Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s celebrity crush, favourite cricketer and other interesting things

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar India

Team India’s fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar left his imprint on the cricketing universe with a stunning debut against Pakistan in 2012. Since then, there has been no looking back for this young cricketer.

He rose in the ranks with consistent performances in the domestic circuit and during the Indian Premier League (IPL). Also, there is no denial of the fact that he is one of the best swing bowlers in Indian cricket at the moment.

The 27-year-old, who was the Purple Cap winner in IPL 2017, revealed his favourites on and off the field in an interview with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

In the candid chat, Bhuvi talked about his crush and his favourite cricketer among other things. The wily little pace bowler disclosed about the fact that he has a crush on Bollywood actresses Alia Bhatt and Shraddha Kapoor.

Alia Bhatt and Shraddha Kapoor

Here are some excerpts from the rapid fire interview of Bhuvneshwar Kumar:

Favourite Song: ‘Tu hai ke nahi’ from the Hindi movie Roy

Favourite Movie: 3 Idiots

Favourite Musician/Band: AR Rahman

Favourite Holiday destination: Venice

Favourite Cuisine: Kadhi chaawal

Favourite Mother’s recipe: Urad ki daal (Black gram)

Favourite Fictional Character (cartoon or any character from a movie): Chotta Bheem. I began to watch it with my nephew and now I have started to love it too.

Favourite Sportsperson outside cricket: Novac Djokovic

Favourite cricketer: AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers

Past/current cricketer I would you pay to watch: Wasim Akram/AB de Villiers

Best cricket buddy: Ishant Sharma

The go-to person for any advice on cricket: My coach, Vipin Vats

Mantra for life: Be yourself

If I weren’t a cricketer I would be: An Army officer

Favourite attire: Jeans and shirt

Favourite cricket venue: Lord’s

Favourite book: ‘If I too had a love story’ by – Ravinder Kumar

A childhood cricket memory that is still fresh in my mind: The first time I went for the Uttar Pradesh trials. I must have been 13-14 years old. That feeling of nervousness going there for the first time is still fresh in my mind and so is the joy of getting selected.

Celebrity crush: Alia Bhatt, Shraddha Kapoor

Favorite Super hero: Superman

Dream car: Aston Martin

Aston Martin car