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For IPL 2023 (IPL 2023), the franchisees have made the players rich. In the auction for IPL 2023, Delhi Capitals bought five players. Delhi Capitals bought Mukesh Kumar as the most expensive player in the auction for five crore fifty lakh rupees. IPL Delhi Capitals seems to be getting a big blow. Because Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant has been badly injured in a car accident. It may take time for them to recover completely. If Pant is not fully fit by IPL 2023, Delhi Capitals have a player who will not let Pant’s absence be missed by doing wonders with his bat.
The player we are talking about is none other than the reliable player of Delhi Capitals, Axar Patel. For IPL 2023 (IPL 2023), Delhi Capitals have retained Akshar Patel for nine crore rupees. Akshar Patel has been playing IPL for the last five years from the Delhi Capitals team. Before IPL 2023, Akshar Patel is not only doing wonders with the ball, but has also shown his form by scoring runs with the bat. Due to which Delhi Capitals would have got a big relief. Because Delhi has suffered a big blow due to the injury of captain Rishabh Pant.
Axar Patel is currently playing three T20 matches against Sri Lanka. In the first match of the series, Akshar Patel performed well with the ball and bat. Akshar Patel bowled three overs in the first match of the series and spent 31 runs. He did not get any wicket in this match. But by bowling well in the last over, he played an important role in helping Team India win. Akshar Patel helped Team India reach the score of 162 runs by playing an unbeaten 31 runs in 20 balls. During this, three fours and a six came out of his bat.
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Axar Patel again did wonders with both the ball and the bat in the second match of the series. Although Team India could not win this match. But Akshar Patel won everyone’s hearts by performing brilliantly. Akshar Patel did wonders with the ball first. Akshar bowled four overs and took two wickets after spending 24 runs at an excellent economy rate of 6 runs per over. Then chasing a big target, played a stormy inning of 65 runs in 31 balls at a strike rate of more than 209. During this, three fours and 6 sixes came out of his bat. If Akshar Patel’s same rhythm remains intact in IPL 2023, then Delhi Capitals will lose their claim to become the champion.
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Akshar Patel’s performance in IPL has been like this
Talking about Axar Patel’s IPL career, Akshar Patel has scored 1135 runs in 122 matches of IPL. With this, he has taken 101 wickets in 121 innings of 122 matches. Akshar Patel has the best economy rate in IPL. Akshar Patel has an economical economy rate of 7.25. Akshar Patel’s four wickets have been the best performance in IPL by spending 21 runs.
First Published : 06 Jan 2023, 08:18:47 PM
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