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  • Axar Patel gives fans a glimpse of his new car, check it out

    Cricketers and their love for bikes and cars are pretty evident. MS Dhoni is known for his passion for bikes, while skipper Virat Kohli is fond of luxury cars. And now, all-rounder Axar Patel took to Instagram and gave his fans a glimpse of his new car. He posted a picture of his new ride, a Land Rover Discovery. The Discovery, a premium SUV, is priced between Rs 40.57

  • Variation of pace was crucial: Spinner Axar Patel

    Nagpur : Left-arm spinner Axar Patel, who scalped three wickets for 38 in India’s seven-wicket win over Australia in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) here, said on Sunday that his variation of pace troubled the visiting batsmen.

  • India vs Australia: Axar Patel returns, Shikhar Dhawan left out for last two ODIs

    New Delhi: The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named the Indian Cricket Team for the last two ODIs of the ongoing five-match series against Australia. Opener Shikhar Dhawan, who missed the first three games due to family emergency, is left out for the last two matches. Barring this, the team remains the same.

  • I am pushing hard for a place in 2019 World Cup team, says Saha

    Kolkata : Mahendra Singh Dhoni might be firmly occupying the wicketkeeper’s slot in ODIs but India’s Test glovesman Wriddhiman Saha has said he has not given up on his World Cup dreams and is pushing hard to play in the 2019 quadrennial event.

  • India will surely win 2019 World Cup, says Axar Patel

    Dambulla: Left-arm spinner Axar Patel, who was one of India’s star performers in the Dambulla ODI, believes that the current Indian team is on a roll and exuded confidence that they will surely win the 2019 ICC World Cup slated to be held in England.

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    Axar Patel to replace Jadeja

    Colombo : Left-arm spinner Axar Patel has been named as a replacement for suspended Ravindra Jadeja in the 15-member Indian team for the third cricket Test against Sri Lanka, starting in Kandy on August 12.

  • India A crush Afghanistan by 7 wickets in tri-nation tourney

    Pretoria : India A rode on three-wicket hauls from Vijay Shankar and Axar Patel, and a half century from Karun Nair, to beat Afghanistan A by seven wickets and register their first win in the tri-nation ‘A’ tournament.

  • ‘We’ll try to maintain winning momentum’

    On captain Glenn Maxwell’s form, Axar said, “It is not true that he is not firing. In the middle, he has played few balls and finished games. Even against Mumbai Indians in Indore, he scored runs. In last two games, maybe the runs have not come. Wicket also was helpful to the bowlers. It is not true that he’s not able to score. He is confident and will do well.”

  • Spinner Nadeem could be in fray for T20 against England

    New Delhi : Jharkhand’s seasoned left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem has made a strong case for himself to be considered for the six-match limited overs series against England after Ravindra Jadeja’s understudy Axar Patel on Thursday underwent a finger surgery in Mumbai.

  • India A thrashed

    Townsville (Australia) : The India A cricket team suffered a humiliating eight-wicket loss to Australia after being shot out for a mere 55 runs in the opening match of a quadrangular One-Day series here on Sunday.

  • Ind v ZIM: Wounded India eye fightback against revived Zimbabwe

    Harare: Handed a rude shock in the opening game, the Indian youngsters will have to raise their game in the second Twenty20 International to stay afloat in the three-match series against minnows Zimbabwe, here tomorrow.

  • First T20I: India vs Zimbabwe mid-innings scoreboard

    Harare: India’s rookie bowlers were taken to cleaners by the seasoned Elton Chigumbura, who smashed an unbeaten 55 to help Zimbabwe reach a competitive 170 for six in the first Twenty20 International, here today. Chigumbura hit seven lusty sixes along with a boundary to give his team something to fight for with his 26-ball knock.

  • Second string India eye series win against Zimbabwe in second ODI

    Harare: A young Indian side, led by limited-overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, will aim to continue their momentum and seal an ODI series win when they take on Zimbabwe in the second game of the three-match series here at Harare Sports Club today.

  • Rampaging India take on listless Zimbabwe

    Harare : A resounding opening win setting the tone perfectly for them, the new-look Indian cricket team will look to continue in the same vein and take another step towards a potential whitewash of Zimbabwe when the two sides clash in the second cricket ODI here today. It was a clinical display by India as they outclassed Zimbabwe in all departments in a lop-sided opener of the three-ODI series and Mahendra Singh