Bhuvneshwar signs up with Baseline Ventures

New Delhi: Baseline Ventures on Monday announced the signing of Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar as he joins an illustrious list of sports personalities managed by the company.

In the recently concluded World Cup held in England and Wales, Bhuveshwar returned with figures of 10 wickets from six matches at an economy of 5.20.

The 29-year-old who has played 111 ODI matches scalping 128 wickets, joins a list of high-profile Indian cricketers managed by Baseline Ventures which include Ravindra Jadeja, Prithvi Shaw, Smriti Mandhana, Radha Yadav and Jemimah Rodrigues.

Bhuvneshwar made a roaring international debut in ODIs against Pakistan in 2012 in Chennai, scalping the wicket of Mohammed Hafeez off his very first delivery in international cricket. From then on, the fast bowler has been an integral part of India’s pace attack. He also represents Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League.

Talking about his association with Baseline Ventures, Bhuvneshwar said, “I’m excited to start this new association and sign with Baseline Ventures. They manage a large number of sportspersons and I’m happy that I’m in safe hands. I’m looking forward to the tour of West Indies and I hope we come out on top in all three formats.”