Full name Timil Kaushik Patel
Born December 1, 1983, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Current age 33 years 1 days
Major teams United States of America, Gujarat
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak
|Last First-class||Gujarat v Himachal Pradesh at Surat, Dec 8-10, 2009 scorecard|
|List A debut||Barbados v ICC Americas at St Augustine, Jan 7, 2016 scorecard|
|Last List A||Barbados v ICC Americas at Port of Spain, Jan 13, 2016 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Nepal v United States of America at Belfast, Jul 10, 2015 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Papua New Guinea v United States of America at Dublin (Malahide), Jul 19, 2015 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|20, 3/38||U.S.A.||v Oman||Los Angeles||5 Nov 2016||Other|
|1/47, 1*||U.S.A.||v Jersey||Los Angeles||4 Nov 2016||Other|
|0/51||U.S.A.||v Denmark||Los Angeles||2 Nov 2016||Other|
|5/22||U.S.A.||v Oman||Los Angeles||1 Nov 2016||Other|
|0/30, 5||U.S.A.||v Italy||Los Angeles||30 Oct 2016||Other|
|5/29||U.S.A.||v Bermuda||Los Angeles||29 Oct 2016||Other|
|2/47, 6||U.S.A.||v Canada||Los Angeles||16 Oct 2016||Other OD|
|2/32, 1||U.S.A.||v Canada||Los Angeles||14 Oct 2016||Other OD|
|2/35, 6||U.S.A.||v Canada||Los Angeles||13 Oct 2016||Other OD|
|10, 0/35||ICC Americas||v Barbados||Port of Spain||13 Jan 2016||LA|
A promising junior player who played for Gujarat's age-group teams beginning at the U-16 level, Timil Patel toured England with India U-19 in 2002 alongside Suresh Raina and Irfan Pathan. By October that year, he had made his first-class debut at the age of 18 in the Irani Cup, playing for Rest of India against Railways. He played another 37 first-class matches for Gujarat as a batting allrounder who bowled occassional legspin, with his final appearance in December 2009.
Since migrating to Los Angeles in June 2010, his legspin has taken over as the focal point of his game. At 5'5'', Timil causes problems with his flight and consistent length. Though he only made his USA debut in 2012, his potency with the ball propelled him quickly up the records list and, in 2015, he became USA's all-time leading T20 wicket-taker.
As a confident player of spin who can occupy the crease for long periods, Timil has primarily been used in the middle order with the bat. However, he has also opened the batting on a few occasions. Timil has also served as a stand-in captain for USA with mixed success.
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