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Axar Patel's Brilliant Show Moves Ahead of Jasprit Bumrah and Yuzvendra Chahal in 5th T20I

  • Posted on December 4, 2023
  • Sports

Axar Patel's stellar performance in the recent T20I series against Australia has rewritten records. He clinched back-to-back Player of the Match awards, surpassing Indian bowling legends, including Bumrah and Chahal. Patel's all-round prowess elevated him to the top among India's T20I bowling performers.

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Axar Patel's recent exploits in the T20I series against Australia have not just showcased his talent but have also rewritten records in Indian cricket. His exceptional performance in the last two matches of the five-game series against Australia demonstrated his prowess, leaving an indelible mark on the game.

Known for his consistency in white-ball cricket, Patel's standout performances earned him consecutive Player of the Match awards in the fourth and fifth T20Is. This accomplishment extended his tally to an impressive five awards in the shortest format of the game, elevating his stature among India's top T20I performers.

Surpassing formidable names like Jasprit Bumrah and Yuzvendra Chahal, Patel emerged as the bowler with the most Player of the Match awards in T20Is for India. Previously locked at four awards alongside other accomplished bowlers, Patel swiftly climbed to the top spot in just two matches against Australia.

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In the fourth T20I encounter, Patel's exceptional figures of 3/16 played a pivotal role in India's successful defense of 174 runs. His fifth T20I performance was equally impactful, contributing with both bat and ball. He wielded his bat skillfully to score a quick 31 off 21 deliveries and then showcased his bowling finesse by conceding a mere 14 runs in his four overs, culminating the series with six crucial wickets to his name.

This remarkable surge places Patel in a league of his own among India's T20I bowling performers. His rapid ascent, overtaking esteemed contemporaries, reflects not only his individual brilliance but also underscores his invaluable contributions to India's T20I successes.

Axar Patel's exceptional skills and pivotal role in the recent series against Australia mark a significant milestone in Indian cricket, highlighting his ascendancy as a key player in the country's cricketing landscape. His consistent performances and ability to deliver under pressure have established him as a linchpin in India's T20I endeavors, setting a new standard for bowling excellence.

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