Left-handed spinner Axar Patel will become India’s 302nd cricket test, making his debut against England in the second test match in Chennai. Patel received his first test hat from a captain They grow kohli.
Patel was on the line to make his debut in the 1st test, but suffered an injury on the eve of the game. Shahbaz Nadeem replaced Patel in the game.
Gujarat’s spinner has represented India in 38 ODIs and 11 T20Is, making his last international appearance three years ago against South Africa in the shortest format of the game.
In the absence of a rotating multifunctional rotating selection Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel has been hired as a replacement for the Test series. Earlier this week, Jadeja was excluded from the rest of the series with an injury.
Patel made 39 first-class appearances, taking 139 wickets, scoring 1,665 runs at an average of 35.42. Patel represents Gujarat in the Indian inner circle.
The left-handed spinner received his first test hat from Indian skipper Virat Koli.
India faced 227 runs in the initial test of the series in Chennai and will strive to make a strong comeback to keep their hopes alive for a place in the World Cup final.