|Photos||Video & Audio||Blogs||Statistics||Archive||Shop||Mobile|
Full name Malhar L. Patel
Born November 27, 1983, Kenya
Current age 30 years 244 days
Major teams Kenya
Batting style Right-hand bat
|ODI debut||Kenya v Pakistan at Birmingham, Sep 14-15, 2004 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Kenya v Bermuda at Mombasa, Nov 14, 2006 scorecard|
|First-class debut||Kenya v Pakistan A at Nairobi, Jul 31-Aug 2, 2004 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Kenya v Scotland at Abu Dhabi, Nov 17-19, 2004 scorecard|
|List A debut||Kenya v Pakistan A at Nairobi, Aug 11, 2004 scorecard|
|Last List A||Kenya v Bermuda at Mombasa, Nov 14, 2006 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|12||Kenya||v West Indies||Florence Hall||5 Mar 2007||Other|
|25||Kenya||v Bermuda||Mombasa||14 Nov 2006||ODI # 2446|
|15||Kenya||v Bangladesh||Nairobi (Gym)||15 Aug 2006||ODI # 2404|
|29||Kenya A||v Netherlands||Nairobi (Gym)||26 Mar 2006||Other|
A right-hand middle-order batsman, Malhar Patel was thrown in at the deep end when he made his debut in the 2004 Champions Trophy, and a bizarre debut it was. Batting at No.9, he was bowled first ball by Shahid Afridi and reluctantly departed, claiming he had had not been ready. He returned to the side in 2006, making two fairly ineffectual contributions, but nevertheless was included in the squad for the World Cricket League and the World Cup.
Martin Williamson February 2007
What's wrong with their cricket? Well, what isn't?
Alastair Cook did not bat like a leading man but the crowd applauded him for simply not failing
Why not you? Read and learn how!