Axar Patel

T20 World Cup 2021: Axar Patel must be wondering what he did wrong, says Irfan Pathan

The Delhi Capitals all-rounder Axar Patel was part of the squad when the BCCI announced it last month, but he was replaced by fast-bowling all-rounder Shardul Thakur on Wednesday.

Oct 14, 2021, 10:11 AM IST

T20 World Cup 2021: Netizens hail ‘Lord’ Shardul Thakur after he replaces Axar Patel in Team India squad

The All-India Senior Selection Committee after a discussion with the team management has added Shardul Thakur to the main squad for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2021.

Oct 13, 2021, 22:29 PM IST

T20 World Cup 2021: Shardul Thakur replaces Axar Patel in Team India squad

The All-India Senior Selection Committee after a discussion with the team management has added Shardul Thakur to the main squad for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2021. All-rounder Axar Patel, who was part of the 15-member Team India squad will now be on the list of stand-by players.

Oct 13, 2021, 17:08 PM IST

In Pics: 'Green carpet' welcome for Virat Kohli & Co at Trent Bridge

Virat Kohli's Team India are preparing for the five-Test series against England, beginning at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Wednesday (August 4). The training is in full swing after a three-week break for the side following the World Test Championships final against New Zealand in June. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) gave a glimpse of the green track currently on offer at Trent Bridge. In these collection of pics, we take a look at conditions at Nottingham and Men-in-Blue's preparations for the first Test.

Aug 02, 2021, 14:48 PM IST

WTC Final: Team India pacer Jasprit Bumrah uses Mirzapur 2 dialogue to respond to Axar Patel’s comment on his post - check out

Bumrah's post soon went viral with his followers responding with emojis and funny messages.

May 30, 2021, 11:04 AM IST

IPL 2021 DC vs SRH: Axar Patel reveals why he opted to bowl the Super Over

Sunday's match was Patel's first of the 2021 Indian Premier League after recovering from Covid-19.

Apr 26, 2021, 16:37 PM IST

IPL 2021: Axar Patel recovers from COVID-19, joins Delhi Capitals squad with hilarious message

The 27-year-old Axar Patel had initially checked into the Capitals’ team hotel on March 28 in Mumbai. While he had entered the bubble with a negative test report, he had returned positive for the dreaded virus on April 3 and was transferred to BCCI’s designated medical facility after it was learnt that he showed mild symptoms.

Apr 23, 2021, 11:12 AM IST

In Pics: COVID-19 scare hits IPL 2021

COVID has once again managed to crawl its way into the Indian Premier League as till now three IPL players – Nitish Rana (Kolkata Knight Riders), Axar Patel (Delhi Capitals) and Devdutt Padikkal (Royal Challengers Bangalore) have tested positive for the infectious disease.

Apr 07, 2021, 01:00 AM IST

IPL 2021: Big blow for DC as THIS star all-rounder tests positive for COVID-19

DC star all-rounder Axar Patel has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of IPL 2021.

Apr 03, 2021, 14:44 PM IST

India vs England 4th Test: Virat Kohli’s side completely ‘out-skilled’ visitors, admits Michael Vaughan

On Thursday (March 4) -- the Day One of the fourth Test, even Vaughan couldn’t blame the track at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad for England's woeful show with the bat. 

Mar 05, 2021, 10:01 AM IST

India vs England: Ravindra Jadeja hits the gym to continue injury rehab, watch

Jadeja’s replacement Axar Patel has been a revelation so far in the series, picking up 22 wickets in his first three Tests after missing the first one. 

Mar 05, 2021, 08:57 AM IST

India vs England: Inzamam refuses to give credit to Ashwin, Axar Patel for heroics, criticizes Ahmedabad pitch

Inzamam-ul-Haq has become the latest cricketer to criticise the Ahmedabad pitch used in India vs England 3rd Test and refused to credit Ashwin and Axar Patel for getting the better of the English batsmen, especially after Joe Root got a fifer.

Mar 03, 2021, 13:41 PM IST

India vs England: Virat Kohli passes compliment to Axar Patel in Gujarati style, watch

After the game was over, in a video posted by BCCI, Indian captain Kohli had more words of praise for the left-arm spinner. Kohli interrupted Axar and Hardik Pandya during a interview and shouted, “Ae Bapu thaari bowling kamaal chhe (Bapu – Axar’s nickname), your bowling was superb).” 

Feb 26, 2021, 13:22 PM IST

IND vs ENG: Ashwin, Axar lead England's carnage as India script massive 10-wicket win in pink-ball Test

Chasing a paltry 49, India opener Rohit Sharma finished the contest in style as he smashed opposition skipper Joe Root for a massive six towards the mid-wicket region. With this victory India have now taken an unassailable 2-1 lead in the four-match series. 

Feb 25, 2021, 20:46 PM IST

IND vs ENG: Plan was to bowl wicket to wicket, says Axar Patel after his exploits in Motera

Axar Patel and senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin exploited the turning Motera pitch at the newly-inaugurated Narendra Modi stadium to the full to bundle out England for 112 in their first innings in just 48.4 overs after the visitors opted to bat. 

Feb 24, 2021, 23:43 PM IST

IND vs ENG: Axar Patel bulldozes England to hand hosts early control in pink-ball affair

Axar Patel, who was introduced in the sixth over of the day, didn't take much time to leave an impact in the game as he removed Jonny Bairstow in his first delivery of the match. The spinner found great support from his senior partner R Ashwin, who equally exploited the turn the Motera track offered on the opening day. 

Feb 24, 2021, 23:14 PM IST

IND vs ENG: England surrender in front of Axar Patel

Axar Patel's feat on Wednesday also saw him become the second spinner to return with the best figures in day-night Tests. He picked the wickets of Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Jofra Archer and Stuart Broad. Meanwhile, this also was England's fourth-lowest inning total against India.  

Feb 24, 2021, 19:11 PM IST

India vs England: Virat Kohli's side hammer England by 317 runs, in pics

Off-spinner R Ashwin was the star of the show with both and ball as India thrashed England by 317 runs in the second Test in Chennai. Ashwin was declared the man-of-the-match for his performance while Axar Patel picked up 5/60 on Test match debut as England were bundled out for 164 chasing 482 to win on Day Four of the Test on Tuesday (February 16). Here we take a look at how the final day of the Test match unfolded for Virat Kohli and his side.

Feb 16, 2021, 14:17 PM IST

India vs England 2nd Test: Hosts post massive 317-run win, level series

Debutant Patel made full use of favourable conditions to bag 5 for 60 in 21 overs while Ashwin finished with a match-haul of eight wickets, not to forget his classy hundred with the bat, demolishing England for a paltry 164 on the fourth day in pursuit of an impossible 482-run target.

Feb 16, 2021, 13:43 PM IST

IND vs ENG: Axar Patel sends Joe Root packing to scalp his maiden Test wicket; watch

India spinners R Ashwin and Axar Patel ran through the England top-order and combined to pick three wickets. Meanwhile, Ishant Sharma provided India with the first blow as he trapped Rory Burns LBW on duck. The visitors are batting on 39/4 at lunch on with Ben Stokes present at the crease.  

Feb 14, 2021, 12:54 PM IST