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Ajaz Patel

New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel restricts Sri Lanka with a five-wicket haul

New Zealand were bowled out for 249 in the first session but Sri Lanka struggled to get going during Patel`s spells and finished on 227-7, trailing by 22 runs.

Aug 15, 2019, 19:44 PM IST

Wellington Test: Ajaz Patel optimistic despite New Zealand's wicketless toil on Day 4

While still 37 runs in deficit, with rain forecast for Wednesday, the visitors are well-placed to survive what had looked to be a crushing defeat after the hosts dominated the first three days. 

Dec 18, 2018, 14:15 PM IST

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel wins battle for spinner's role against Sri Lanka

New Zealand are slated to play two-match Test series against Lanka, beginning December 15 at Basin Reserve. 

Dec 10, 2018, 08:46 AM IST

Spin conundrum for New Zealand ahead of Sri Lanka Tests

New Zealand are rapidly moving into preparations for their first Test of the two-match series against Sri Lanka next Saturday in Wellington.

Dec 09, 2018, 12:30 PM IST

New Zealand's Wrecker-in-chief against Pakistan Ajaz Patel has Indian-origins

The 30-year-old finger spinner was named as the man of the match following his excellent bowling spell in the second innings, where he recorded figures of 5/59. 

Nov 19, 2018, 17:05 PM IST