Mumbai: India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who won the Man of the Match award on Monday after the first Test against Sri Lanka in Kolkata, could miss the second Test commencing in Nagpur on 24th November.
Bhuvneshwar, who took eight wickets in the match, is scheduled to be married to his fiancé Nupur Nagar on November 23.
Speaking from Meerut following the draw at Eden Gardens, Rekha, Bhuvneshwar’s sister, spoke on the same. “How can he play the second Test? He is scheduled to get married here (Meerut) on 23rd November?"
"The reception for the couple will be held in our village Luharli and hence he may have to miss the Nagpur Test,” she added.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar had taken to Instagram to share some photos of him and Nupur Nagar.
Rewinding and going back to the happy memories, inspires me to fast forward and dream about the amazing future that lies ahead..💍👫💍 pic.twitter.com/rpCImbxchc— Bhuvneshwar Kumar (@BhuviOfficial) October 5, 2017
Kiran Pal Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s father, also reiterated on the same.
"Members of Team India won't be able to attend the wedding on 23rd but we have arranged a reception in Delhi (Hotel Taj) in the first week of December and both teams-India and Sri Lanka-are invited," Bhuvi's father, Kiran Pal Singh said.
After ending the first Test in a hard-fought draw, Virat Kohli and co will travel to Nagpur, as they get ready to face the Lankans in the second Test, starting on Friday.