Tag: Axar Patel


‘Some were skidding, some were holding’: Hurt Axar Patel slams fielders for dropping catches | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) showcased exceptional bowling and fielding prowess as they secured a commanding 47-run victory over Delhi Capitals, keeping their IPL playoff aspirations alive on Sunday.Despite posting a modest total of 187 for 9, buoyed by a fiery half-century from the in-form Rajat Patidar, RCB's bowling attack dismantled the lackluster DC lineup, dismissing them for just 140 runs in 19.1 overs.Patidar's brisk 52 off 32 deliveries, coupled with Will Jacks' composed 41 off 28 balls, laid a solid foundation with an 88-run partnership for the third wicket in less than nine overs.However, Yash Dayal (3/20) and Cameron Green (1/19) displayed remarkable precision with their lengths, stifling the Delhi batters. With the exception of Axar Patel's valiant 57 off 39...

IPL 2024: Delhi Capitals lose Rishabh Pant for crucial game against RCB | Cricket News – Times of India

Skipper suspended for slow over-rate; Axar to lead vs RCBBENGALURU: Just when Delhi Capitals had given themselves a chance in the race to the playoffs, comes a body blow in the shape of a one-match ban for skipper Rishabh Pant. Placed fifth on the table, the 20-run win against Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday came at a hefty price for Capitals. While the financial implication for a slow over-rate is hardly a rap on the knuckles, missing Pant in Sunday's crucial match against RCB could cause damage to the Capitals' prospects.IPL ORANGE CAP | IPL PURPLE CAP | IPL POINTS TABLE"I think not having our leading run scorer is a loss, but it's also a great challenge for everybody else," said DC's head coach Ricky Ponting.The wicketkeeper-batter, who is on a comeback trail following a long lay-off, is...

Amid Rishabh Pant’s ban, this star all-rounder to lead Delhi Capitals vs RCB | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Delhi Capitals faced a major setback on Saturday as their skipper and keeper-batter Rishabh Pant will miss the upcoming clash against Royal Challengers Bengaluru in IPL 2024 due to a one-match suspension for their third slow over-rate in the tournament.According to an announcement by the IPL, DC were penalized for their slow-over rate during their 21-run victory over Rajasthan Royals at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on May 7.In Pant's absence, the reins will be taken up by star all-rounder Axar Patel when they face Royal Challengers Bengaluru at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday.Addressing the pre-match press conference on Saturday, the Delhi Capitals' Head Coach Ricky Ponting said, "He (Axar) has been Vice-Captain at this franchise for the last couple of seasons. A very experie...

Pant’s absence is a loss, but Axar geared up to lead DC: Ricky Ponting | – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting on Saturday announced that Axar Patel will captain the team in place of Rishabh Pant, whose absence he described as a significant "loss".Pant, the regular captain of the Capitals, received a one-match suspension for maintaining a slow over-rate for the third time in this IPL season. Additionally, Pant was fined Rs 30 lakh for a Code of Conduct breach during DC's victory over Rajasthan Royals on May 7 in New Delhi."Axar Patel will be our captain for tomorrow. He's obviously been vice-captain for the last couple of seasons."He is a very experienced IPL and international player, understands the game really well. He's really excited about it and is always involved and in tune with the game," said Ponting in the pre-match press meet.Ponting ...

‘India picking 4 spinners for T20 World Cup not…’: Courtney Walsh | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: West Indies pace legend Courtney Walsh expressed no surprise at India's strategic move to include four spinners in their T20 World Cup squad, citing it as a strategic alignment with their strengths.India's selectors recently announced the inclusion of Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, and Ravindra Jadeja in their 15-man squad for the prestigious event, scheduled to commence on June 1 in the USA and West Indies."India picking four spinners I'm not surprised... it seems to be their strength," Walsh told PTI on the sidelines of the launch of the Big Cricket League."West Indies have picked three spinners. It's going to be different conditions and everybody has to balance the team," Walsh added.India's skipper Rohit Sharma recently revealed his preference for having fou...