The veteran of Indian cricket has been entrusted with the responsibility of the Indian Premier League franchise in the season commencing on 9 April.
Parthiv Patel announced his retirement in December last year.
Before the start of the current season of the Indian Premier League, three stars of Indian cricket have announced their retirement from international cricket this year. These include all-rounder Yusuf Pathan, pacer R.K. The names of Vinay Kumar and wicketkeeper batsman Naman Ojha are included. But the wicket-keeper batsman we are going to talk about, he retired last year, that is, in December 2020. And now, by joining with the IPL’s most successful team Mumbai Indians, they are looking towards giving them a record sixth title. Parthiv Patel is the name of this ardent wicketkeeper who created history at a very young age.
Parthiv Patel was a part of Royal Challengers Bangalore team, captained by Virat Kohli in the last season of IPL. But in December after the 13th season of IPL played in the United Arab Emirates, he announced his retirement from international cricket. After this, Parthiv joined Mumbai Indians, the most successful team in IPL history. That too as a talent scout. Now his intention is to make Mumbai a significant contribution in winning the prestigious IPL Trophy for a record sixth time. How successful the earth will be in its purpose, this time will tell.
Parthiv Patel, after his retirement, strongly criticized Virat Kohli on the issue of Kaptani. He said that Virat Kohli is not a good captain compared to Rohit Sharma.
Parthiv Patel’s career profile
Parthiv made his debut as a wicket-keeper batsman in the year 2002. At that time his age was 17 years and 153 days and he became India’s youngest wicketkeeper in the test format. Parthiv, who has played 25 Tests, 38 ODIs and two T20 matches for India, has scored 934 in Tests, 736 in ODIs and 36 runs in T20s. At the same time, in 194 first class matches, his name has registered 11240 runs at an average of 43.39. Apart from RCB, he has played for Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL. In 139 IPL matches, he scored 2848 runs at an average of 22.60. He hit 13 half-centuries. He has taken a total of 85 victims in the IPL behind the wicket. These include 69 catches and 16 stumps.
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