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Vinay Kumar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 12, 2020

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Short Biography

Vinay Kumar was born on 12th February 1984, in Davanagere, Karnataka. His full name is Ranganath Vinay Kumar. He is a phenomenal Indian cricket player who has played in all the three formats for India. He has studied from a government school and graduated with Bachelor of Commerce degree. He is also known as the "Devanagere Express". His bowling style is Right-arm medium and he takes only a short run up.

Other Name: Ranganath Vinay Kumar

Vinay Kumar Complete Bio & Career

He made his debut against Bengal while representing Karnataka in 2004-05 Ranji Trophy matches. He came to be known only after he managed to become the second highest wicket-taker in 2007-08 Ranji Trophy matches. In 2009-10 season, he was even awarded the highest wicket-taker award. In IPL, Royal Challengers Bangalore signed him in 2008. He has had an opportunity to play with a number of experienced players as he has also played for Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Kolkata Knight Riders and even Mumbai Indians for whom he is playing even now. He has been RCB’s leading wicket-taker for two seasons consecutively (2012-2013).

He has also done very great in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Not only with the bowl but this man is multi-talented and is also very good with his bat. He is a Right handed Batsman.

He made his twenty-twenty debut against Sri Lanka during ICC World Cup Twenty 20 in 2010 held in West Indies. In May 2010, he made his debut in the ODI format against Zimbabwe at Harare. He made his test debut during the 2011-12 India’s tour of Australia in the third test. However his international career was short-lived and has represented India in 1 Test, 31 ODI's and T20Is. He, however was a great force at the domestic circuit and represented Karnataka for 15 years before finally moving to Puducherry for the 2020 season.

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Vinay Kumar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to an autorickshaw driver Ranganath Kumar & Soubhagya. He has a sister named Vinutha Kumari who is working as an anchor at Doordarshan. He is married on Richa Singh on 29-11-2013. 

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 12
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Davanagere
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Bangalore, Karnataka, India
School N/A
College A.R.G. Arts and Commerce College, Davanagere
Qualification B. Com.
Hobbies Listening Music & Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut T20I - 11-05-2010 v Sri Lanka
ODI - 28-05-2010 v Zimbabwe
Test - 13-01-2012 v Australia
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A
Batting Style Right-handed
Bowling Style Right-arm Medium Fast


Favorite Color Blue, Black
Favorite Player Virat Kohli
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Kajal Aggarwal
Favorite Actor Sudeep , Kamal Haasan
Favorite Singer Shreya Ghoshal , Arijit Singh
Favorite Place London, Goa
Favorite Food Tandoori Chicken and Dal Palak

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Vinay Kumar

  • His father was an auto-rickshaw driver.
  • It was former Ranji cricketer Prakash Pawar who spotted his talent.
  • He took a five wicket haul in his debut first-class match.
  • He is also a manager in Vijaya Bank.

Vinay Kumar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

40 years, 0month, 15 days old age Vinay Kumar will turn 41 on 12 February, 2025. Only 11 months, 15 days, 1 hours,8 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Vinay Kumar has celebrated the total number of 40 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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