Ashok Patel      

Full name Ashok Sitaram Patel

Born September 23, 1956, Nairobi, Kenya

Current age 59 years 245 days

Major teams Durham, Middlesex

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 3 5 1 93 30 23.25 0 0 2 0
List A 17 16 4 334 59 27.83 0 1 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 3 138 96 2 2/55 48.00 4.17 69.0 0 0
List A 17 270 211 6 3/26 3/26 35.16 4.68 45.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1978 - 1986
List A span 1977 - 1991
Profile

Much was expected of Kenyan-born slow left-armer Ashok Patel. He played for England Youth (the forerunner of the Under-19s) between 1974 and 1976 and for Middlesex 2nd XI between 1975 and 1979. His chances were limited by the presence of Phil Edmonds and he got only two outings in 1978 and even then only bowled 12 overs. Throughout the 1980s he was a lynchpin of the Durham side in the years just before they gained first-class status.
Martin Williamson

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Kent won by 7 wickets
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Match drawn
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Match drawn
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire won by 69 runs
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Match drawn
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Durham won by 4 wickets
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