Mumbai born New Zealand Left arm spinner ‘Ajaz Patel’ became the 3rd bowler in the history of international test cricket to take 10 wickets in an innings. The Kiwi bowler accomplished this milestone by taking the wickets of all 10 Indian batsman on 4 December 2021 during the 2nd test match between India vs New Zealand at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Jim Laker and Anil Kumble were the only 2 bowlers who achieved this milestone in International test cricket and now Ajaz has joined that elite club.
Ajaz Patel Wiki Info
Ajaz Yunus Patel was born on 21 October 1988 at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is a New Zealand cricketer who plays for Central Districts in domestic cricket. Ajaz made his international debut for the New Zealand cricket team in October 2018. The following month, he made his Test debut for New Zealand, taking five wickets in the second innings.
Ajaz Patel emigrated with his family from Mumbai when he was eight years old, and was formerly a left-arm seam bowler. In May 2020, New Zealand Cricket awarded him with a central contract, ahead of the 2020–21 season.
Ajaz Patel Test Career Stats (Till 4 Dec 2021)
As of 4 Dec 2021, Ajaz Patel has taken 29 wickets in 11 international test matches which comprised of an amazing 10 wicket haul and he has scored 80 runs in the 11 test matches he has played for the New Zealand cricket team.
Ajaz Patel T20 Career Stats (Till 4 Dec 2021)
As of 4 Dec 2021, Ajaz Patel has taken 7 wickets in 7 international T20 matches and he has scored only 11 runs in those 7 T20i matches he has played for New Zealand cricket team with a top score of 4 runs.
Ajaz Patel Biography
- Full Name – Ajaz Yunus Patel
- Birthplace – Mumbai, India
- Currently Living in – New Zealand
- Occupation – Cricketer
- Age – 33 Years (As of 2021)
- Relationship Status – Married
- Wife Name – Nilofer Patel