Ajaz Patel      

Full name Ajaz Yunus Patel

Born October 21, 1988, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India

Current age 30 years 336 days

Major teams New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland A, Central Districts, Central Districts A, New Zealand A

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 7 9 2 49 14 7.00 149 32.88 0 0 3 0 5 0
T20Is 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
First-class 56 82 22 743 45 12.38 2101 35.36 0 0 99 3 38 0
List A 22 11 6 85 31* 17.00 113 75.22 0 0 6 2 9 0
T20s 36 11 6 55 12* 11.00 57 96.49 0 0 3 1 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 12 1589 708 22 5/59 7/123 32.18 2.67 72.2 0 2 0
T20Is 2 2 36 45 1 1/27 1/27 45.00 7.50 36.0 0 0 0
First-class 56 102 13558 7115 225 6/48 11/265 31.62 3.14 60.2 6 18 3
List A 22 20 1061 945 22 3/43 3/43 42.95 5.34 48.2 0 0 0
T20s 36 36 714 957 41 3/24 3/24 23.34 8.04 17.4 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, Nov 16-19, 2018 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS), Aug 22-26, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, Oct 31, 2018 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Nov 2, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Wellington v Central Districts at Wellington, Dec 10-13, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Yorkshire v Kent at Leeds, Sep 16-19, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Central Districts v Canterbury at Napier, Dec 27, 2015 scorecard
Last List A Pakistan A v New Zealand A at Abu Dhabi, Oct 26, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Central Districts v Wellington at Napier, Dec 7, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Northern Districts v Central Districts at Hamilton, Feb 17, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/119, 20, 1/112, 0* Yorkshire v Kent Leeds 16 Sep 2019 FC
1/48, 2/31 New Zealand v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 22 Aug 2019 Test # 2356
0, 5/89, 14, 1/74 New Zealand v Sri Lanka Galle 14 Aug 2019 Test # 2354
5/41 New Zealand v SL Pres. XI Katunayake 8 Aug 2019 Other
0/20, 27, 3/162, 0 Central D v Northern D Hamilton 17 Mar 2019 FC
3/26, 42, 2/49, 4 Central D v Northern D Napier 9 Mar 2019 FC
1/71, 4/84 Central D v Otago Napier 1 Mar 2019 FC
3*, 0/46, 10, 1/55 Central D v Canterbury Rangiora 21 Feb 2019 FC
12*, 3/24 Central D v Northern D Hamilton 17 Feb 2019 T20
2/37 Central D v Auckland Auckland 15 Feb 2019 T20
Profile

One minute, he was sitting down to eat dinner with nearly 30 of his closest family. The next, he was being told that he was on the Test squad to play for New Zealand. Meet Ajaz Patel, a left-arm spinner who was, like many before him, a fast bowler growing up.

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Aug 26, 2019

Ajaz Patel fist pumps after a wicket, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Colombo (PSS), Day 5, August 26, 2019

Ajaz Patel fist pumps after a wicket

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Aug 24, 2019

Ajaz Patel celebrates after making a breakthrough, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, second Test, Colombo (PSS), Day 3, August 24, 2019

Ajaz Patel celebrates after making a breakthrough

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Aug 18, 2019

Ajaz Patel celebrates a wicket with Kane Williamson, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day, August 18, 2019

Ajaz Patel celebrates a wicket with Kane Williamson

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