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Axar Patel is an Indian international cricketer who plays for the Indian cricket team in all formats of the game as a bowling All-rounder. Patel also plays for Gujarat in domestic cricket and for the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League. He is a left-handed batter and slow left-arm orthodox bowler. On 15 June 2014, He made his ODI debut against Bangladesh. Patel was selected in India’s 15-man squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand. On 13 February 2021, He made his Test debut for India against England where he took 7 wickets. He became the ninth bowler for India to take a five-wicket haul on debut in Test cricket. Axar is best known for his consistent wicket taking ability in Test cricket.

Birth Name

Axar Rajeshbhai Patel

Nickname

Bapu

Profession

Cricketer

Batting

Left-Handed

Bowling

Slow Left-Arm Orthodox

Role

Bowling Allrounder

Jersey Number

20 – ODI, T20I, IPL

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Axar Patel was born on the 20th of January 1994, in Anand, Gujarat, India.

Age

He’s currently 30 years old.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Ethnicity

Asian

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He has Indian ancestry.

Religion

Hinduism

Education

His educational qualifications are unknown.

Family Details

  • Father – Rajeshbhai Patel
  • Mother – Pritiben Patel
  • Siblings –Shivangi Patel (Older Sister), Sanship Patel (Older Brother)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Axar Patel has dated –

  • Meha Patel – On January 20, 2022, on his 28th birthday, Axar got engaged to his girlfriend Meha who is a dietician and nutritionist. They had already been dating for over 10 years. On January 26, 2023, after 1 year of engagement, the couple got married in Vadodara.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet 1 inches
  • In centimeters – 185 cm
  • In meters – 1.85 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 70 kg
  • In Pounds – 154 lbs

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

He wears a size 12 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Axar became known as an Indian cricketer who has represented Gujarat at the domestic level and has made sporadic appearances for the Indian senior men’s national team in the limited-overs formats (ODIs, T20Is). Patel has also featured regularly in the IPL (Indian Premier League), representing franchises such as Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab, and Delhi Capitals. Axar was a member of the Indian squad that reached the semi-final of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.

Axar Patel Net worth

Axar Patel has an estimated net worth of $6 million dollars as of 2024.

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Axar Patel

  • Axar never wanted to be a cricketer, instead, he wanted to be a mechanical engineer. When he was 15 years old, his friend Dhiren Kansara first noticed his cricketing talent and suggested him to play an inter-school tournament.
  • In 2012, he made his domestic first-class debut and took his maiden 5-wicket haul in just his 2nd game, against Delhi.
  • He played a vital role in India Under-23s’ winning campaign at the 2013 ACC (Asian Cricket Council) Emerging Teams Cup, picking 7 wickets in the tournament, including a match-winning 4 wicket haul in the semi-final against the United Arab Emirates.
  • In 2014, Axar was named by the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) as the ‘Under-19 Cricketer of the Year’.
  • Axar was signed up by the IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab and had a stellar debut season for the team, capturing 17 wickets. He was awarded Emerging Player of the Tournament in IPL7.
  • In June 2022, Patel was named in India’s squad for their T20I series against Ireland.
  • In April 2023, Axar became the Delhi Capitals’ batter with the fastest fifty in IPL 2023 after he reached his fifty off 22 deliveries.
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