Axar Patel

Toss-up between Axar and Ashwin for second spinner's slot

Axar is the most consistent spinner on view but Ashwin's experience can't be overlooked because of the variations he brings to the table. The finger spinners are set to battle for the final spot.

published on : 21st October 2022

Harmanpreet, Mandhana, Axar nominated for ICC 'Player of the Month' 

Skipper Kaur and vice-captain Mandhana have been shortlisted for the very first time and if one of them wins, they'll be the first ever Indian player to win the Women's Player of the Month award.

published on : 5th October 2022

Everyone thought Jadeja's absence would weaken India but Axar was outstanding, says Australia coach

Left-arm spinner Axar, who was shoed in as a like-for-like replacement for the injured Jadeja, impressed everyone with his bowling, ending as the leading wicket-taker in the three-match series.

published on : 26th September 2022

Rohit Sharma leads from front to help India clinch rain-curtailed second T20I

On nights like Friday, it’s hard to figure out the positives and the negatives. Perhaps, the one big takeaway from the second T20I between Australia and India was not the game itself.

published on : 24th September 2022

India vs Pakistan: Focus on top-order approach, Avesh Khan 'unwell'

With Ravindra Jadeja not available in this game, Axar Patel looks like a straightforward replacement, but the team combination does take a hit in the absence of the Saurashtra all-rounder.

published on : 4th September 2022

Jadeja ruled out of Asia Cup with knee injury, Axar Patel named as replacement

Jadeja had made a significant contribution with the bat in India's five-wicket win over Pakistan, making crucial 35 runs off 29 balls on August 28.

published on : 2nd September 2022

T20 series: Iyer, spinners complete 4-1 Windies rout as India win final game by 88 runs

West Indies were all out for 100 runs inside 16 overs as one of the most lopsided T20I bilateral series came to an end even though India won't be complaining having ticked most of the boxes.

published on : 8th August 2022

Axar Patel's 64 fuels India in series clinching win over West Indies

The tourists were indebted to Patel's bludgeoning innings off just 35 balls in his first ODI for five years.

published on : 25th July 2022

'Spinners play important role in Indian conditions, there was pressure on them to perform': Pant

The Indian spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Axar Patel bowled beautifully to help the hosts register a 48-run win over South Africa in the third T20I and stay alive in the five-match series.

published on : 15th June 2022

'Axar Patel sent ahead of Dinesh Karthik to rotate strike': Shreyas Iyer defends bizarre batting order

Promoted at No 6, Axar Patel scored 10 off 11 balls before being cleaned up by Anrich Nortje, while Karthik slammed an unbeaten 30 from 21 balls.

published on : 13th June 2022

India vs South Africa: Pant not happy with spinners post second T20 loss

While Axar could be given only one over in which he conceded 19 runs, Chahal was equally bad as he was smashed for 49 runs in four overs.

published on : 13th June 2022

IPL 2022: Kuldeep, Axar strangle Punjab Kings as Delhi takes one step closer to play-offs

Despite a brave innings of 34-ball 44 from Jitesh Sharma, his innings did not prove to be enough as Shardul Thakur delivered big time in the contest, scalping four wickets. 

published on : 17th May 2022

Ponting's pep talk lifted our confidence following COVID outbreak: Axar Patel

Axar was also happy with teammate Kuldeep Yadav's return to form, saying the Delhi team management gave him the much-needed confidence to prosper after a disappointing last IPL.

published on : 21st April 2022

IPL 2022: RCB's Hazlewood feels Dinesh Karthik is 'getting better with age'

Dinesh Karthik smashed an unbeaten 66 while all-rounder Glenn Maxwell played a sublime knock of 55 to guide Royal Challengers Bangalore to a defendable target of 189/5.

published on : 17th April 2022

Need to rectify losing wickets in bunch: DC captain Pant 

Delhi Capitals failed to capitalise after opener Prithvi Shaw's sizzling knock of 61 off 31 balls, losing three wickets in three overs for just seven runs, to eventually end their innings at 149 for 3

published on : 8th April 2022

Retained players have a responsibility to guide youngsters in the team: Delhi Capitals coach Ponting

The Capitals had retained four players, skipper Rishabh Pant, opener Prithvi Shaw, spin all-rounder Axar Patel and South Africa pacer Anrich Nortje.

published on : 20th March 2022

Captain Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel and others join Delhi Capitals squad

Rishabh Pant and Axar Patel were among Delhi Capitals players who have joined the squad here ahead of the upcoming IPL season beginning on March 26.

published on : 16th March 2022

India all out for 252 against Sri Lanka in 2nd Test

Wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant was the next highest contributor for India with a 26-ball 39 while Hanuma Vihari made 31.

published on : 12th March 2022

India win toss, opt to bat against Sri Lanka in 2nd Test

India made one change, bringing in a fit-again Axar Patel in place of Jayant Thakur in the playing XI.

published on : 12th March 2022

Bengaluru Test: Will Jayant get another chance or one among Siraj or Axar will feature in playing XI?

Jayant bowled a total of 17 wicket-less overs across two innings while Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin shared 15 of the 20 wickets among themselves.

published on : 11th March 2022
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