Who is Axar Patel?
Axar Patel is a bowling all-rounder in the Indian Cricket Test team. He represents Delhi Capitals in the IPL and Gujarat State Team in the domestic circuit. Axar thus becomes a player who has played all three types of Cricket balls; Pink, White, and Red.
Axar Rajeshbhai Patel, his full name, was born in a township called Anand in Gujarat. He is considered a bowling all-rounder.
Debuts and First match stats:
Born in Gujarat, he made his List A debut against Maharashtra on February 22, 2012. In this match, he went wicketless and scored only 12 runs in a losing cause.
Since then, Axar has played 133 matches, including his debut, and up to January 26, 2020. He has batted in 92 of them and scored an unbeaten 98 as his highest and a healthy average of 30.38. His strike rate has also been good at 97.04.
After List, A debut came his debut in the First-class season. He represented Gujarat, and he debuted against Madhyapradesh in Nov 2012.
Axar made a patient 16 off 35 balls in the first innings and went wicketless. In the second innings, he repeated the 16 runs and again went wicketless. Gujarat, anyway, had won that match.
Including his two tests against England now, Axar has played 41 First-class matches and scored 1677 runs with an unbeaten 110. His average has been a healthy 33.54.
He has bagged 152 wickets at a good average of 25. These include nine five-wicket hauls.
He made his T20 debut against Maharashtra on March 17, 2013. He bowled well, taking 3 for 21, and did not bat as the upper order batsman got Gujarat to win. Overall, his domestic T20 matches are 151, and he has scored 1695 runs with an unbeaten 70 as his highest and strike rate at 130.58.
In his bowling, he has 127 scalps with an average of 28.68.
Axar made his test debut against England at Chepauk Chennai on February 13, 2021. He grabbed 2 for 40 in the first innings and a debut five-wicket scalp in the second innings
on a turning track.
He has played two matches only and has grabbed 18 wickets for just 170 runs at a super average of 9.44. India has won both matches.
Axar Patel Wiki has all the vital information on him. It shares details of his
- Full name and more.
Axar Rajeshbhai Patel was born on January 20, 1994, and has completed 27 years of age. His height in feet is 6ft, and he weighs 70 KGS.
|Full name||Axar Rajeshbhai Patel|
|Date of Birth||January 20, 1994|
|Place of Birth||Anand, Gujarat|
|College||Dharam Sinh Desai University(Nadiad-Gujarat)- Engineering course discontinued)|
Axar Patel Family:
Axar was born into a Hindu family on January 20, 1994, in Anand, Gujarat, India. His family consists of his parents and two elder siblings. The most senior is his brother Sonship Patel and then his sister Shivangi Patel. His father’s name is Rajesh Patel, and his Mother’s name is Pritiben Patel.
|Sister( elder)||Shivangi Patel|
Axar Patel Career Overview
|Feb 2012||18||List A debut|
|Nov 2012.||18||First Class Debut|
|March 2013||19||T20 debut|
|2014||20||ODI debut for India|
|2015||21||Included in Indian WC squad and debuted for Indian –T20|
|2021||26||Test Debut against England.|
Axar bagged 16 wickets in two test matches and was awarded the MoM in the day Night pink-ball Test.
Axar Patel Cricket Career
•He made his List A debut against Maharashtra on February 22, 2012. In this match, he went wicketless and scored only 12 runs in a losing cause.
•Ever since then, Axar has played a total of 133 matches, including his debut as of 2020. He has batted in 92 of them and scored an unbeaten 98 as his highest and a healthy average of 30.38. His strike rate has also been good at 97.04.
•After List A’s debut came to his debut in the First-class season. He represented Gujarat, and he debuted against Madhyapradesh in Nov 2012.
•Axar made a patient 16 off 35 balls in the first innings and went wicketless. In the second innings, he repeated the 16 runs and again went wicketless. Gujarat, anyway, had won that match.
•Including his two tests against England now, Axar has played 41 First-class matches and scored 1677 runs with an unbeaten 110. His average has been a healthy 33.54.
