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Indian captain Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya and Akshar Patel on the ground after the day-night test.
All-rounder Hardik Pandya and captain Virat Kohli enjoyed a lot of fun with Indian spinner Akshar Patel, who was the hero of victory in the day-night Test against England. After the match, Hardik interviewed Akshar. During this, Kohli jumped in the middle and said, ‘Babu (Akshar) Thaari Bowling Kamal Chhe’. After saying so, all three started laughing fiercely.
Immediately after this, Hardik said- ‘Virat is learning new Gujarati’. Actually, Akshar Patel is affectionately called Babu in the team. This video has been shared by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) via social media.
Akshar has the most 11 wickets in a day-night test
Team India defeated England by 10 wickets in the day-night test on Thursday. With this, India has taken a 2–1 lead in the 4-Test series. In the match, Akshar Patel took 6 wickets in the first innings and 5 wickets in the second innings. He has become the world’s first bowler to take 11 wickets in a day-night test.
Earlier, Australia’s Pat Cummins and West Indies’s Devendra Bishu have taken 10-10 wickets. Akshar has become the fourth bowler in the world to take 5 or more wickets in 3 consecutive innings. Akshar was adjudged Player of the Match for this outstanding performance.
People were talking different things when they were out of the team: Akshar
Hardik said that he is very happy and proud of Akshar’s return to the team. In the interview, Akshar said – ‘No test is easy. The reality is known when playing. When I was out of the team for 3 years, I worked a lot on my game. I was doing well in IPL and domestic cricket. People were talking different kinds of things. In the meantime, my family and friends have been very supportive.
Akshar said, ‘This is the second test of my career and the first test in Motera. In such a situation, playing between domestic fans is a great experience. Family and friends were also among the fans. It was also nice to cheer them up. ‘
Akshar took 45 wickets in ODIs and 9 wickets in T20
Akshar Patel has made his Test debut from the series against England. He played the first Test of his career in Chennai. Which took 7 wickets. Akshar’s second test was held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In this he took 11 wickets. Akshar has so far taken 45 wickets in 38 ODIs and 9 wickets in 11 T20s.