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Axar Patel      

Full name Axar Rajeshbhai Patel

Born January 20, 1994, Anand, Gujarat

Current age 23 years 63 days

Major teams India, Gujarat, India Under-23s, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians

Also known as Akshar Patel

Playing role Bowling allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Axar Rajeshbhai Patel
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 30 18 6 170 38 14.16 175 97.14 0 0 8 8 13 0
T20Is 7 5 2 62 20* 20.66 50 124.00 0 0 2 3 4 0
First-class 23 30 6 1163 110* 48.45 1832 63.48 1 10 155 12 12 0
List A 80 58 15 1103 93 25.65 1159 95.16 0 4 98 24 34 0
Twenty20 70 48 15 615 43* 18.63 464 132.54 0 0 43 28 23 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 30 27 1446 1057 35 3/39 3/39 30.20 4.38 41.3 0 0 0
T20Is 7 7 162 161 7 3/17 3/17 23.00 5.96 23.1 0 0 0
First-class 23 40 5607 2400 79 6/55 9/92 30.37 2.56 70.9 4 4 0
List A 80 75 4095 2909 102 6/43 6/43 28.51 4.26 40.1 2 1 0
Twenty20 70 70 1522 1752 69 4/21 4/21 25.39 6.90 22.0 1 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, Jun 15, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI India v New Zealand at Visakhapatnam, Oct 29, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jul 17, 2015 scorecard
Last T20I Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jun 22, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Madhya Pradesh v Gujarat at Indore, Nov 2-5, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Gujarat v Tamil Nadu at Belgavi, Dec 7-10, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Gujarat v Maharashtra at Mumbai, Feb 22, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Tamil Nadu v Gujarat at Delhi, Mar 12, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Gujarat v Maharashtra at Ahmedabad, Mar 17, 2013 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jun 22, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
18, 1/53 Gujarat v Tamil Nadu Delhi 12 Mar 2017 LA
44, 0/87 Gujarat v Tamil Nadu Belgavi 7 Dec 2016 FC
65, 0/72, 0/28 Gujarat v Punjab Belgavi 29 Nov 2016 FC
18, 1/128 Gujarat v Mumbai Hubballi 21 Nov 2016 FC
0, 2/50, 8, 1/55 Gujarat v M. Pradesh Nagothane 13 Nov 2016 FC
24, 2/9 India v New Zealand Visakhapatnam 29 Oct 2016 ODI # 3800
1/38, 38 India v New Zealand Ranchi 26 Oct 2016 ODI # 3799
0/49 India v New Zealand Mohali 23 Oct 2016 ODI # 3798
1/49, 17 India v New Zealand Delhi 20 Oct 2016 ODI # 3797
0/41 India v New Zealand Dharamsala 16 Oct 2016 ODI # 3796
Profile

Axar Patel played just one first-class game in his debut season for Gujarat, but had a more successful showing in 2013. Slotted primarily as a bowling allrounder, the left-arm spinner got his first IPL contract with Mumbai Indians ahead of IPL 2013, although he was on the bench for the entire season. He was one of the key contributors to India Under-23s' title win in the ACC Emerging Teams Cup 2013, with seven wickets, including a four-for in the semi-final against UAE. A handy lower-order batsman, he was one of the consistent performers for Gujarat in the 2013-14 Ranji Trophy, finishing the season with 369 runs at an average of 46.12 and 29 wickets at 23.58. In early 2014, he was named the BCCI Under-19 cricketer of the year for the 2012-13 season. After an impressive season with Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2014 - 16 wickets at an economy rate of 6.22 - Axar was rewarded with a place in the Indian ODI squad for the tour to Bangladesh.
ESPNcricinfo staff

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Sep 4, 2016

Axar Patel celebrates a wicket with Manish Pandey, Australia A v India A, Quadrangular A-team one-day series, final, Mackay, September 4, 2016

Axar Patel celebrates a wicket with Manish Pandey

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Sep 4, 2016

Axar Patel chipped in with a 17-ball 22*,, Australia A v India A, Quadrangular A-team one-day series, final, Mackay, September 4, 2016

Axar Patel chipped in with a 17-ball 22*

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Jun 22, 2016

Axar Patel had Hamilton Masakadza lbw, Zimbabwe v India, 3rd T20I, Harare, June 22, 2016

Axar Patel had Hamilton Masakadza lbw

© AFP

Tournament Results
Baroda v U. Pradesh at Mumbai - Apr 14, 2014
Baroda won by 3 runs
Goa v Gujarat at Rajkot - Apr 12, 2014
Goa won by 4 wickets (with 30 balls remaining)
Baroda v Kerala at Mumbai - Apr 12, 2014
Kerala won by 22 runs
Delhi v Rajasthan at Mumbai - Apr 12, 2014
Delhi won by 7 runs
Haryana v U. Pradesh at Rajkot - Apr 12, 2014
U. Pradesh won by 6 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
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