This blog is about Vinay Kumar
Full name Ranganath Vinay Kumar
Born 12 February 1984 (age 27)
Davanagere, Karnataka, India
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
National side India
ODI debut (cap 183) 28 May 2010 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI 20 October 2010 v Australia
T20I debut (cap 29) 11 May 2010 v Sri Lanka
Last T20I 13 June 2010 v Zimbabwe
Domestic team information
2007/08–2010/11 Royal Challengers Bangalore
2011– Kochi Tuskers Kerala
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 2 3 60 46
Runs scored – – 1,004 468
Batting average – – 15.68 23.40
100s/50s –/– –/– –/4 –/2
Top score – – 51* 82
Balls bowled 102 66 11,120 2,350
Wickets 2 5 221 75
Bowling average 61.00 16.40 24.00 25.18
5 wickets in innings – – 11 –
10 wickets in match – – 2 –
Best bowling 2/51 3/24 8/32 4/24
Catches/stumpings 1/– –/– 20/– 13/–
Ranganath Vinay Kumar (born February 12, 1984) is an Indian cricket player who represents the state of Karnataka. He was signed to play for the Bangalore Royal Challengers team in the Indian Premier League for the first three seasons. In the fourth season he was contracted by Kochi Tuskers Kerala for US$475,000. He is a Right-arm medium fast bowler and a hard hitter.On 26 March 2010, he was included in the 15 member squad of the Indian cricket team for the 2010 T20 World Championship which was held in West Indies.He is also member of the Belgavi Panthers, one of the teams of the Karnataka Premier League. He is popularly called as Davangere Express.
He did his schooling at Mothi Veerappa Government School, Davanagere, Karnataka. He completed his B.Com from ARG College of Arts and Commerce, Davanagere, Karnataka. He was trained by prakash Pawar - a famous cricket coach in Davanagere.
He was the second-highest wicket taker (with 40) in the 2007-08 Ranji Trophy. He was also named as the "Domestic Bowler of the Year"
He was the highest wicket taker in the 2009-2010 Domestic Season (Ranji and Duleep Trophy) as well as awarded a berth in the Indian Team for the T20 World Cup after some stellar performances in the IPL. He made his ODI debut in the tri-series in Zimbabwe.