Bhuvneshwar Kumar holds the record for being the only Indian bowler to dismiss Sachin Tendulkar for a duck in Ranji Trophy. He is known for his swing bowling prowess. Kumar has the special ability to move the ball both ways. He improved his death bowling skills too. Kumar is the only Indian bowler to win the purple cap in IPL for two successive years in 2016 and 2017.
He was instrumental in Sunrisers Hyderabad winning the IPL title in 2016. Kumar is almost unplayable with the new ball in favorable conditions while his bowling at the tail end of the innings are overs of pure gold. He is no mug with the bat either and has handsomely contributed to the team’s cause on various occasions. Kumar has been one of India’s standout players in the last decade.
Net Worth of Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has come a long way from getting ₹3000 as his first paycheck to now being one of India’s highest-paid cricketers. He was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad to strengthen their bowling attack but he ended up leading their bowling department. He has been a valuable signing for SRH. SRH retained Bhuvneshwar Kumar for ₹8.5 crores in the 2018 IPL auctions.
Kumar was the only player along with David Warner to have been retained by SRH in the IPL auctions. Bhuvneshwar Kumar earns a grade A contract from the BCCI. He is one of the few selected cricketers to have an A Grade contract from the parent body of Indian cricket. Thanks to the annual contract, Kumar draws a handsome salary of ₹5 crores. Kumar’s net worth is an astounding ₹58 crores. Bhuvneshwar Kumar owns a fabulously designed luxurious home in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. He is a bike and a car enthusiast. Kumar owns a BMW 530d M-Sport, Audi Q3, CBR bike.