Bhuvneshwar Kumar Birthday: Indian fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar is currently out of the Indian team due to injury. If he is named Bhubaneswar ‘Swing’ Kumar then it will not be wrong, because he is the best expert in swinging the ball on both sides. He has taken hundreds of wickets with his fast swing balls, but he has been suffering from injuries for some time. However, on the occasion of his birthday, we are going to tell you about three big records recorded in his name.
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar, born on 5 February 1990 in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh, has turned 31 today, that is, on Friday 5 February 2021. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who played more than 175 international matches for the country, has held many records. Today we are going to tell about the same records on his birthday, which also includes the record of him dismissing Sachin Tendulkar at zero. Apart from this, he has made many more records in domestic and international cricket for India. Bhuvneshwar Kumar Birthday.
5 Wickets in the Hall and IPL
Right-arm fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the first Indian cricketer to have taken at least 5 wickets in an innings in Tests, ODIs and T20 International cricket. No bowler has bowled 5 wickets in all three formats before him. Apart from this, he has been a Purple Cap winner twice in the Indian Premier League i.e. IPL. No Indian bowler has managed to take the most wickets in a season of IPL more than once.
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar Career
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has played 21 Tests, 114 ODIs and 43 T20 Internationals for the country so far. In Test cricket, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has taken 63 wickets in his name, while in ODI cricket he has taken 132 wickets in his name. Apart from this, he has taken 41 wickets in T20 International cricket. He has taken 136 wickets in 121 matches of IPL.
Sachin Out at Zero
You will be surprised to know that the great batsman of Indian team Sachin Tendulkar has played hundreds of home matches, but he has been dismissed for zero once in first class cricket. The bowler against whom Sachin has been dismissed for zero in the first-class match is none other than Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who holds this record. Bhuvi is the only Indian bowler to have dismissed Sachin at zero in first-class cricket.
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Some Bhuvneshwar Records
- Five wickets in all three formats Hall – Bhuvi also has a special record in all three formats of cricket. He is also the first Indian to take five wickets in ODIs, T20 and Test cricket.
- Three fifties in a series – During the 2014 tour of England in India, Bhuvneshwar hit three fifties while batting at No.9. He became the first Indian to score three fifties while playing in ninth place during a test series.
- Pie Purple Cap for two consecutive years – Bhuvaneshwar Kumar’s list of achievements does not end here. He is also the first cricketer to capture the Purple Cap after performing consistently for two years in the IPL.