Home > News >

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is mentally tough to play long innings: Uttar Pradesh coach

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is mentally tough to play long innings: Uttar Pradesh coach

Bhuvneshwar Kumar batted for 167 minutes, scoring 38 runs © PTI

Chennai: Feb 26, 2013
 
India tailender Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s domestic coach believes the youngster is mentally tough to play long innings.
 
“He has always batted well. He is mentally tough. He has the ability to stay at the wicket. At times, he has even batted one-drop for us (Uttar Pradesh).
 
“So, it is not a surprise that he batted so well at the No 9 position (in the Test match),” Uttar Pardesh team coach Gyanendra Pandey was quoted as saying by MiD-DAY.
 
Bhuvneshwar batted for 167 minutes, scoring 38 runs. He along with Mahendra Singh Dhoni put up a partnership of 140 runs for the ninth wicket. After Dhoni’s dismissal, Bhuvneshwar batted with Ishant Sharma, adding another 26 runs to the total of 572.
 
“Bhuvi has been a regular contributor with the bat for Uttar Pradesh in the last five years. He is very sincere in his efforts and works really hard in the nets on his batting as well. He has a penchant to play long innings,” Pandey signed off.
 
Bhuvneshwar has scored a hundred and 11 fifties in domestic cricket. He made his debut for Uttar Pradesh in 2007. He has also score a magnificent 80 in 2008-09 Ranji Trophy final against Mumbai.
 
His slammed 128 from 253 balls, his lone first-class century in last year’s Duleep Trophy semi-final for Central Zone.

West Indies in South Africa, 2014-15

Dec 17, 2014 (14:00 IST)   at Centurion

India tour of Australia, 2014-15

Dec 17, 2014 (05:29 IST)   at Woolloongabba, Brisbane

Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Dec 19, 2014 (16:30 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

West Indies in South Africa, 2014-15

Dec 26, 2014 (14:00 IST)   at Port Elizabeth

Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 2014-15

Dec 26, 2014 (03:30 IST)   at Christchurch

More

Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Dec 17, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

New Zealand won by 7 runs

England tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Dec 16, 2014  at Colombo

Sri Lanka won by 87 runs

Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Dec 14, 2014  at Sharjah

Pakistan won by 147 runs

England tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Dec 13, 2014  at Pallekele

Sri Lanka won by 90 runs

Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Dec 12, 2014  at Sharjah

New Zealand won by 4 wkts

Photos

India vs Australia, 2nd Test at Brisbane

Videos

Josh Hazlewood looks back at his 5-wicket haul

South Africa vs West Indies,1st Test, Day 2 at Centurion: South Africa declare at 552 for 5

Australia 221/4 at stumps against India on Day 2 of 2nd Test at Brisbane

India vs Australia 2nd Test at Brisbane: Maiden wickets, an elusive ton, and other highlights from Day 1

Murali Vijay, Ajinkya Rahane guide India to 311/4 against Australia on Day 1 of 1st Test at Brisbane

Australia India Interviews Ishant Sharma Moments in history Ravichandran Ashwin South Africa

Sachin Tendulkar satisfied with India’s progress in other sports

India vs Australia 2014-15, 2nd Test at Brisbane: India failed to capitalise on good start, says Sunil Gavaskar

West Indies tour of South Africa 2014: Assad Fudadin ruled out of Test series due to finger injury

Zimbabwe remove Stephen Mangongo as team’s Head Coach

South Africa declare at 552 for 5, teams take tea

India vs Australia 2nd Test at Brisbane, Day 2: India’s familiar collapse, Umesh Yadav’s heroics and other highlights

Keki Tarapore – India’s manager on the successful West Indies tour of 1971

Shane Watson at No. 3? Australia may want to reconsider

Murali Vijay continues to make impressive progress against Australia

Cheteshwar Pujara’s dismissal: How can cricket eliminate the howler?

Fan of the Day

Suraj Gowda

Suraj Gowda

653 Posts | 10 Fans

India vs Australia: Murali Vijay's 144, Video highlights

प्रसिद्ध कथक नृत्यांगना सितारा देवी नहीं रही

More broadband connections to boost GDP growth in Asia Pacific: GSMA

India is becoming our largest overseas market, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun says

Bigg Boss 8: Ali Quli Mirza, Renee Dhyani, Upen Patel, Praneet Bhatt, Sonali Raut – who should be evicted this week?

Revealed: The reason why Kishore Kumar’s biopic starring Ranbir Kapoor won’t feature Katrina Kaif!

अभिनेत्री प्रियंका चोपड़ा ने स्वच्छ भारत अभियान में हिस्सा लिया

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here