Jeetan Patel

  • New Zealand offspinner Mark Craig backs himself against Chris Gayle May 23, 2014

    New Zealand's rookie offspinner Mark Craig said he was not intimidated by the prospect of bowling at aggressive West Indies opener Chris Gayle in the upcoming series between the two countries. The 27yearold was one of two uncapped players named in New Zealand's 15man squad for the threeTest tour of the...
  • 2nd Test: Kohli, Dhoni seal five-wicket win September 3, 2012

    Bangalore: India defeated New Zealand by five wickets in the second Test in Bangalore to win the two-Test series 2-0, with Man-of-the-Match Virat Kohli the architect of victory on day four with an unbeaten 51 to follow his first-innings century. Chasing 261, India were tottering at 166 for 5 at...
  • We know how to fight, says Jeetan Patel August 24, 2012

    Hyderabad: Their first innings is in disarray after losing five batsmen but New Zealand spinner Jeetan Patel says they know the art of "fight" and hoped of making a comeback in the first Test against India. New Zealand are trailing India by 332 runs and saving the follow-on would be a...
  • Injured Vettori out of NZ tour of India August 7, 2012

    Wellington, New Zealand: A groin injury has ruled veteran left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori out of the New Zealand cricket team to play two tests in India later this month. Offspinner Jeetan Patel was included in Vettori's place and may make his first test appearance since playing against Zimbabwe late last year. Australian-born...