Praveen Kumar

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Praveen Kumar
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Personal information
Full name Praveenkumar Sakat Singh
Born (1986-10-02) 2 October 1986 (age 27)
Laprana, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Batting style Right-hand batsman
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Bowler
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 268) 20 June 2011 v West Indies
Last Test 13 August 2011 v England
ODI debut (cap 170) 18 November 2007 v Pakistan
Last ODI 18 March 2012 v Sri Lanka
T20I debut (cap 20) 1 February 2008 v Australia
Last T20I 30 March 2012 v South Africa
Domestic team information
Years Team
2004/05–present Uttar Pradesh
2008–2010 Royal Challengers Bangalore
2011-2013 Kings XI Punjab
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC List A
Matches 6 68 48 122
Runs scored 149 292 1,686 1,348
Batting average 14.90 13.90 24.08 21.39
100s/50s 0/0 0/1 0/9 0/6
Top score 40 54* 98 64
Balls bowled 1,611 3,242 10,869 5,988
Wickets 27 77 209 167
Bowling average 25.81 36.02 23.94 28.63
5 wickets in innings 1 0 14 2
10 wickets in match 0 n/a 1 n/a
Best bowling 5/106 4/31 8/68 5/32
Catches/stumpings 2/– 11/– 9/– 19/–
Source: ESPNCricinfo, 16 April 2012

Praveen Kumar (About this sound pronunciation , born 2 October 1986) is an Indian right-hand medium-pace bowler.[1] In first class cricket, he plays for Uttar Pradesh. He relies on his ability to swing the ball both ways along with line and length.[2]

Kumar made his international debut against Pakistan at Jaipur in November 2007 and made his Test debut against West Indies at Kingston in June 2011. He took a five wicket haul in the first Test match of India tour of England, 2011.[3]

In the Indian Premier League he plays for Kings XI Punjab.[4]

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