Munaf Patel

  • Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra, Baroda in a doordie match December 21, 2013

    Rajkot: Saurashtra and Baroda will lock horns in a crucial Ranji Trophy Group B match here from Sunday at the Saurashtra Cricket Association's stadium here. Both the teams need an outright win to keep the hopes of entering the knockout stage but Saurashtra will have the home advantage. Saurashtra, who drew...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Baroda dismiss Services for 191 on Day 1 December 14, 2013

    Vadodara: India discards Munaf Patel and Yusuf Pathan shared seven wickets between them as Baroda dismissed Services for 191 in their first innings and then reached 62 for no loss at stumps on the opening day of their Group B Ranji Trophy match at Reliance Stadium. Seamer Patel (4 for...
  • Mohammad Shami records India's best fastbowling debut November 8, 2013

    It's difficult to recall when, if ever, did an Indian pacer bowled with the kind of fire Mohammad Shami breathed at the Eden Gardens on Friday. It not only decimated the West Indies, earned India an innings win inside three days and gifted Sachin Tendulkar a win in his 199th...
  • Selecting playing eleven is the hardest thing to do: Wright April 16, 2013

    Jaipur: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright Tuesday said that his IPL side has plenty of talented players and selecting the playing eleven sometimes becomes the hardest thing. "We have so many talented players like Glen Maxwell, Yuzvendra Chahal, Nathan Nile, Dwayne Smith and even an experienced bowler Munaf Patel could...
  • Munaf patel to play for West Zone in Deodhar Trophy February 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Baroda pacer Munaf Patel has been selected in the West Zone squad led by Parthiv Patel for the upcoming Deodhar Trophy interzonal oneday tournament to be held in Guwahati from March 1013. West, have got a bye into the semifinal on March 12 and would take on the winners of...
  • Irfan Pathan in Baroda squad for Vijay Hazare Trophy February 13, 2013

    Vadodara: Allrounder Irfan Pathan will be playing for Baroda in the Vijay Hazare Trophy after recovering from a knee injury. Munaf Patel has also been named in the 16member squad, which will be captained by middleorder batsman and Irfan's brother, Yusuf Pathan. Baroda, who were knocked out of the Ranji Trophy...
  • Indian bowlers have no strength: Ganguly August 10, 2012

    Kolkata: Coming down heavily on the current crop of Indian pacers, former captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday said that they lacked the "attitude" and "strength" to bowl fast. "Our bowlers have no strength. When Munaf Patel, Zaheer Khan arrived they had a lot of pace but gradually they dropped down. It's...
  • It was like a Test, Karthik slams Wankhede pitch May 10, 2012

    Mumbai: The pitch at the Wankhede Stadium for the current IPL edition came under the scanner once again when Mumbai Indians wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik compared the conditions to a Test match after his side slumped to a nine-wicket defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday. "There was a lot in...
  • Munaf fined for making offensive gestures April 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians pace bowler Munaf Patel was on Sunday fined 50 per cent of his match fee for making offensive gestures to opposition players in his side's Indian Premier League match against Kings XI Punjab here. In the third over of the Punjab innings, Munaf was seen to be resorting...
  • Munaf fined, Bhajji warned for showing dissent April 10, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: Mumbai Indians player Munaf Patel was on Tuesday fined 25 per cent of his match fee and his captain Harbhajan Singh handed a warning for breach of the IPL Code of Conduct for having a heated and prolonged argument with the umpires during their side's match against Deccan Chargers...
  • MI, DC move on from umpiring error controversy April 10, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: Both Mumbai Indians and Deccan Chargers captains said that there was no bad blood among the players after the controversial dismissal of home side skipper Kumar Sangakkara in their IPL 5 match on Monday. Rohit Sharma struck a six off the final ball of the match as the Deccan...
  • Cricketainment: Mumbai win despite poor game April 9, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts discuss Mumbai Indians' thrilling win against Deccan Chargers in Game 9 on Monday. ...
  • The best ODI bowling of 2011 January 1, 2012

    From subtle changes of pace to slinging yorkers and bamboozling spin, we pick ten stellar bowling performances of the year. Tim Southee – 5 for 33, 1st ODI, Wellington On a drop-in pitch at the Westpac Stadium, Tim Southee took 5 for 33 to rip through a Pakistan line-up whose techniques...