Full Name: Jeetan Shashi Patel
Born: May 7, 1980, Wellington, New Zealand
Other Teams: New Zealand
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right Arm Offbreak
Took 5-45 on his debut for Wellington in 2000 and is a useful addition to bowling at the death in limited-overs cricket. Made his international debut in 2005 against Zimbabwe and has provided a good second-string spin option to Daniel Vettori. He has played in 11 one-day internationals and made his Test debut against South Africa in 2006, taking three wickets and making a quickfire 27 off 31 balls in New Zealand's first innings.