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Bhuvneshwar Kumar is On The verge of making a New Record in T20 Internationals

India’s star fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar is on the verge of making a new record in T20 Internationals. The 32-year-old cricketer from Meerut, who made his debut for India against Pakistan in 2012, has featured in 62 T20I matches so far.

IND vs SA: Bhuvneshwar Kumar Is On The Verge Of Achieving A New T20I Record
Bhuvneshwar Kumar is On The verge of making a New Record in T20 Internationals

3rd highest wicket-taker:-

In which he has taken 64 wickets. He is the third-highest wicket-taker for India in the shortest format of the game. Only Yuzvendra Chahal (72 wickets in 57 matches) and Jasprit Bumrah (67 wickets in 57 matches) have more names than leading fast bowlers.

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In the ongoing T20I series against South Africa, he is leading the Indian attack and has bowled exceptionally well. In the second T20I played in Cuttack, he dismissed four South African batsmen and conceded only 13 runs.

IND vs SA: Bhuvneshwar Kumar Is On The Verge Of Achieving A New T20I Record
Bhuvneshwar Kumar is On The verge of making a New Record in T20 Internationals

Sits at the number one position on the list:-

Then in the third game too, he took one wicket for 21 runs in his quota of four overs. Overall, in the five-match series, he sits at the number one spot in the list of highest wicket-takers and has six wickets to his name in three matches. Apart from taking wickets, Bhuvi did not give too many runs.

And in the fourth match, he would like to achieve a big milestone in T20I cricket. The right-arm pacer has taken 33 wickets in the powerplay overs in his career so far.

If he manages to pick up a wicket today, he will become the highest wicket-taker in the powerplay overs in T20I matches.

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar is On The verge of making a New Record in T20 Internationals

At the moment, he shares the record with former West Indies spinner Samuel Badree and New Zealand pacer Tim Southee.

Also took 33-33 wickets in the first six overs:-

He has also taken 33-33 wickets in the first six overs of the T20I match but if Bhuvi manages to get a wicket today, he will top the list.

In the second T20I against South Africa played at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, Bhuvi gave India a decent start by dismissing three batsmen in the powerplay overs.

ESPNcricinfo on Twitter: "Just four runs and a wicket from the 19th over!  Take a bow, Bhuvneshwar Kumar ๐Ÿ™Œ #INDvWI https://t.co/QwTqQdYrgn" / Twitter
Bhuvneshwar Kumar is On The verge of making a New Record in T20 Internationals

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But their efforts were in vain as the visiting team chased down the target of 149 runs in 18.2 overs. Six wickets in Heinrich Klaasen‘s 81-run 81 off 46 balls.

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