Indian international cricketer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has an estimated net worth of US$10 million as of 2023. He made his wealth primarily through his career in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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