BHUVNESHWAR KUMAR

  • IPL 8: David Warner raises his hat to Praveen Kumar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 3 days ago

    David Warner reflected on a job well done by Sunrisers Hyderabad as they ended the Visakhapatnam leg of their home matches with a morale-boosting win over Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday (April 22). Warner top scored with a typically aggressive 55-ball 91. But the victory wasn't sealed until the Uttar Pradesh...
  • IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad bank on steaming 'Meerut Express' April 14, 2015

    In November 2012, Praveen Kumar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar ran through a star-studded Delhi line-up consisting of Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli and Unmukt Chand with precision, finishing with eight wickets between them as Uttar Pradesh recorded a comfortable win in a Ranji Trophy game in Ghaziabad. By then, Praveen had...
  • IPL 2015: Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar all smiles after Monday workout April 14, 2015

    "It gives me immense satisfaction to know that I have the ability to stay disciplined and play according to the situation." - Shikhar Dhawan - "The ball is doing what I want it to do." - Bhuvneshwar Kumar - The above statements testify that Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar had a pretty satisfying workout...
  • IPL 8: Boult and Bhuvneshwar bowled brilliantly, says David Warner April 14, 2015

    Bangalore: He was the deserving Man-of-the-Match award winner for his explosive half-century but Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner gave credit to his bowlers for setting up the win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League on Monday. Sunrisers rode on Warner's 27-ball 57 and Trent Boult's three-wicket burst in...
  • ICC World Cup: Indian bowling's renaissance vindicated at Perth March 6, 2015

    This was a good one month back. "No chance, they don't have the bowling to defend," said a boy tapping at his smartphone, leaning dejectedly on the glass that supports the corner seats in Delhi Metro. Chins turned towards him, searching if he had a companion. Finding none but the...
  • World Cup 2015: Mohammed Shami fit to play against West Indies March 3, 2015

    Perth: India speedster Mohammed Shami has apparently recovered from his knee injury and is available for selection in team's next group league match against West Indies on March 6. Shami was rested in the UAE match as a precautionary measure but the Bengal pacer took part in the training activity at...
  • ICC World Cup: Injured Mohammed Shami out of UAE game February 27, 2015

    Star of India's back-to-back wins against Pakistan and South Africa, Mohammed Shami has been ruled of India's third match of the ICC World Cup 2015 due to a knee injury. "Mohammed Shami has got mild left knee problem and had ultrasound guided-injection yesterday [Thursday] for his long-term management perspective. He won't...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Ashwin and Bhuvneshwar fit to face South Africa February 19, 2015

    India have dismissed reports questioning the fitness of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ravichandran Ashwin and said both are "very much available" for their second World Cup match against South Africa in Melbourne on Sunday. Seamer Kumar was reported to be a doubt after a lacklustre training session in Melbourne on Wednesday, while...
  • World Cup: Bhuvneshwar Kumar's fitness still under cloud February 18, 2015

    Melbourne: The doubts over Bhuvneshwar Kumar's fitness continue to be a concern for the Indian team ahead of their second World Cup pool game against South Africa as the seamer looked far from convincing during a net session on Wednesday. Bhuvneshwar, who had suffered an ankle injury before the start of...
  • Indian bowling needs to visit the Dipak Patel laboratory February 8, 2015

    Does MS Dhoni have an ace up his sleeve - an ace nobody but that cocktail waitress can see in her secret mirror? It seems to be the case. Same bowlers making same mistakes match after match. Runs being conceded, bowlers not reacting, but the captain staying cool as a...
  • World Cup warm-up: Spotlight on fitness as India take on Australia February 7, 2015

    Adelaide: India will have to recover quickly from the blow of losing pace spearhead Ishant Sharma even as the fitness of Rohit Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ravindra Jadeja will be under spotlight as they take on hosts Australia in the opening warm-up game of the ICC World Cup. The defending champions...
  • Expert advice for Team India: Bowl stump to stump February 6, 2015

    Former India pacers Venkatesh Prasad and Javagal Srinath want the struggling pace trio of Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami to concentrate on bowling "stump-to-stump" without trying too many variations in upcoming Cricket World Cup, starting February 14. India will open their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan at Adelaide on February...
  • Injured Ishant, Bhuvneshwar in doubt for World Cup? February 5, 2015

    February 7 is going to be a D-day for four members of India's World Cup squad in Australia, as they undergo a fitness test to know if they will see the daylight of their maiden World Cup appearance. And if reports are to be believed, two of them - fast...
  • Team India quits cricket for a while to rejuvenate February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has decided to completely unwind and take his mind away from cricket before the ICC World Cup as he along with three team-mates have left for an adventure park in the outskirts of Adelaide on a "two-day trekking and fishing trip". The wicketkeeper-batsman along...
  • Ishant, Rohit, Bhuvneshwar, Jadeja to undergo fitness test before WC February 2, 2015

