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Team flagIND30 yrs
batting styleAll Rounder
#5 Bowler in T20I
#17 All Rounder in T20I
#52 Batter in Test
#36 Bowler in Test
#4 All Rounder in Test
Career & Stats
Batting
Bowling

Recent Form

45 (84) vs ENG, Test
27 (51) vs ENG, Test
44 (100) vs ENG, Test
17 (42) vs ENG, Test
1 (3) vs SA, ODI
7 (23) vs SA, ODI
17 (32) vs BEN, LIST A
31 (21) vs AUS, T20I
0 (1) vs AUS, T20I
2 (6) vs AUS, T20I
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Career Stats

ODI
T20I
Test
IPL
Matches57
Innings36
Runs489
100s0
50s2
HS64
SR98.00
Avg18.81
Fours21
Sixes24
Duck outs--
Rank--

Teams played for

India Gujarat Mumbai Indians Kings XI Punjab West Zone India A India Red India B Durham Delhi Capitals India C

About Axar Patel

NameAxar Patel
GenderMale
Birth20 Jan 1994
Birth PlaceAnand, Gujarat
Height6 ft
NationalityIndian

A relatively quick spin bowler, Akshar Patel’s variations especially arm-ball deluded the English top order in the 2021 England tour of India that made him an overnight sensation all around the world. ... continue reading

Player Bio

A relatively quick spin bowler, Akshar Patel’s variations especially arm-ball deluded the English top order in the 2021 England tour of India that made him an overnight sensation all around the world. 

In just his second first-class match in November 2013, Akshar took 6/55 against a world-class Delhi lineup. That’s how the Nadiad-born prospect announced his arrival to the domestic circuit. Axar Patel was picked in the IPL 2013 edition by the Mumbai Indians but he could not earn his debut that season.

Based on his domestic performances, Akshar was added to the U-23 squad of India for the 2013 ACC Emerging Teams Cup and took 7 wickets in the tournament. Within a year of making his debut, he became one of the keys and consistent performers for the Gujarat Ranji team. He finished the season with 369 runs and 29 wickets proving to be an explosive all-rounder.

Based on his consistent performances, Patel was also picked up for the Indian team for the ODIs and T20s but he could not cement his place after failing to make the most of the opportunities provided to him.

After being released by the Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab (Now Punjab Kings) bought the rising star. The coach and captain backed the youngster and he ended an impressive season picking up 17 wickets and was retained by them for the next season.

On May 1, 2016, Akshar took 4 wickets in five balls including the first hat-trick in 2016 which led Punjab to a 23-run victory against the table-toppers Gujarat Lions. He was again retained by the Punjab Kings in the 2017 season. 

Delhi Capitals bought his service in the IPL 2019 auction for a whopping INR 5 crore and later retained for the upcoming season. Patel’s success will bring balance to the Delhi lineup as he can provide quick runs at the end of the innings and can also take wickets in the middle overs.

In January 2021, Akshar was picked in the Indian Test squad against England. He made his Test debut in the second Test when India was 1-0 down in the series. He made a splendid comeback to international cricket after almost three years and dismissed Joe Root for just 6 runs. He ended up taking a maiden five-wicket haul in the second innings becoming the first spinner for India to take five wickets in a D/N Test match. In the penultimate match against England, he took his maiden ten-wicket haul and recorded the best figures in a D/N Test match.

The left-arm spinner whacked an ODI fifty against West Indies in July, 2022 and also notched up maiden T20I fifty against Sri Lanka in January, 2023. He played a crucial knock of 74 runs in the second Test against Australia in 2023 and had a major contribution in India's victory. 

(As of February 2023)