Hiral Patel acknowledges the crowd after his explosive half-century, Australia v Canada, Group A, World Cup, Bangalore, March 16, 2011 © Getty Images

  • Mar 16, 2011

    Hiral Patel struck three sixes on his way to a 37-ball fifty © Associated Press

  • Mar 16, 2011

    Hiral Patel winds up to lift the ball for a boundary © Associated Press

  • Mar 13, 2011

    Hiral Patel played a brief, but attacking, innings © AFP

  • Feb 19, 2011

    Zubin Surkari and Hiral Patel cut relaxed figures at Canada's practice session © AFP

  • Feb 19, 2011

    Hiral Patel and Zubin Surkari at Canada's training session ahead of their World Cup opening match against Sri Lanka © AFP

  • Feb 13, 2011

    Hiral Patel, player portrait © Getty Images

  • Jan 21, 2011

    Hiral Patel scored 55 off 47 balls © Randy Brooks