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Jeetan Patel

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Full Name: Jeetan Shashi Patel
Born: May 7 1980 , Wellington, New Zealand
Country: New Zealand
County: Warwickshire
Other teams: Wellington
Test debut: South Africa v New Zealand, Cape Town, Apr 27-May 1 2006
ODI debut: Zimbabwe v New Zealand, Harare, Aug 31 2005
T20 debut: South Africa v New Zealand, Johannesburg, Oct 21 2005
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Offbreak


The Wellington-born off-spinner has forged a second home at Edgbaston where he has enjoyed considerable success since his first season in 2009. Patel helped the Bears to the 2012 LV= County Championship title and was then again a cornerstone of their first-ever Twenty20 success two years later. During that 2014 summer he claimed 107 wickets in all formats and won the FTI Most Valuable Player award in England. Those performances prompted New Zealand to ask him to return to the international fold, ahead of the 2015 World Cup, but he turned down the chance to concentrate on his Warwicks...

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