Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Like South Africa, Indian pacers have created chances of victory: Eric Simons

Like South Africa, Indian pacers have created chances of victory: Eric Simons

Simons, whose time in India saw them lift the 2011 World Cup, termed the pace attack’s efforts in the first two Tests against the Proteas a “top job”.

Jan 21, 2018, 21:53 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Wounded India gets back to training for third Test

India vs South Africa: Wounded India gets back to training for third Test

Looking to salvage pride in the third Test beginning on Wednesday, team India got down to business at the Wanderers on Sunday with a practice session that lasted just under four hours.

Jan 21, 2018, 20:13 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli should drop himself if he fails, says angry Virender Sehwag

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli should drop himself if he fails, says angry Virender Sehwag

Former swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag on Saturday stated that Virat Kohli "should drop himself" if he fails in the second Test against South Africa, launching a scathing attack on the India skipper for his team selection.

Jan 13, 2018, 21:05 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Allan Donald, VVS Laxman slam India for Bhuvneshwar's omission

India vs South Africa: Allan Donald, VVS Laxman slam India for Bhuvneshwar's omission

Former greats Allan Donald and VVS Laxman on Saturday slammed India's team selection for the second Test against South Africa, saying the move to play Ishant Sharma at the expense of Bhuvneshwar Kumar was baffling.

Jan 13, 2018, 20:01 PM IST
India in South Africa: Virat Kohli's Bhuvneshwar theory reeks of bias

India in South Africa: Virat Kohli's Bhuvneshwar theory reeks of bias

If Rohit gets a Test nod ahead of vice-captain Rahane based on current form, then why was that criterion overlooked when Kohli and Shastri decided to replace Bhuvneshwar with Ishant in the eleven for the second Test against SA?

Jan 13, 2018, 17:30 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Shikhar Dhawan made 'bali ka bakra', Sunil Gavaskar fumes at India's selection

India vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Shikhar Dhawan made 'bali ka bakra', Sunil Gavaskar fumes at India's selection

Former India cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has slammed the Indian team management for the changes they made for the second Test against South Africa in Centurion on Saturday.

Jan 13, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
India v South Africa, 1st Test: Batsmen fail to show up as India taste demoralising 72-run defeat

India v South Africa, 1st Test: Batsmen fail to show up as India taste demoralising 72-run defeat

Needing 208 to win on Monday, India's famous batsmen failed terribly against the South African bowlers, especially Vernon Philander who took 6/42, as a result of which they now trail the three-game rubber 0-1.

Jan 08, 2018, 20:36 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test: We gave away 30 runs more to SA, admits Bhuvneshwar Kumar

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: We gave away 30 runs more to SA, admits Bhuvneshwar Kumar

South Africa maintained a run-rate of over four runs per over before ending at 3.90 in 73.1 overs.

Jan 06, 2018, 11:09 AM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Bhuvneshwar Kumar predicts rough days ahead for India

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Bhuvneshwar Kumar predicts rough days ahead for India

The Meerut-born pacer (4/87) starred with the cherry in the morning session, ripping through the South African top order after the Proteas won the toss and elected to bat.

Jan 06, 2018, 10:47 AM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test: SA score 286, come back to reduce India to 26/3 on Day 1

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: SA score 286, come back to reduce India to 26/3 on Day 1

South Africa will feel themselves in the ascendancy after India finished the opening day of the first Test in Newlands on 28/3 in their reply to the hosts' 286 on Friday.

Jan 05, 2018, 21:48 PM IST
Bowling with Kookaburra 'will be a challenge', feels Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bowling with Kookaburra 'will be a challenge', feels Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar

After a two-shift opening practice session yesterday, the Indian team practised indoors today due to wet and windy conditions at the Western Province Cricket Club (WPCC).

Dec 31, 2017, 18:57 PM IST
'India's best bowling attack will tour South Africa,' says Chairman of selectors MSK Prasad

'India's best bowling attack will tour South Africa,' says Chairman of selectors MSK Prasad

The five-man attack comprises Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah – each one different from the other.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:37 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli admits team management orders fast pitches

India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli admits team management orders fast pitches

There were reports that the Eden Gardens pitch, which was used during the first Test match against Sri Lanka, was decked with greenery at the request of Indian team management. The match witnessed lively ball movement and pacers dominated the bat and ball contest. In fact, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav became the first Indian trio to take all ten wickets in an innings in India.

Nov 23, 2017, 20:02 PM IST
India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar marries Nupur Nagar in Meerut – Video

India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar marries Nupur Nagar in Meerut – Video

The wedding ceremony will be followed by two reception dinners on the November 26 and 30 in Bulandshahr and New Delhi Delhi respectively.

Nov 23, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Another trial by pace in Nagpur Test?

India vs Sri Lanka: Another trial by pace in Nagpur Test?

A green tinge across the wicket when the second Test between India and Sri Lanka starts in Nagpur on Friday indicates a fast-paced challenge, with India captain Virat Kohli looking ahead to overseas tours.

Nov 23, 2017, 09:19 AM IST
Watch: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shikhar Dhawan released from India Test team

Watch: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shikhar Dhawan released from India Test team

Team India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who won the Man of the Match award on Monday after the first Test against Sri Lanka in Kolkata, will miss the second Test commencing in Nagpur on 24th November. 

Nov 20, 2017, 22:48 PM IST
Virat Kohli, Bhuvneshwar Kumar light up final day of drawn Test

Virat Kohli, Bhuvneshwar Kumar light up final day of drawn Test

Kohli's unbeaten 104 -- his 18th Test and 50th overall hundred saw India declaring their second innings at 352 for 8.

Nov 20, 2017, 17:41 PM IST
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has become a world-class pacer, says Simon Doull

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has become a world-class pacer, says Simon Doull

Doull said with the Kookaburra ball in South Africa, Bhuvneshwar, who banks on the swing a lot, will be the key.

Nov 20, 2017, 00:03 AM IST
No dressing room help for Dilruwan Perera, says Sri Lanka

No dressing room help for Dilruwan Perera, says Sri Lanka

Bhuvneshwar Kumar played down the incident, saying that his team players were busier celebrating than looking at Perera.

Nov 19, 2017, 23:51 PM IST
Indian bowlers got carried away by Lankan wicket-taking spree: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Indian bowlers got carried away by Lankan wicket-taking spree: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Shikhar Dhawan scored a fluent 94 on Day 4 before getting out to Dasun Shanaka.

Nov 19, 2017, 23:39 PM IST