New Delhi. Akshar Patel had performed amazingly with the bat in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. He was successful in scoring more than 50 for the most 3 times against Australia. Left-arm spinner Akshar Patel got a chance in the ODI series on Sunday. Here also he performed brilliantly and did not get out till the end. Although the Indian batsmen could not show any game. In the match being played in Visakhapatnam, the Indian team got all out by scoring 117 runs in 26 overs while playing first. The Indian team is now 1-0 ahead in the 3-match series. He won by 5 wickets in Mumbai. Now the Kangaroo team would like to equalize the series.
Akshar Patel remained unbeaten after scoring 29 runs in 29 balls in the second ODI. He hit a four and 2 sixes. Left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc took the maximum 5 wickets in the match, but Akshar hit him for 2 consecutive sixes. Akshar hit a straight six on the first ball of the 26th over. Then hit a six over fine leg on the second ball. However, Mohammad Siraj got out on the last ball and the Indian innings was reduced to just 117 runs.
Kohli scored maximum 31 runs
Talking about Indian innings, Virat Kohli scored maximum 31 runs. Ravindra Jadeja scored 16 and Rohit Sharma scored 13 runs. Other 7 players could not reach double figures. Fast bowler Sean Abbott got 3 and Nathan Ellis got 2 wickets. Talking about the Test series before this, Akshar Patel came out to bat against Australia in 5 innings and did not get out twice.
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Akshar Patel scored 264 runs at an average of 88. Scored 3 half-centuries. Played a big inning of 84 runs. However, he missed out on scoring the first century of his Test career. He also took 3 wickets in the Test series. It is known that Akshar has also got the reward for his good performance. IPL team Delhi Capitals has made him the vice-captain of the team for the new season.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 19, 2023, 16:46 IST