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Parthiv Patel
Parthiv Patel
QUICK FACTS
  • Nick Name: NULL
    Batting Style: Left Handed
  • DOB: 9th Mar 1985
    Bowling Style:
  • TEAM:
  • India, India B, India Green, India Red, West Zone (India), Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Gujarat
CAREER STATS
BATTING & FIELDING
Mat Inns NO Runs Avge HS BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 23 34 8 878 33.77 71 1809 48.54 0 6 118 1 52 10
ODIs 38 34 3 736 23.74 95 962 76.51 0 4 79 7 30 9
T20is 2 2 0 36 18 26 32 112.5 0 0 4 1 1 0
First Class 169 251 25 9987 44.19 206 16874 59.19 25 56 1253 20 425 65
List A 169 159 8 4496 29.77 119 5368 83.76 3 30 545 18 166 60
T20s 168 165 11 3440 22.34 82 2849 120.74 0 18 447 58 97 23
BOWLING
Mat Inns Balls Mdns Runs Wkts Avge Eco SR BBI 4w 5w 10
Tests 23 0 0 - 0 0 0
ODIs 38 0 0 - 0 0 0
T20is 2 0 0 - 0 0 0
First Class 169 8 84 1 60 0 4.29 0/0 0 0 0
List A 169 0 0 - 0 0 0
T20s 168 0 0 - 0 0 0
PROFILE

Test cricket’s youngest wicket-keeper at 17 years and 153 days, Parthiv Patel was called up as an injury replacement for Ajay Ratra in the second Test against England in 2002 at Trent Bridge. He put his duck in the first innings behind him and stood his ground for over an hour to compile a gritty 19 in the second that saved India from certain defeat. With Rahul Dravid doubling up as a wicket-keeper in the one-day format, Patel’s selection to the 2003 World Cup squad was essentially a back-up plan. After the World Cup, he wasn’t able to capitalise on the opportunities that came his way, performing inconsistently with the bat and worse, just as inconsistently behind the stumps. He was eventually replaced by Dinesh Karthik in the fourth Test in Mumbai after India succumbed to two mammoth losses to Australia in 2004. The rise of MS Dhoni further diminished his chances of a comeback to the national side. On the back of four centuries with India ‘A’ during the 2007 season, Patel found himself recalled to the squad as Karthik’s understudy for the Test series against Sri Lanka in 2008 once Dhoni opted for a break but a below-par effort in both innings of the third Test didn’t quite help his cause. He still remains in contention in the shorter formats after impressing in the IPL for the Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings, and then with Kochi Tuskers Kerala. Before the start of IPL V, he was snapped up by Deccan Chargers.

  • Last Updated: 2nd Apr 2016
  • Author: Nisha Shetty
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