Axar Patel is a professional cricketer from India, who is currently playing for the Indian national cricket team as an all-rounder. Born on January 20, 1994, in Gujarat, India, He started playing cricket at young age. Axar Patel made his debut for the Gujarat cricket team in 2012. At present Axar Patel is playing IPL for Delhi Capitals. Axar is a left-arm spinner who can also bat in the lower order.
Axar’s consistent performances in domestic cricket helped him earn a place in the Indian national cricket team in 2014. He made his debut in the ODI format against Bangladesh, and later, he played his first T20I match against Zimbabwe. In 2017, Axar made his Test debut against Sri Lanka, where he showcased impressive performances.
Over the years, Axar has become an integral part of the Indian cricket team, particularly in the shorter formats of the game. He has also played for various teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL) such as Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Capitals, where he has showcased his all-round abilities.
Axar Patel is a valuable asset to the Indian Cricket Team because of his accurate left-arm spin. Axar has also shown his ability to hit big shots with the bat, which has helped him win matches for his team on several occasions. With talent and hard work, today he has established himself as one of the top all-rounders in Indian cricket.
|Axar Rajeshbhai Patel
|January 20, 1994
|Left hand Batting
|Left arm Bowling
- Axar Patel’s father, Rajesh Patel, runs a small business selling “dabeli,” a popular street food in Gujarat.
- Despite being a left-arm spinner, Axar is right-handed in all other activities.
- Axar’s favorite cricket ground is the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot, where he made his debut for India.
- Axar Patel holds a degree in commerce from the University of Mumbai.
- In the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL), Axar played an outstanding knock of 23 runs off just five balls against the Chennai Super Kings, hitting three sixes in one over.
- Axar’s sister, Mauli Patel, is also a cricketer who has played for the Gujarat women’s cricket team.
- He is known for his calm and composed nature on the field and has been praised by his teammates for his positive attitude and work ethic.
- Axar Patel is an animal lover and has a pet dog named Bruno.
- Axar has supported various social causes and initiatives aimed at promoting education and empowering underprivileged children in India.
- At the age of 15, after noticing his cricket talent his friend Dhiren Kansara suggested him to play inter-school tournament.
- His original first name was “Akshar” it was only because of his school’s principal mistake who named it as “Axar” in SLC (School Leaving Certificate).