    Adelaide: The fate of India's injured World Cup quartet of Rohit Sharma, Ishant Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja and Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be decided on February 7 when they undergo a rigorous fitness test ahead of the team's first warm-up game against Australia the very next day. "There will be a two-part fitness...
  • India's five worries ahead of England shootout January 28, 2015

    It's a no-brainer for India and England. A simple equation. Win and go through to play Australia in the final. The two teams, however, took opposite routes to set up a straight shootout. England beat India fair and square in their first meeting, while India, having lost two games in...
  • Blunted bowling leaves World Cup champs India vulnerable January 27, 2015

    Loaded with free-stroking batsmen but missing match-winning bowlers, Mahendra Singh Dhoni's India will look to chase down -- rather than defend -- the World Cup title they won four years ago. In Rohit Sharma, the only batsman with two 200s in one-day internationals, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina and the...
  • Sunil Gavaskar blasts Indian bowlers, wants Ishant out of team January 20, 2015

    Brisbane: Once again slamming the Indian bowlers for their poor showing in Australian conditions ahead of the World Cup, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said that the bowlers have learnt nothing from their past experiences on foreign tours. After failing to take 20 wickets in the 2-0 Test series defeat against Australia,...
  • Indian bowlers face burnout ahead of World Cup 2015 January 20, 2015

    Of late, Indian bowlers have had to face some stick justifiably, but more often sheer overwork for a long period of time seemed to have weariness and fatigue setting in. Let us see their workload. In 2014, India had played a diverse five-Test series against England, followed by five ODIs and a...
  • Bowlers, Dhawan under the scanner as India battle England January 19, 2015

    India, with all the trash talk that is going around about their bowling, did reasonably well at the fag end of the match, taking it to the second last over when the match should have been over well before that, considering the start they got. But given our track record...
  • Indian bowlers impressed but worries remain January 19, 2015

    MS Dhoni will have to dig deep to tidy things up on India's bowling front after Sunday's defeat to Australia in the Carlton Mid Tri-series highlighted white-ball worries. India's bowlers first faltered and then regrouped to stage recovery, but left it too late to get back in contention for a win...
  • MS Dhoni attributes lacklustre new ball bowling for India's loss January 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday conceded that his side lost the plot in the early overs with new ball bowlers failing to make a mark in their tense four-wicket loss against Australia in their cricket tri-series match here. "It was a good match overall and Mitchell Starc (6/43)...
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar dismissal raises DRS question again January 9, 2015

    Sydney: The absence of the Decision Review System (DRS) may be a talking point in the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy series, but India's continued refusal of its use was partially vindicated when lower-order batsman Bhuvneshwar Kumar was controversially adjudged out in the fourth Test on Friday. Kumar was batting on 30 on...
  • Australia expose India's bowling incompetence ahead of World Cup January 9, 2015

    251 for 6 in 40 overs - a run-rate of 6.28 per over. We are not talking about an ODI here. It's Australia's scorecard from day four of the Sydney Test, where India's bowling incompetence has now put serious question marks over their World Cup hopes. They have done what they...
  • India need to sort out their bowling combinations and resources January 8, 2015

    There weren't any major surprises when India's selectors announced the 15-man squad, which will try to defend the ICC Cricket World Cup it won at home four years ago. When it comes to the selection of a team for a tournament such as the ICC Cricket World Cup, there are...
  • Bhuvneshwar likely to return for Boxing Day Test against Australia December 23, 2014

    Melbourne: India have got a major boost ahead of the third Test as Bhuvneshwar Kumar in all likelihood will feature in India's Test XI at the MCG. Bhuvneshwar, who was nursing a left ankle injury that forced his exclusion from the first two Tests, on Tuesday was seen batting without any...
  • 2nd Test: MS Dhoni returns as India plot Gabba heist December 16, 2014

    It will be a huge ask for Team India to pull themselves out of the painful Adelaide thoughts, but international sport is as much about getting back on your feet as it is about maintaining a stranglehold. A defeat in the final session of a Test is always painful and the...
  • Dhawal Kulkarni flying to Australia as cover for injured Bhuvneshwar Kumar December 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai pace spearhead Dhawal Kulkarni is being sent to Australia on an urgent basis as replacement for injured Indian seamer Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, according to Cricket Board secretary Sanjay Patel. "Dhawal will be flying to Australia on Saturday and we are in the process of getting his visa done. He is...
  • MS Dhoni, Bhuvneshwar Kumar slip a place in ICC rankings December 2, 2014

    Dubai: Virat Kohli remains second in the latest ICC ODI batsmen rankings while captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has slipped a place to be ninth as India maintain second spot in the team standings. Medium pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has dropped a place to be eighth in the bowlers' rankings while left-arm spinner...
  • Tour Game: India allay bowling worries by knocking over CA XI November 24, 2014

    Not usually do you see Indians high-fiving on the opening day of a cricket tour to Australia. But the Gliderol Stadium in Adelaide saw that, as Indian bowlers left Monday morning blues in bed and turned up for work in style. In an ideal scenario, India would have wanted their batsmen...