Ranking 5 most under-rated Indian cricketers of all time

Ranking 5 most under-rated Indian cricketers of all time

If the record books are visited, their numbers are as good as some of the best in the business.

Ishant Sharma
Ishant Sharma. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Back in 1932, India played their first Test match. 90 years since, the country has produced a number of massive names. It was after Kapil Dev’s men lifted the World Cup in 1983 that the cricket team started coming up the ranks.

The likes of Sunil Gavaskar, Lala Amarnath set the records after which the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni carried forward the legacy. As time went by, the players conjured appreciation from the netizens as they kept performing at the highest level day in and day out.

However, a few of them haven’t quite gotten their due credit even after doing well on a consistent basis. They have devoted their time and passion for the national team, but have gotten lost in the crowd. If the record books are visited, numbers would back them.

In the article, let’s take a look at 5 most under-rated Indian cricketers

5. Bhuvneshwar Kumar  

Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar ambles in and floats the ball at the batter, unlike the likes of Bumrah, Umesh Yadav or Mohammed Shami, who both charges in and hurls in bouncers.

But even with the innocuous bowling action, Kumar has reaped the benefits as the pacer has picked up 246 wickets from 186 matches after his debut in 2012. Though he has managed to stay put in his position in the T20I and ODI teams, Kumar hasn’t quite played a lot of Test cricket in his career.

In fact, he hasn’t played a single first-class game since January 2018. When it comes to Indian fast bowling, Bhuvneshwar isn’t the most talked-about cricketer.