The bowler was in sublime form during the five-match T20I series against South Africa at home, showing his ability to unnerve the batters with his copious swing, while in the three-match T20I series against England, he again showed how potent he can be in seaming conditions.
While Hardik Pandya hogged the limelight with his all-round show of scoring a half century and taking four wickets to rip apart England's top order, Bhuvneshwar took the prized wicket of newly-appointed captain Jos Buttler, who was dismissed first ball for a duck.
England captain Jos Buttler experienced a bitter test of Bhuvneshwar’s special swinging delivery in the first T20I at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
He entered the tournament after picking up 12 wickets in 14 matches for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2022 at an economy rate of 7.34.
Kolkata: Virat Kohli played a captains knock of 104 not out while Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled with a spectacular figures of 11-8-8-4 as India narrowly missed a win when the first Test match against Sri Lanka ended in a draw at the Eden Gardens here on Monday. Brief scores: India 172 and 352/8 declared (Virat Kohli […]
Kolkata: Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday gave credit to pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar for setting up India’s victory against Australia in the Eden Gardens ODI with his superb opening spell that read 6-2-9-2. After posting 252, India bundled out Australia for 202 to take a 2-0 lead in the five-game ODI series. The 27-year old […]
New Delhi: Terming young pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar as among the best death overs bowlers in world cricket, former star batsman V.V.S Laxman said a powerful bowling line-up gives India a strong chance to defend their Champions Trophy title. Laxman said that skipper Virat Kohli will be depending on these two bowlers because of […]
New Delhi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) is considered to have a wide fan base and with games mostly going down the wire, it makes the league even more interesting. With several contests in the league going to the final over or the last delivery for a conclusion, every team comprises one or more death-over […]
New Delhi: Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell believes the Virat Kohli-led India has variety in their bowling department, making them a strong contender to win the 2019 World Cup beginning May 30 in England and Wales. Chappell said the team which has the ability to pick wickets at regular intervals, particularly in the middle overs, […]
Mumbai: Despite Mohammed Shami taking a memorable hattrick in India’s win over Afghanistan in the last game, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar feels Virat Kohli should go with Bhuvneshwar Kumar for their next World Cup 2019 tie against the West Indies on Thursday. “For the upcoming match between India and West Indies, if I had to […]
Port of Spain: Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar was all praise for his skipper Virat Kohli who ended a long patch of century-drought in the 50-over format with a classic ton against West Indies in a rain-affected second ODI of the three-match series which the Men in Blue won by 59 runs (DLS method). On Sunday, […]
New Delhi: Right-arm pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar might not be playing at present for India but he is keeping a tab on his teammates through social media. On Thursday, the Men in Blue registered an emphatic eight-wicket win over Bangladesh in the second T20I in Rajkot to level the series. After the victory, opener Shikhar Dhawan […]
Kolkata: A fit-again Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Thursday made a comeback to the Indian teams for the upcoming ODI and T20 series against the West Indies while captain Virat Kohli returned after skipping the T20s against Bangladesh. All-rounder Shivam Dube earned his maiden ODI call-up weeks after making his T20 debut against Bangladesh. Ace seamer Mohammed […]
Chennai: Right-arm pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been ruled out of the three-match ODI series against West Indies beginning on Sunday due to a groin injury. Shardul Thakur has been named as his replacement. In a media release, the BCCI stated that Bhuvneshwar complained of pain in his right groin after the final T20I on Wednesday […]
Mumbai: Allrounder Hardik Pandya, pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and opener Shikhar Dhawan returned to the 50-over fold as India named a 15-member squad for their upcoming three-match ODI series against South Africa starting this month. As reported by IANS earlier, fit-again Hardik made his comeback into the Indian team for the home series against the Proteas […]