Slow left-armer Doshi was called upon by Surrey in 2004 to replace injured spinner Saqlain Mushtaq and Ian Salisbury.
He made a considerable impact in his first season on a team who had relied heavily on spin in recent years, taking 33 wickets at an average of 26 in first-class cricket, which included figures of 7-110 against Sussex.
His performances saw him win a four-year contract until 2008, and he was also selected to play for Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy in 2005/06.
Doshi claimed 50 wickets to help Surrey to the LV County Championship Second Division title in 2006, but he earned greater recognition for his displays in the Twenty20 Cup, with his 21 victims coming at a cost of just 11 apiece.
Opportunities at the Brit Oval became harder to come by following Surrey’s decision to sign Chris Schofield, and Doshi broke his contract by leaving midway through the 2007 season, during which he made only five championship appearances.
He signed for Warwickshire for the remainder of the season, but his failure to obtain written permission from Surrey prevented the move going through.
He did not play again that season and joined a growing list of players heading to Derbyshire ahead of the 2008 campaign.
However, he endured a miserable season at Derbyshire, taking just eight wickets at 80 apiece in seven championship matches before the county agreed to release him from his contract in early September.