#Axar Patel

4 days ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Indian spinners Ravichandran Ashwin (in picture) and Axar Patel wreaked havoc on the Motera surface. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • There have been erroneous reports that India will lose WTC points if the Ahmedabad pitch is rated 'poor'
  • For the pitch quality to create WTC implications, the pitch would have to be deemed “unfit”
  • The last time a pitch was declared "unfit" was more than a decade ago

4 days ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Patel took a total of 11 wickets in the two innings of the third Test. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The video displays the left-arm spinner narrating his experience during the time when he was out of the squad
  • Axar Patel pointed out that his situation did not always resemble the present bout of celebration
  • Hardik Pandya  appreciated Patel's performance, saying the team was waiting for his debut

4 days ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
India beat England by 10 wickets in the third Test to take a 2-1 lead in the series. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Virat Kohli joked about Ishant Sharma not getting to bowl much in his 100th Test
  • He said a lack of application from the batsmen led to the early finish of the match
  • He praised Axar Patel for his performance 

4 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The WTC final will be held at Lord's from June 18 to June 22. (Photo Credit: BCCI/PTI Photo)

  • With the loss against India, England have been knocked out of the WTC
  • India will have to draw or win the fourth Test against England to play in the finals
  • If England can salvage a win, then Australia will sneak into the finals at Lord's

5 days ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
India won the third Test by 10 wickets and are now leading the series with a score of 2-1. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • England's second innings ended with a meagre 81-run score
  • India need 38 more runs, heading into the dinner break, to secure a win in the third Test
  • India's Axar Patel picked up a total of 11 wickets in the two innings

5 days ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Axar Patel picked up the first two wickets in England's second innings in his very first over. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Axar Patel took six wickets in the first innings, and five wickets in the second innings
  • Bowling figures of 38/6 in the first innings, and 32/5 in the second innings prompted a quick ending of the England batting order
  • The match in its entirety has been almost all about spinners

6 days ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
In the third Test on Wednesday, Patel scalped off six wickets at the expense of 38 runs. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Axar Patel made his first-class debut for Gujarat at the age of 18
  • Patel was signed in the IPL by Mumbai Indians in 2014
  • So far, the off-spinner has taken two five-wicket hauls in his two Test matches

6 days ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Axar Patel returned with six wickets under his belt. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Axar Patel was ably supported by R Ashwin and Ishant Sharma
  • India didn't even introduce Washington Sundar in the attack
  • The 3rd Test is being played in Ahmedabad

16 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen was hailed as a hero in cricket-crazy India back in 2008. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@KP24)

  • Kevin Pietersen took a cheeky dig at India in his message, congratulating them for beating England's 'B team'
  • After England's victory in the first Test, he said, "remember I had warned you in advance"
  • After the second day's play, he said "If India had lost the toss, they’d have gone down 2-0"

16 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
India levelled the four-match series 1-1 with a xx-run win in the second Test on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BCCI)

  • India bowled out England for 164 runs in the second innings
  • Ravichandran Ashwin was adjudged man-of-the-match
  • Axar Patel became sixth Indian bowler to take a five-wicket haul on debut