Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 17, 2023

Date of Birth

5 / February / 1990


34 Years



Bhuvneshwar Kumar Singh, an Indian professional cricketer, was born on February 5, 1990. He currently represents the Indian cricket team, as well as Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League and Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket. Renowned for his remarkable skills as a swing bowler, he is widely regarded as one of the most exceptional and reliable bowlers in the world.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Height, Age, Family, Biography & More

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is known for his proficient ability to swing the ball in both directions, but his inswingers are considered more potent than his outswingers. Originally starting as an opening swing bowler, he has since diversified his bowling skills to include reverse swing, slower deliveries, and yorkers, making him an effective death-over specialist.


Bhuvneshwar Kumar was born into a middle-class Gurjar family that adheres to Hinduism and worships Hindu deities. His father, Kiran Pal Singh, was a Sub Inspector in the Uttar Pradesh Police Department, who unfortunately passed away due to a liver infection.

Kiran Pal Singh Bhuvneshwar Kumar Father

Kiran Pal Singh Bhuvneshwar Kumar Father

Indresh Singh Bhuvneshwar Kumar Mother

Indresh Singh Bhuvneshwar Kumar Mother

Nupur Nagar Bhuvneshwar Kumar Wife

Nupur Nagar Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s Wife


Born on February 5, 1990, Bhuvneshwar Kumar hails from Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, and his ancestral roots can be traced back to Luharli village in Bulandshahr. His father, Kiran Pal Singh Mavi, is an ASP with the Uttar Pradesh Police, and his mother, Indresh Mavi, is a homemaker.

Early Life

Bhuvneshwar Kumar was born into a Gurjar family in Meerut on February 5, 1990. His love for cricket was sparked by his sister, who encouraged him to pursue the sport and even took him to his first coaching center at the age of 13.

Personal Life

Bhuvneshwar Kumar tied the knot with Nupur Nagar in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh on November 23, 2017. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Acsah, on November 24, 2021.

Domestic Career

In domestic cricket, Bhuvneshwar Kumar represents Uttar Pradesh and has also played for the Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy. He made his first-class debut at the age of 17 for Uttar Pradesh against Bengal. In the final of the 2008/09 Ranji Trophy, he created a historic moment by becoming the first bowler to dismiss Sachin Tendulkar for a duck in first-class cricket.

Indian Premier League

After a remarkable performance in the 2008/09 Ranji season, Bhuvneshwar Kumar was offered a contract by Royal Challengers Bangalore to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He was later signed by Pune Warriors India in 2011. However, when the team was dissolved in 2013, he was picked up by Sunrisers Hyderabad during the 2014 IPL Auction for whopping ₹4.25 crores.

International Career

Bhuvneshwar Kumar made his debut for the Indian cricket team in late 2012, playing in T20I and ODI matches against Pakistan. He later made his Test debut in 2013 and was a part of the Indian team that emerged victorious in the 2013 Champions Trophy. His performances in the tournament earned him a spot in the Team of the Tournament selected by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

IPL Career

Royal Challengers Bangalore selected Bhuvneshwar Kumar for IPL 2009, but he featured in just a solitary match for the team during his two-season tenure.

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Net Worth

As of 2023, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, the Indian cricketer, has a net worth of Rs. 75 Crore (equivalent to $9 Million).

Net Worth (2023) $9 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees Rs. 75 Crore
Profession Indian Cricketer
Monthly Income And Salary 75 Lakhs +
Yearly Income 9 Crore +
Last Updated 2023

Social Media Handles

Facebook @KumarBhuvneshwar (10M+ Followers)
Instagram @imbhuvi (3.9M+ Followers)
Twitter @BhuviOfficial (2.9M+ Followers)
Wikipedia Bhuvneshwar_Kumar
Mobile Number Not known

Bowling Speed

There was another mistake of a similar nature, where a subsequent delivery was shown as being recorded at 208 mph.

Jersey Number


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Body Measurements Chest: 40 Inches
Waist: 30 Inches
Biceps: 12 Inches
Birth Place Meerut Uttar Pradesh India
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 178 CM
Height In Meter 1.78 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Kiran Pal Singh
Mother: Indresh
Profession Cricketer
Siblings Sister: Rekha Adhana
Spous Nupur Nagar
Zodiac Sign Aquarius


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