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Akshar Patel/Axar Patel Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Axar Patel

Bio
Real NameAkshar Rajeshbhai Patel
Real NameAkku
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurement (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
International DebutODI- 15 June 2014 against Bangladesh at Dhaka
Test- N/A
T20 - 17 July 2015 against Zimbabwe at Harare
Jersey Number#20 (India)
#20 (IPL)
Domestic/State TeamGujarat, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians
Nature on fieldAggressive
Records/Achievements (main ones)• He was named the BCCI Under-19 cricketer of the year for the 2012-13 domestic season.
• Took a hat-trick for Kings XI Punjab against Gujarat Lions in IPL 9 (2016) by dismissing Dinesh Karthik, Dwayne Bravo, and Ravindra Jadeja.
Career Turning PointHis impressive performance for Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2014, after which he earned a place in the Indian ODI squad.
ControversiesN/A
Personal Life
Date of Birth20 January 1994
Age (as in 2017)23 Years
Birth PlaceAnand, Gujarat, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius
NationalityIndian
HometownNadiad, Gujarat, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeDharmsinh Desai University, Nadiad, Gujarat
Educational QualificationEngineering Dropout
FamilyFather- Rajesh Patel
Mother- Pritiben Patel
Brother- Sanship Patel (Elder)
Sister- Shivangi Patel (Elder)
Axar Patel with his family
Coach/MentorDinesh Nanavati, V Venkatram, Mukund Parmar
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesSwimming
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Yuvraj Singh
Bowler: Harbhajan Singh
Favorite ActorRanveer Singh
Favorite ActressDeepika Padukone
Favorite SingerYo Yo Honey Singh
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseN/A
Money Factor
Salary (as in 2017)RETAINER FEE: 50 lakh (INR)
TEST FEE: 15 lakh (INR)
ODI FEE: 6 lakh (INR)
T20 FEE: 3 lakh (INR)

Axar Patel

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Axar Patel

  • Does Axar Patel smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Axar Patel drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Axar never wanted to be a cricketer, instead, he wanted to be a mechanical engineer.
  • When he was 15 years old, his friend Dhiren Kansara first noticed his cricketing talent and suggested him to play an inter-school tournament.
  • His first name’s spelling was “Akshar”, but because of is school principal’s mistake he spelt it as “Axar” in the school leaving certificate, and since then he has been using this name.
  • As he wasn’t strong enough at the beginning of his cricketing career, he father was a bit worried about how he’s going to cope-up with the physical demand of the game. So, his father enrolled him in a gym.
  • He started playing cricket as a batsman, but later, became a bowler to increase his chance to play for India.
  • In 2010, he met with an accident just after he was selected for the Gujarat U-19 team. He injured his leg at home during the Diwali break, after which he was ruled out for the entire season. During this period, he thought to quit cricket, but his grandmother’s will to see him playing on TV inspired him to make a comeback.
  • In his debut Ranji Trophy season of 2012, he played only one match, but he had an exceptional 2013-14 Ranji Trophy season as he was amongst the most consistent players for Gujarat as he made 369 runs at an average of 46.12 and took 29 wickets at an economy rate of 23.58 in 7 matches.
  • He was awarded “BCCI Under-19 cricketer of the Year” in 2014.
  • He didn’t get the chance to play even a single game in his debut IPL season (IPL-6, 2013), but did not get a game, but his success in the 2013 Ranji Trophy season earned him a spot in the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) squad. He had an exceptional season with his debut season with Kings XI Punjab (IPL-7, 2014) as he took 16 wickets at an economy rate of 6.22.
  • He was awarded “Emerging Player of the Tournament” in IPL7.
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