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Ashwin’s spin-bowling partner and Player of the Match in the pink-ball Test Axar Patel also made solid gains in the ICC Test rankings. Left-arm spinner Patel’s 11-wicket match haul has helped him gain 30 slots to reach 38th position
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- India vs England: Picking up a five-for in three innings in a row is no trivial feat, and Tendulkar expects left-arm spinner Axar Patel to once again deliver the goods in the fourth Test.
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- Indian spinners combined to pick up 19 wickets against England in the third Test in Ahmedabad.
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Indian captain Virat Kohli made a cameo during the conversation and applauded Axar’s performance in Gujarati.
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In an interaction with the news agency PTI, Hayden asserted that the Indian side has the ability to win games both at home and overseas.
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- India vs England, 3rd Test: He was awarded the man of the match award for his spectacular performance against England in his home ground.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 12:09 AM IST
On a crumbling and dusty pitch in the day-night Test, where the pink orb looked like it had transformed into a magical object with a life of its own, anything looked possible. And it was.
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Ashwin picked up three wickets in the first innings and four in the second to return with a match haul of 7 wickets as India went 2-1 up in the four-match series. Axar Patel was the star of the show for India.
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- India vs England: Axar became the first bowler to take 11 wickets in a pink ball Test while Ashwin became the fastest Indian to pick 400 Test wickets as the hosts took a 2-1 series lead.
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Axar Patel picked up five wickets in England’s second innings after he had already sneered six in the first inning to become the first bowler to claim more than 10 wickets in a day/night Test. He ended up with 11 wickets in the match.
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- It was his second five-for in just his second Test for Team India. By doing so, the 27-year-old spinner also became only the third Indian bowler to take a 5-wicket haul in his first two matches.
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India vs England: Patel and Ashwin set up the batsmen over after over with turn and variations. India ended the day on 99/3, trailing by 13 runs.
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Axar Patel registered his career-best figures of 6 for 38 as India spinners called the shots in the first-ever day-night pink-ball Test between India and England in the world’s largest cricket stadium that has a capacity of 1 lakh 32 thousand.
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- India vs England: Ashish Nehra loved watching the India bowler perform in Chennai, but it wasn't R Ashwin.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 11:19 PM IST
It all began with Patel’s very first ball in Test match cricket on Sunday, a delivery with which he ended up finding the outside edge of a batsman who had scored two double centuries and a daddy hundred in the space of his last three Tests in Asia.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 06:30 PM IST
Axar Patel bagged a total of seven wickets in the game including two scalps in the first innings
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- India vs England: A statistical look at Axar Patel's 5/60 on debut against England.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 09:14 PM IST
Axar said that critics of spinner-friendly tracks need to change their mindset as Team India has never complained about tackling seamer-friendly green tops overseas.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 07:12 AM IST
The left-arm off-spinner said that he was extremely happy to terminate the in-form English skipper and also revealed that he had a plan against him.
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- India vs England: An alert Ajinkya Rahane at slips saw the opportunity and dove full stretched ahead, thus completing a very smart catch.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 01:04 PM IST
Wasim Jaffer used the witty hashtag 'uprooted' to sum up Joe Root's dismissal off India debutant Axar Patel during India vs England second Test in Chennai while sharing the meme on Twitter on Sunday.
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 12:32 PM IST
- India decided to give Axar a debut in the second Test against England. He failed to contribute with the bat as Moeen Ali stumped him with a spinning delivery.
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Axar Patel, who has played a lot of white-ball cricket, said he will never forget the date 13/2/21. Axar was handed over his Test cap by India captain Virat Kohli.
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- India vs England: Jasprit Bumrah has been rested for the 2nd Test at Chennai and Mohammed Siraj is playing in his place.
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- Virat Kohli and Co. would be hoping to claw their way back into the series with a spirited performance in the second Test in Chennai.
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Shahbaz Nadeem and Rahul Chahar were added to the Indian Test squad after all-rounder Axar Patel was ruled out of the first Test with a knee injury. The Gujarat all-rounder has now recovered fully and will be available for selection for the second Test against England.