Axar Rajeshbhai Patel also spelled as Akshar Patel, (born 20 January 1994) is an Indian cricketer. He plays as an all-rounder for the Gujarat cricket team. He is a left-hand batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He was signed up by the IPL franchise Mumbai Indians in 2013 and then by Kings XI Punjab in 2014 and then by Delhi Capitals in 2019. He made his ODI debut on 15 June 2014 against Bangladesh. He was selected in India’s 15-man squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand.

Axar Patel’s birth number is 20, 2+0= 2 which is ruled by the Moon. His destiny number is 2+0+0+1+1+9+9+4= 26, 2+6= 8 which is ruled by Saturn.

IPL Career

Kings XI Punjab in 2014. He had an impressive season with Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2014 with 17 wickets. He was rightly named the ‘Emerging Player of the Year’ for IPL 2014. For his performances in 2014, he was named in the Cricinfo IPL XI[circular reference] and the Cricinfo CLT20 XI.

He was retained by the Kings XI Punjab for the 2015 IPL season for his impressive performances in the previous edition. Batting lower down the order, he scored 206 runs for the Kings XI Punjab in 2015 in addition to taking wickets. On 1 May 2016, during a match against the Gujarat Lions, he took four wickets in five balls, including the first (and only) hat-trick of the 2016 IPL season, to pave the way for Kings XI Punjab’s 23-run win against table-toppers Gujarat Lions in Rajkot. He was retained by Kings XI Punjab for the 2018 season.

In December 2018, he was bought by the Delhi Capitals in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League.

International Career

After excellent performance in the 2014 IPL, Patel was rewarded with a place in the Indian ODI squad for the tour to Bangladesh and made his ODI debut in the first match of the series at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium and took 1/59 runs. He was part of India’s 15-man squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

He made his Twenty20 International debut for India against Zimbabwe on 17 July 2015. He was named as a stand-by player for India’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

In January 2021, Patel was named in India’s Test squad for their series against England.

Future of Axar Patel in 2021

Axar Patel is entering the 28th year of his life, 2+8= 10, 1+0= 1 which is ruled by the Sun.

Axar’s zodiac sign is Aquarius and is ruled by Saturn.

2, 1, 7 are the lucky numbers for Birth number 2.

This is a problem-solving year in which Axar can expect real, tangible results.

Hirav Shah’s Advice – “Take action, plan ahead, seize opportunities.”

Sports Astrologer Hirav Shah predicts, “Career-wise, Axar Patel’s graph will take a hike this year though he has to be consistent in his performance.

Wishing the talented cricketer of India, Axar Patel a very happy birthday.

Photo Credit

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