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Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel, started his career at a very young age for India. The Gujarat batsman debuted against England in a Test at Trent Bridge when he was only 17 years old. He was the yougest wicketkeeper to debut in Test cricket. In his career, the left-handed batsman went on to play 25 Tests in which he score 934 runs at an average of 31.13. He also played 38 ODIs in which he scored 738 runs at an average of 23.74. The wicketkeeper has also played two T20Is for the country. After the retirement of MS Dhoni from the Test, Wriddhiman Saha was picked up as the regular replacement for India. But Saha picked up an injury during the India-England home series in 2016 and Patel was given a chance to the longest format after a span of 8 years. The return became his second innings, and he was also recalled in 2018 for India after Saha, once again was injured in the away series against South Africa.


Virat Kohli should open the innings with Rohit Sharma at Asia Cup: Parthiv Patel

August 11, 2022 7:38 am

Patel also harked back to Kohli's form in past IPLs where the former India captain played as an opener and scored freely for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Parthiv Patel on COVID isolation: 'Unless an emergency, I don't step out of house'

December 13, 2020 8:25 am

"I had to quarantine myself for seven days in a Bangalore hotel before leaving for the IPL," says Parthiv Patel, who recently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

Parthiv Patel joins Mumbai Indians as a talent scout a day after retirement

December 10, 2020 6:25 pm

Parthiv Patel, a former Mumbai Indians player, was part of the IPL winning sides in 2015 and 2017. He will now work closely with the coaching staff and scouts' group.

India vs England series from Feb 5, renovated Motera stadium to host 2 Tests, 5 T20Is

December 11, 2020 7:49 am

The BCCI and ECB have released the full schedule for the India vs England series, which will start on 5 February and will comprise 4 Tests, 5 T20Is and 4 ODIs.

Parthiv Patel hangs up his gloves

December 10, 2020 1:11 pm

Parthiv Patel stayed relevant as a cricketer for close to two decades spoke volumes for his love of the game and hard work.

Sourav Ganguly, Anil Kumble greatest Indian captains I played under, says Parthiv Patel

December 09, 2020 4:44 pm

Sourav Ganguly spelt Parthiv Patel's name wrong on the Test cap he gave him, but he rates 'Dada' and Anil Kumble as the best captains he played under, says the just-retired 35-year-old Parthiv.

Former India teammates react to Parthiv Patel's retirement

December 09, 2020 2:28 pm

Parthiv Patel, whose India career started as far back as 2002, announced his retirement on Wednesday. Some of his former teammates sent their best wishes to him on his 'new chapter'.

'Proud and at peace': Parthiv Patel announces retirement from all forms of cricket

December 09, 2020 2:59 pm

Parthiv Patel, who made his Test debut under Sourav Ganguly, at the age of 17 years and 153 days, played 65 international games for the country, which included 25 Tests, 38 ODIs and two T20 Internationals.

Wicketkeepers not getting consistent run to secure place in Indian team: Parthiv Patel

May 28, 2020 8:13 am

While Wriddhiman Saha has been a regular in Tests, India currently do not have a fixed wicket-keeper in limited-overs cricket with K L Rahul recently taking over the duties from Rishabh Pant, who is a regular squad member but not a sure starter anymore.

Parthiv Patel slams 19th Ranji Trophy ton, completes 11,000 runs in first-class cricket

February 20, 2020 11:58 pm

Parthiv Patel hit his first century of the season on day one of proceedings in the first quarter-final between Gujarat and Goa in Valsad.


Here's how Team India looks for South Africa series

December 04, 2017 9:49 pm

Jasprit Bumrah on Mondya got his first Test call-up while wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel and all-rounder Hardik Pandya returned to the 17-member Indian squad South Africa series.

Harbhajan Singh-Geeta Basra exchange rings, team-mates Yuvraj Singh, RP Singh in attendance

October 31, 2015 2:02 pm

Harbhajan Singh exchanged rings with soon-to-be wife Geeta Basra on Tuesday (October 27). The ceremony was held on the day of their sangeet which was attended by cricketers like R.P Singh and Parthiv Patel.