Axar Patel's exploits came in the so-called dust bowls in India, and he is unlikely to get a chance in England. But the all-rounder played down the role of 'conditions,' saying his 'bowling is different from others'
Handed the ball for the crucial over, Axar Patel conceded only seven runs against the marauding duo of David Warner and Kane Williamson and the paved the way for DC's win
Axar Patel had returned positive for the dreaded coronavirus on April 3 and was transferred to BCCI's designated medical facility after it was learnt that he showed mild symptoms.
Delhi Capitals' Axar Patel, 10 members of Wankhede stadium staff and six event managers have added to the growing list of positive cases in the Indian Premier League
The news comes close to the heels of 10 Wankhede ground staff and 6 event managers testing Covid positive.
Delhi Capitals will take on Chennai Super Kings in their first match of the IPL 2021 season on April 10
Having started off with a big win on a flat deck in Chennai, England stumbled on the turners as Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar clinically decimated the tourists
With the rise of several young players like Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj and Rishabh Pant, India have been on a roll both at home and abroad
Axar Patel (24-6-48-5), in company of Ravichandran Ashwin (22.5-4-47-5), literally blew England away in a session and half for a paltry 135 in 54.5 overs to complete a 3-1 rout
Debutant Axar Patel claimed 27 wickets as India beat England 2-1 in the four-match Test series against England
Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Siraj became subjects of endless memes on social media after they left Washington Sundar in the lurch
Ashwin (3/35) and Axar (3/28) shared the spoils during a session with England still needing 69 runs to avoid an embarrassing innings defeat that looks likely.
Washington Sundar showed composure beyond his years but missed out on a maiden Test hundred by 4 runs
The 21-year-old left-hander's 96 off 174 balls was as important as Rishabh Pant's second day hundred but a sudden tail-end collapse saw him stranded at the non-striker's end.
For India, spinners Axar Patel (26-7-68-4) and Ravichandran Ashwin (19.5-4-47-3) toyed with the England batsmen
Axar Patel took 4/68, while Ashwin snared 3/47 as England's innings crumbled after a good start
Axar Patel and Mohammed Siraj picked up two wickets apiece, while Washington Sundar got one as India take the upper hand against England in Ahmedabad
By lunch, Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow had helped England recover with an unbroken 4th wicket partnership which had yielded 44 runs
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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