Akshar Patel Test Record: Team India all-rounder Akshar Patel scored a double success in the Ahmedabad Test against Australia. Earlier in this match he played a wonderful innings with 79 runs. During this time, Akshar also completed 500 runs in Test cricket. Apart from this, as soon as he took wickets in Australia’s innings, he joined the list of some special cricketers. If we look at the record of the last 12 matches of some selected cricketers around the world, Akshar Patel became the fifth cricketer to take 50 wickets and 500 runs in Tests.
The fifth cricketer in the world
Akshar Patel became the fifth cricketer to score 500 or more runs and take 50 wickets in 12 Test matches. Australia’s Jack Gregory’s name tops the list. He not only scored 744 runs in 12 Tests but also took 57 wickets. South Africa’s Aubrey Faulkner is second in this list. He not only scored 682 runs in 12 Tests but also took 52 wickets. Indian player R Ashwin’s name is also included in this list. He not only scored 596 runs in 12 Tests but also took 63 wickets. Former England cricketer Ian Botham scored 549 runs and took 70 wickets in 12 Tests. Meanwhile, Akshar Patel scored 513 runs and took 50 wickets in 12 Tests.
India’s first bowler
Akshar Patel is the first left-arm spinner in the Indian team to take 50 test wickets for India. Akshar made his Test debut against England in Chennai in 2021. From then till now, if there are few occasions left.. he has been continuously in the Indian Test team. Akshar played 12 Tests for India. He has represented the Indian team in all formats. Akshar Patel has played 12 Tests, 49 ODIs and 40 T20Is for Team India so far.