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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Axar Patel

Gujarat's Axar Patel made his entry into cricket at the young age of 18, in a Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Mumbai and his Ranji Trophy debut in November 2012. But he grabbed the spotlight in the next season, when he contributed with both bat and the ball. His rising stature. He started his IPL career with Mumbai Indians in the sixth edition of the tournament, but he remained a fringe player for MI. Kings XI Punjab bought the youngster and Patel's rise started with the franchise. In his first season, he ended with 17 wickets and also contributed with the bat, scoring crucial runs coming lower down the middle order. In 59 IPL matches, he has taken 58 wickets at an average of 26.67. His performance saw him coming into the national side in limited-overs format. In 38 ODIs, he has taken 45 wickets at an average of 31.31.


Shreyas Iyer helped me adjust in Delhi Capitals smoothly: Axar Patel

May 04, 2020 2:24 pm

Axar Patel was picked up by the Delhi Capitals in the IPL 2019 Auction for Rs 5 crore and picked up 10 wickets apart from scoring 110 runs in his first season.

Shivam Dube to Ishan Kishan, the standout performers in India A vs South Africa A series

September 08, 2019 6:32 pm

Batting in the middle order and opening in one game, Ishan Kishan scored 132 runs at an average of 44 including a match-winning half-century before joining the Duleep Trophy squad.

Axar Patel recalled after bizarre decision during India A vs South Africa A

August 31, 2019 7:58 pm

Umpire Virender Sharma raised his finger but called Axar Patel back to bat as he realised his mistake after witnessing the 25-year-old shell-shocked by his decision.

Ruturaj Gaikwad to Navdeep Saini, the standout performers in India A vs West Indies A series

July 23, 2019 2:09 pm

India A's tour of West Indies threw up multiple eye-catching performances. The Manish Pandey-led India A side emerged victorious as they won the five-match series 4-1.

Axar Patel's valiant 81 goes in vain as Windies A beat India A by 5 runs in a thriller

July 20, 2019 10:06 am

Axar Patel revived India A's run chase with a 63-ball 81 but could not help the side win the match. India A needed nine runs in the last over but could manage only three.

IPL 2019: From Faf du Plessis to Dinesh Karthik, best catches of the season

May 09, 2019 9:31 pm

Teams have players dedicated to different positions who can cover good ground whether the ball drops near the 30-yard circle or travelling like a bullet over the boundary.

Asia Cup: Axar Patel's injury makes way for Ravindra Jadeja

September 21, 2018 2:43 pm

Ravindra Jadeja’s last white-ball appearance for India was in the West Indies in July last year. He returned with 0/27 from 10 overs in the final ODI in Jamaica.

County stint will help me prepare better for India's ODI tour of England: Axar Patel

April 27, 2018 2:28 am

Axar Patel revealed county stint will give him an opportunity to access what more he needs to add to his arsenal before India's tour of England.

IPL 2018: Yuvraj Singh's advice is helping me sharpen my batting skills, says Axar Patel

April 13, 2018 7:03 pm

Axar Patel revealed that Yuvraj Singh gives valuable inputs during the net sessions and encourages him to back his strengths.

Axar Patel to play county cricket for Durham

April 09, 2018 12:22 pm

Axar Patel will join Durham CCC for the final six County Championship fixtures of the new season, the club announced on Monday.