Munaf Patel: News

Born on July 12, 1983, Munaf Patel is a former Indian right-arm medium-fast bowler who played for the Indian cricket team and in the Indian Premier League. He represented West Zone, Gujarat, Mumbai cricket team, and Maharashtra cricket team in domestic cricket. He made his international Test debut in 2006 against England. Between 2006 and 2011, he played 13 Test matches and maintained a bowling average of 38.54. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut and T20 International (T20I) debut in 2011. Patel has played 86 international matches throughout his career and has maintained a bowling average of 32.30. He made his IPL debut in 2008 with Rajasthan Royals and played for the team for 2009 and 2010 editions of the IPL as well. In 2011, he was bought by Mumbai Indians, and the team retained him till the 2013 edition of the IPL. In 2017 he was bought by Gujarat Lions. He has played 63 matches in the IPL and has maintained a bowling average of 22.95. Patel announced his retirement from all formats of cricket in 2018. However, he participated in the Lanka Premier League in December 2020.

19 Nov 2020

Irfan Pathan

Chris Gayle pulls out of Lanka Premier League

Swashbuckling T20 stalwart Chris Gayle has pulled out of the inaugural Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2020 season.

LPL 2020: After Irfan Pathan, Munaf Patel joins Kandy Tuskers

Former Indian fast bowler Munaf Patel has signed up for the Kandy Tuskers in the Lanka Premier League.

DC overcome SRH in Qualifier 2, enter maiden IPL final

Delhi Capitals beat an in-form Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Qualifier 2 to enter their maiden final in the cash-rich tournament.

DC overcome RCB in IPL 2020: Records broken

Delhi Capitals moved back to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 table after a fascinating victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore in match number 19.

Munaf Patel among overseas players for Lanka Premier League auction

The player auction for the inaugural Lanka Premier League edition is set to be held on October 1.

Indian Premier League: Records Rajasthan Royals can script this season

Rajasthan Royals need to find a way to enhance their reputation in the upcoming 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), starting September 19 in the UAE.

07 Mar 2020

Navi Mumbai

Road Safety World Series: Sachin Tendulkar returns to the Wankhede

The crowd at Wankhede will once again reverberate with nostalgic chants as Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar returns to action at his home ground.

18 Feb 2020

Navi Mumbai

Road Safety World Series: Cricketers set to play for India

A star-studded India Legends team has been finalized for the upcoming Road Safety World Series.

14 Dec 2019


India-West Indies 1st ODI: Records that can be scripted

After a 2-1 victory in the T20I series, Team India will be aiming to complete the double over West Indies in the upcoming ODIs, starting December 15.

01 Jul 2019


Reliving the top ODI clashes between India and Bangladesh

Two-time champions India are all set to take on Bangladesh in the ICC World Cup 2019 on Tuesday.

26 Apr 2019


IPL 2019: MI beat CSK, here are the records broken

Mumbai Indians beat leaders Chennai Super Kings in match number 44 of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

1 6Mar 2019


Is India's 2019 squad better than World Cup-winning 2011 team?

In 2011 edition of the ICC World Cup, India under former skipper MS Dhoni scripted a fairytale by lifting the trophy after 28 years.

10 Nov 2018


Former Indian pacer Munaf Patel retires from all formats

Former Indian pace bowler Munaf Patel has called it a day on his career that spanned over 15 years.

18 Aug 2018

Virat Kohli

Where are the players who featured in Kohli's debut ODI?

On this day, in 2008, Virat Kohli made his debut for the Indian side in an ODI against Sri Lanka.

IPL 2018: KKR thrash Kings XI by 31 runs

Kolkata Knight Riders secured a 31 run victory over Kings XI Punjab to go level on points with their opponents.

16 Feb 2018

Virat Kohli

#MatchInNumbers: India thrash South Africa to clinch series 5-1

India are flying high as they defeated South Africa by 8 wickets in 6th ODI at Centurion to clinch the series 5-1.

27 Dec 2017


Sri Lankan super fan is Kohli's special guest

Indian captain Virat Kohli tied the knot with his long time partner Anushka Sharma on December 11th.

Mistaken identity costs player an IPL berth

Harpreet Singh Bhatia, an in-form Madhya Pradesh batsman had to lose a Indian Premier League berth after his name was mixed up by the media with Mumbai based bowler, Harmeet Singh, who was arrested for driving his car on the platform of Andheri railway station.

History created: SRH bag first Afghani player of the IPL

Sunrisers Hyderabad created history by bagging the first cricketer from Afghanistan in the Indian Premier League. They bought Rashid Khan for a whopping Rs. 4 crore; his base price was Rs. 50 lakh.

Ben Stokes becomes most expensive overseas player at IPL

England all-rounder Ben Stokes became the most expensive overseas players in the history of Indian Premier League after he was sold for Rs. 14.5 crore from a base price of Rs. 2 crore. He also became the second highest buy ever in IPL.