New Delhi: The great festival of cricket fans is about to start. Now less than a week is left for the start of the 15th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022). As the days are getting closer and the craze is increasing. This time 10 teams will be in the field. So that’s why once again the whole of India is going to be seen in the cricket grounds. Everyone will be seen supporting their respective team. Before the start of IPL, we are going to tell you the story of the bowler, who played his last IPL match 5 years ago, but his record remains intact even today.
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- Praveen Kumar's tremendous record in IPL
- Played with 5 teams in 10 seasons of IPL
- Year 2014 was left also
- Such was the beginning for India
- Made his debut against Pakistan in ODIs
Praveen Kumar’s tremendous record in IPL
The name of this bowler is Praveen Kumar. Bowler Praveen Kumar, who represented 5 teams of IPL, played his last IPL match with the team of Gujarat Lions. In 10 seasons of IPL, Praveen Kumar played 119 matches and took 90 wickets. The biggest batsman in front of him was silent. The result of his charismatic bowling is that he bowled the most 14 maiden overs in IPL history. No bowler has been able to break this record of Praveen Kumar till date, while he was away from IPL for 5 years.
Played with 5 teams in 10 seasons of IPL
Praveen Kumar has played for five teams in IPL. In the first two seasons of IPL, Praveen Kumar was part of the team of Royal Challengers Bangalore. During this, he also scored a hat-trick against Rajasthan Royals in the year 2010. He was the seventh bowler in the IPL to do so. He played for Kings XI Punjab between 2011 and 2013.
Year 2014 was left also
In the 2014 auction, he was left unsold. But after Zaheer was unfit, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians team. In the 2015 IPL, Praveen Kumar was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 2.2 crore. After this, in the 2016 season, he was bought by the team of Gujarat Lions for Rs 3.5 crore. He also played for Gujarat in IPL 10.
Such was the beginning for India
Praveen Kumar made his Ranji debut in the year 2005-06. In which he was adjudged the Player of the Year by taking 41 wickets and scoring 386 runs. In this season, in addition to taking 5 wickets in 4 matches, 10 wickets in a match, he also took three half-centuries. Praveen Kumar made his Test debut in June 2011 against West Indies. At the same time, the last Test was played against England in August this year.
Made his debut against Pakistan in ODIs
He made his ODI debut against Pakistan in November 2007, while the last ODI was also played against Pakistan in March 2012. In ODI career, he played 68 matches, in which he also took 77 wickets. At the same time, in T20 career, he has taken 8 wickets in 10 matches. He took 27 wickets in Tests.
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