(Last Updated on : 08/06/2015)
Harshal Vikram Patel is an Indian first class cricketer hailing from Gujarat
. He is an Indian first class batsman.
Early Life of Harshal Vikram Patel
Harshal Vikram Patel was born on 23rd November 1990 in Sanand region of Gujarat. He is an Indian first-class cricketer. The family of Harshal Vikram Patel had planned to move to USA, but his coach Tarak Trivedi saw to it that he stayed on in India for the sake of his cricket.
Career is Harshal Vikram Patel
Harshal Vikram Patel is a right-arm seamer with a big out-swinger. Harshal Patel took 23 wickets at an impressive average of 11 in the 2008-09 Under-19 Vinoo Mankad Trophy. Harshal Vikram Patel later made his one-day debut for Gujarat in 2009-10.
Career of Harshal Vikram Patel in U 19 Cricket Team
Harshal Vikram Patel was named in the U-19 squad for the 2010 World Cup in New Zealand.
Career of Harshal Vikram Patel in Indian Premier League
Harshal Vikram Patel was among three players from that squad to bag an Indian Premier League contract, with Mumbai Indians. He was thus awarded an IPL contract by Royal Challengers Bangalore
Career of Harshal Vikram Patel in Domestic Cricket
Harshal Vikram Patel is ignored by the Gujarat selectors for the first-class side. Then Harshal Vikram Patel moved to Haryana
and made an immediate impact in his debut Ranji Trophy
season in 2011-12, running through Karnataka and Rajasthan with consecutive eight-fours in the quarter-final and semi-final. He has been given a Royal Challengers Bangalore contract in the 2012 Indian Premier League
Harshal Vikram Patel in Haryana Team
Harshal Vikram Patel debuted immediately against Delhi and then finally rose to fame when he took a brilliant five-for in a flat batting track in Bangalore. He backed up an incisive opening spell and wrapping up the tail by taking 3/9 in last 4.5 overs. He followed up that performance by taking a brilliant eight wickets for just 34 runs in the next game against defending champions Rajasthan
. The opponents were bowled out for 89 and the day finished even with Haryana at 84/8. He thus became the first Haryana player since 1991 to catch the selectorial eyes with his performances.