Bhuvneshwar Kumar Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Family, & More

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Singh, an Indian cricketer, currently represents the Indian national cricket team. At the age of 19, he gained attention for dismissing Sachin Tendulkar for his first-ever duck in domestic first-class cricket. Notably, he showcased his batting skills by scoring 128 in the 2012-13 Duleep Trophy semi-finals while batting at No. 8. Starting his first-class cricket career at 17, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has progressed significantly; achieving five-wicket hauls in various formats. He has played for both the Uttar Pradesh team and the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL. In this article, you’ll find a comprehensive Bhuvneshwar Kumar Singh biography.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Biography

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has earned a strong standing within the bowling community, showcasing distinctive skills and embracing a traditional approach to the game. Balancing his cricket pursuits with academics, Bhuvi marked his first-class debut at the age of 17 while representing Uttar Pradesh against Bengal. His international journey began in December 2012 against Pakistan, where he secured three wickets in a Twenty20 International. Renowned for his outstanding skills, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has made a significant impact as an Indian cricketer, particularly excelling as a fast bowler. Notably, on May 15, 2023, he garnered attention by claiming five wickets in an IPL match featuring the Gujarat and Hyderabad teams.

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Personal Information

Real Name Bhuvneshwar Kumar Singh
Nickname AKA Bhuvi, Bhuvan
DOB (Date of Birth) 5 February 1990
Age (as of 2023) 33 Years
Birth Place Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Luharli village, Gulaothi tehsil, Bulandshahr district, Uttar Pradesh, India
Religion Hinduism
Address A bungalow in Ganga Nagar, Meerut


School High School
College/ University N/A
Education Qualifications 12th standard

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5’ 10”
Meter 1.78 m
Centimeters 178 cm
Weight (approx.) in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black


International Debut ODI- 30 December 2012 against Pakistan at Chennai
Test- 22 February against Australia at Chennai
T20- 25 December 2012 against Pakistan at Bengaluru
Jersey Number #15 (India)
#15 (IPL)
Domestic/State Team India A, Pune Warriors, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Uttar Pradesh
Records (main ones) Has bowled the batsman out to take his first wicket in Test, ODI, and T20 match.
The only bowler to dismiss Sachin Tendulkar for a duck in First-Class Cricket.
The record for the most economical figures in a T20 international cricket match against West Indies in 2014, for conceding 3 runs from 3 overs.The record for the second-most expensive ODI spell in India against South Africa in 2015, for conceding 3 runs from 3 overs, Took 26 wickets in IPL 10 (2017) and won the ‘purple cap’ for most wickets in that IPL season.
Career Turning Point In 2012, with an incredible start to his ODI career against Pakistan in a T20 match where he took 4 wickets for 9 runs in 4 overs.
Body Measurements – Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 30 inches
– Biceps: 12 inches

Family Information

Father Name Kiran Pal Singh (Sub-inspector)
Mother Name Indresh Singh (Homemaker)
Siblings Sister- Rekha Adhana (Elder)
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 23 November 2017
Wife Nupur Nagar (Engineer)
Children He was blessed with a baby girl on 24 November 2021.


Girlfriend Nupur Nagar (Engineer)


Profession Indian Cricketer (Bowler)
Net Worth $9 Million


Color Green and Pick
Food Kadhi Chawal
Drink Sugarcane juice
Actor/Actress Alia Bhatt, Shraddha Kapoor
Songs “Tu Hai Ki Nahi” from the film Roy
Movies 3 Idiots
Hobbies Playing games on PS3 or ipad, Reading
Cricketer Ground Lord’s in London
Cricketers Batsman- AB de Villiers
Bowler- Wasim Akram, Praveen Kumar
Tennis Player Novak Djokovic
Book I Too Had a Love Story by Ravinder Singh
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar Young Age Picture
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar With his Wife Picture
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar With his Children Picture
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar With his Father Picture
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar With his Mother Picture
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar With his Sister Picture
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar With his Girlfriend Picture


Hailing from a Gurjar family, Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s father, Kiran Pal Singh Mavi, serves as an ASP with the Uttar Pradesh Police, while his mother, Indresh Mavi, is a homemaker. It was his sister who played a pivotal role in sparking Bhuvneshwar’s interest in cricket. She not only encouraged him to pursue the sport but also took him to his first coaching center when he was just 13 years old.


Bhuvneshwar Kumar Singh was born on February 5, 1990, in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India, making him 33 years old.


His educational qualification is completing the 12th standard.

Height and Weight

He stands at 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 70 kg.

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Early life

Born in Meerut on February 5, 1990, Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the son of Kiran Pal Singh, a police officer. His passion for cricket was ignited by his sister, who not only motivated him to embrace the sport but also accompanied him to his inaugural coaching center at the age of 13.

Personal life and Wife

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

Domestic Career

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, in domestic cricket, is a representative of Uttar Pradesh and has additionally played for the Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy. Marking his entry into first-class cricket at the age of 17, he made his debut for Uttar Pradesh against Bengal in the 2008/09 Ranji Trophy final. Notably, in that match, he achieved the distinction of being the first bowler to dismiss Sachin Tendulkar for a duck in first-class cricket.

Indian Premier League

After impressive performances in the 2008/09 Ranji season, Bhuvneshwar Kumar secured an Indian Premier League (IPL) contract with Royal Challengers Bangalore. Subsequently, in 2011, he joined Pune Warriors India. His notable stint came in 2016 when he played a crucial role in Sunrisers Hyderabad’s triumph in the Indian Premier League, claiming 23 wickets and earning the prestigious Purple Cap for being the highest wicket-taker that season.

Despite Pune Warriors India dissolving in 2013, Bhuvneshwar Kumar found a new home in Sunrisers Hyderabad during the 2014 IPL Auction, with the franchise securing his services for a significant ₹4.25 crores. Recognizing his prowess, he was appointed the team’s vice-captain in 2018. In the 2022 Indian Premier League mega-auction, Sunrisers Hyderabad once again acquired Bhuvneshwar Kumar for ₹4.20 crores.

International Career

Bhuvneshwar Kumar marked his debut for the Indian cricket team in late 2012, participating in T20I and ODI matches against Pakistan. Notably, during the 2014 tour of England, Kumar achieved new career-best Test match bowling figures of 6/82 at Lord’s, earning him the title of Indian Player of the Series. He made his Test debut in 2013 and played a crucial role in India’s triumph in the 2013 Champions Trophy. In February 2018, Kumar showcased his bowling prowess by securing a five-wicket haul in a T20I against South Africa. His standout performances in the tournament led to his inclusion in the Team of the Tournament, as recognized by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

IPL Career

Bhuvneshwar Kumar was chosen by Royal Challengers Bangalore for IPL 2009; however, he only played in a single match for the team throughout his two-season stint with them.

Net Worth

As of 2023, the Indian cricketer Bhuvneshwar Kumar boasts 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

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