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Parthiv Patel      

Full name Parthiv Ajay Patel

Born March 9, 1985, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Current age 29 years 39 days

Major teams India, Chennai Super Kings, Deccan Chargers, Gujarat, India Green, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Rajasthan Cricket Association President's XI, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Parthiv Ajay Patel
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 20 30 7 683 69 29.69 1527 44.72 0 4 93 0 41 8
ODIs 38 34 3 736 95 23.74 962 76.50 0 4 79 7 30 9
T20Is 2 2 0 36 26 18.00 32 112.50 0 0 4 1 1 0
First-class 139 203 19 8013 206 43.54 21 44 341 57
List A 146 136 8 3570 95 27.89 4371 81.67 0 26 145 51
Twenty20 107 104 7 2031 82 20.93 1794 113.21 0 8 252 35 52 14
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 139 72 48 0 - - - 4.00 - 0 0 0
List A 146 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 107 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut England v India at Nottingham, Aug 8-12, 2002 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS), Aug 8-11, 2008 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v India at Queenstown, Jan 4, 2003 scorecard
Last ODI India v Sri Lanka at Brisbane, Feb 21, 2012 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut West Indies v India at Port of Spain, Jun 4, 2011 scorecard
Last T20I England v India at Manchester, Aug 31, 2011 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Gujarat v Mumbai at Valsad, Dec 30, 2013 - Jan 2, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A North Zone v West Zone at Visakhapatnam, Mar 27, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v PCA Masters XI at Leicester, Sep 15, 2005 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Gujarat v Saurashtra at Mumbai, Apr 4, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
13, 2c/0s Gujarat v Saurashtra Mumbai 4 Apr 2014 T20
7, 0c/0s Gujarat v Baroda Mumbai 2 Apr 2014 T20
0, 1c/0s Gujarat v Mumbai Mumbai 31 Mar 2014 T20
70, 0c/0s Gujarat v Maharashtra Mumbai 30 Mar 2014 T20
13, 2c/1s West Zone v North Zone Visakhapatnam 27 Mar 2014 LA
1, 6c/1s West Zone v Central Zone Visakhapatnam 25 Mar 2014 LA
1c/0s, 4 Gujarat v Karnataka Kolkata 11 Mar 2014 LA
23, 0c/0s Gujarat v Saurashtra Rajkot 5 Mar 2014 LA
0, 1c/0s Gujarat v Baroda Rajkot 2 Mar 2014 LA
0c/0s, 49 Gujarat v Mumbai Rajkot 28 Feb 2014 LA
Profile

Small even for his tender age, when Parthiv Patel led his side onto the stage during the Wisden Indian Cricketer of the Century Awards in London in July 2002, some people assumed he was the team mascot. But within a month he had instead become Test cricket's youngest wicketkeeper - at 17 years, 153 days - when called up to replace the injured Ajay Ratra for the second Test at Trent Bridge. And he didn't do too badly either, scoring a gutsy, unbeaten 19 which helped stave off an Indian defeat. Parthivl's glovework has varied from the competent to the shoddy - he was splendid in the home series against West Indies in 2002-03, but then struggled to inspire confidence thereafter, especially when standing up to the spinners. His ability with the bat ensured that he got an extended run - he scored an aggressive 62 at Sydney in 2003-04, and then faced up to Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Sami with plenty of poise, scoring 69 as an opener. However, those batting performances weren't enough to gloss over increasingly sloppy work behind the stumps, and the selectors' patience finally ran out after the third Test of the home series against Australia, when he was replaced by Dinesh Karthik. Parthiv's form took a turn for the better in 2007, on a twin tour of Zimbabwe and Harare for India A, where he hit three hundreds and a half-century. In the first match of a series against South Africa A at home Parthiv opened up with a fourth century on the trot.

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Nov 15, 2013

Parthiv Patel raises his bat after a half-century, Karnataka v Gujrat, Group A, Ranji Trophy, 2nd day, Bangalore, November 15, 2013

Parthiv Patel raises his bat after a half-century

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Nov 15, 2013

Parthiv Patel made 83 off 98 balls, Karnataka v Gujrat, Group A, Ranji Trophy, 2nd day, Bangalore, November 15, 2013

Parthiv Patel made 83 off 98 balls

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Sep 26, 2013

Parthiv Patel made a handy 38, Chennai Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderabad, Group B, Champions League 2013, Ranchi, September 26, 2013

Parthiv Patel made a handy 38

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Delhi v Bangalore at Sharjah
Apr 17, 2014 (18:30 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
Chennai v Mohali at Abu Dhabi
Apr 18, 2014 (14:30 local | 10:30 GMT | 06:30 EDT | 05:30 CDT | 03:30 PDT)
Hyderabad v Jaipur at Abu Dhabi
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Bangalore v Mumbai at Dubai (DSC)
Apr 19, 2014 (14:30 local | 10:30 GMT | 06:30 EDT | 05:30 CDT | 03:30 PDT)
Kolkata v Delhi at Dubai (DSC)
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