Axar Patel (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Net Worth, Wife, & More
Axar Patel is an Indian Cricketer who lives in Nadiad, Gujarat. He is an all-rounder who plays as left-handed batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He made his ODI debut on 15th June 2014. Axar is such an exceptional player that he was selected in the Indian squad for 15 men for the world cup 2014.
He is a brilliant bowler who initially started playing cricket as a batsman. He became the ninth Indian bowler to take a five-wicket haul on debut for Test. He plays for Gujarat in domestic matches and for Delhi Capitals in Indian Premier League.
|Real name||Axar Patel|
|Date of Birth||20 January, 1994|
|Age (as 2022)||28 years old|
|Birth Place||Anand, Gujarat, India|
|Parents||Father: Rajesh Patel |
Mother: Pritibhen Patel
|Siblings||Brother: Sandip Patel |
Sister: Shivangi Patel
|Hometown||Nadiad, Gujarat, India|
|Net worth||Rs.6crore (Approx. )|
Birth & Early Life
Axar Patel was born on 20 January, 1994 at Anand, Gujarat, India. As a child he never wanted to become a cricketer, he always dreamed of becoming a mechanical engineer. His friend encouraged him to participate in the inter-school tournament, after which he started playing cricket.
|College||Dharmsinh Desai University, Nadiad, Gujarat|
|Education Qualification||Engineering dropout|
Axar made first debut in List A format against Maharashtra on 22 February, 2012. In list A, he took 177 wickets in 139 matches and scored 2128 runs in 98 innings with highest score of 98 not out (2012-August 2022). After his List A debut, Axar made his debut in First-Class against Madhya Pradesh at Indore on 2 November 2012. From 2012-March 2022, he has played 46 matches and took 174 wickets in 81 innings, Axar also scored 1862 runs with 110 highest score not out. After that, he made his debut in T-20 tournament against Maharashtra on 17 March, 2013.
Axar was first selected by Mumbai Indians in 2013 IPL season, but did not get chance to come on field. After that, he was released in 2014 IPL auction and was signed with Kings XI Punjab and in that season, he took 17 wickets. In 2018, IPL season, Axar signed with Delhi Capitals. After that in 2021 IPL, he was retained by Delhi Captains for the 2021 seasons.
Axar was selected in India squad for One Day International series against Bangladesh in 2014, after giving performance in 2014 IPL season. He made his ODI debut against Bangladesh On 15 June 2014. After one year, Axar made is T-20 debut against Zimbabwe on 17 July, 2015. In 2019, he was named in 2019 Cricket World Cup as stand-by player. Later on he was selected in India’s Test squad for their series against England in January 2021.
He made his debut against England on 13 February 2021 in Test. In his first debut match, he took first 5 haul wicket in second inning and became ninth Indian bowler to take 5 wickets on his debut match. After that, Axar was selected in 2021 ICC Men’s T-20 World Cup, but was replaced by Shardul Thakur on 13 October 2021.
In 2022, he scored his maiden ODI half century against West Indies on 24 July 2022. In that match, he scored 64 runs off 35 balls, and remain not out as he scored match winning-six. Now, Axar, he the part of 2022 ICC Men’s T-20 World Cup in September 2022.
|International debut||ODI: 15 June 2014 against Bangladesh |
T-20: 17 July, 2015 against Zimbabwe
Test: 13 February 2021 against England
|Domestic debut||List A: 22 February, 2012 against Maharashtra |
First-Class: 2 November 2012 against Madhya Pradesh
T-20: 17 March, 2013 against Maharashtra IPL: 2014
Axar Patel is currently dating dietitian and nutritionist Meha Patel. She is also an online entrepreneur. The couple got engaged on his 28th birthday. The engagement also attended by Indian former cricketer Rudra Pratap Singh and and Indian Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal and Axar’s teammates Ishan Kishan Rishabh Pant, Umesh Yadav has also congratulated on their engagement.
|Engagement Date||20 January 2020|
Facts of Axar Patel
- Axar’s first name spelling was Akshar, but his school principal mistake he spelt it Axar in school leaving certificate and then he has been using his name.
- When Axar was playing against Gujarat Lions in IPL 2016, he took 4 wickets in 5 balls and included first hattrick of 2016 IPL season on 1 May 2016.
- In his debut match of Test against England, he took his first Test wicket of Joe Root and in same match in second inning he took his first 5 haul wicket. In that series, Axar appeared in 3 matches and took 27 wickets in 2021.
- His nature on field aggressive.
- Axar Patel became the second left-arm spinner to complete 100 wickets in IPL.
- Axar mostly spends his time with his teammates friends.