•He has bagged 152 wickets at a good average of 25. These include nine five-wicket hauls.
•He made his T20 debut against Maharashtra on March 17, 2013. He bowled well, taking 3 for 21, and did not bat as the upper order batsman got Gujarat to win.
•Overall, his domestic T20 matches are 151, and he has scored 1695 runs with an unbeaten 70 as his highest and strike rate at 130.58.
•In his bowling, he has 127 scalps with an average of 28.68.
• In a follow-up of a superb performance in IPL 2014, Axar was included in the ODI team of India, which was set to tour Bangladesh.
• His debut was in the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, in which he took a wicket for 59 runs.
•He was included in India’s fifteen-man squad for the up-coming 2015 WC.
•He was included as a provision for India’s team to play in the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
• Patel was included in India’s Test-playing squad for their series against the English touring team.
•He debuted against England on February 13, 2021, and marked his return to international cricket after three years of gap.
•His first international Test wicket was the captain of England, Joe Root.
•He took a five-wicket haul in the second innings and became only the ninth Indian bowler to debut this feat.
•On February 24, 2021, he scalped six wickets in the second Test at played at the Motera stadium, Ahmadabad, and a new record was created as he was the first Indian bowler to take a fiver in a day-Night match.
•, He took 5/32 in the second innings, claiming his first ten-wicket match haul.
•he also had the best figures in a Day-Night Test, which was 11 wickets for a paltry 70 runs only.
Other T20 Leagues Career
•Axar has played 82 IPL matches as of the date and scored 796 runs averaging 18.95. with a strike rate of 126.34.
•Axar has scalped 71 wickets and averages 29.98. His economy rate is 7.45, with one 4-wicket haul.
The Net Worth of Axar Patel:
Axar Patel’s net worth totals to ₹32.6 Crores as of 2020. His net worth includes the income he receives from BCC for being under a contract as an active Indian cricket player.
Axar’s Social media:
Axar is active on social media these days & he has a growing following there. Axar’s’Instagram account has 750.8K Followers &an additional 177K followers. Axar’s Instagram and other social Account Details are:
|750.8kFollowers||Akshar Patel (@akshar.patel)|
|1.7 Million||Facebook https://www.facebook.com/axarpatelofficialpage/|
|507.5K Followers 117 following||Akshar Patel (@akshar2026) · Twitter|
Axar Patel’s Stats
Now we take a look at Axar’s Cricket Stats, consisting of his primary cricket stats & cricket Milestones achieved by him in his career.
|Playing Role||Bowling All-rounder|
|Batting Style||Left Handed Bat|
|Bowling style||Left-arm Off-spin|
|Axar Patel’s Jersey number||#20|
Played For Teams
|Teams for which he played||India Delhi Capitals, Delhi Daredevils Durham Gujarat India A, India B India C, India Red, India Under-23s Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians, West Zone.|
Axar Patel’s ICC Batting Rankings
Axar Patel Records
• He was the key contributor to India’s Under-23s’ winning the 2013 ACC Emerging Teams Cup title.
•He took seven wickets, which included a four-wicket haul against UAE, the semi-final. A dependable lower-order batsman, he became a consistent performer for Gujarat in the Ranji Tournament in 2013-14
•He amassed 369 runs at a high average of 46.12 and bowled superbly for 29 wickets at 23.58.
•In 2014, he was awarded U-19 cricketer of the year for the 2012-13 seasons (BCCI).
Axar Patel -Unknown facts
• Axar Patel was named Akshar Patel. His school principal made a spelling mistake while writing his name in the application form. He spelled it as ‘ Axar.’ The young boy also liked it, and the name change becomes permanent.
• Axar was a week child. His father made him join a gym, and Axar became stronger.
• Whenever Axar thought of quitting cricket, it was his grandmother who encouraged him to continue playing. The reason was simple. She wanted to see her Grandson on TV!
• He was never given a chance to play in his debut IPL.
• After the IPL edition 7 was over, Axar received the coveted ‘ Emerging Player of the Tournament.’
Axar Patel –Controversies
No controversies are surrounding Axar as of date.