Samit Patel

  • James Anderson back in swing with five-for in County April 7, 2014

    London: James Anderson did his best to put a disappointing Ashes tour of Australia behind him by enjoying yet more success at Trent Bridge as he took five wickets on the first day of the 2014 County Championship season. England seamer Anderson, who has taken 49 wickets in seven Tests at...
  • Patel spins Nottinghamshire to final win after Hussey heroics September 21, 2013

    London: Samit Patel took three wickets after Australia's David Hussey starred with the bat in Nottinghamshire's 87-run win over Glamorgan in English county cricket's 40-over final at Lord's on Saturday. Left-arm spinner Patel, bidding for an England recall ahead of Monday's squad announcement for the tour of Australia, took three wickets...
  • Woakes replaces Bresnan in England Test January 24, 2013

    London: Warwickshire fast bowler Chris Woakes has earned his maiden call-up to England’s Test team as the selectors chose to assess Tim Bresnan’s elbow for the upcoming tour of New Zealand. Dropped from the 15-man squad named by the England selectors on Thursday was allrounder Samit Patel, who failed to...
  • England high on confidence, says Samit Patel January 13, 2013

    Kochi: The win in the first ODI against India at Rajkot after back-to-back defeats in the practice matches is a great start for England in the five-match series, said visiting allrounder Samit Patel. "It is a great start, especially after we lost the two-warm-up games. We just have to stick to...
  • Parenthood set to send Bell home after first Test November 7, 2012

    Ahmedabad: England’s Ian Bell is set to miss the second Test against India in Mumbai from November 23-27 in order to be present for the birth of his first child. The 30-year-old batsman is expected to fly home after the first Test against India here to be with his...
  • Mum A v Eng XI, Day 2: as it happened November 4, 2012

    Mumbai A 232 for 4 in 80.4 overs: Hiken Shah's unbeaten 84 and Cheteshwar Pujara's 87 guided Mumbai A to 232 at the loss of four wickets, as the home team trails England XI by 113 runs. For England, Anderson, Onions, Panesar and Root picked up one wicket each. Mumbai A...
  • Mum A v Eng XI, Day 1: as it happened November 3, 2012

    England XI innings, day one England XI 338 for 6 in 84.1 overs That is stumps on day one. A solid fightback through Eoin Morgan (76), Jonny Bairstow (118) and Samit Patel (59*) after Mumbai A had the England XI at 66 for 4 at lunch. England's team management has a...
  • Ind A-Eng XI warm-up: Yuvraj stars in drawn tie November 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Comeback man Yuvraj Singh excelled with his maiden five-wicket haul in first class cricket as England's warm-up game against India 'A' ended in a tame draw at the Brabourne Stadium on Thursday. The 30-year-old grabbed five for 94, improving upon his previous best of three for 25, as India 'A'...
  • Ind A-Eng XI warm-up: As it happened November 1, 2012

    India A Innings (day three) India A 124 for 4 in 40 overs: Match drawn. Suresh Raina remained not out at 19. But Yuvraj has won the battle within with his half century backed by a five-wicket haul. Manoj Tiwary too hasn't done much harm to his chances with his 93....
  • Sri Lanka a surprise entry into semi-final: Manjrekar October 2, 2012

    After defeating England in their last Super Eight match, Sri Lanka become the first team to book a semi-final berth in World T20. ...
  • World T20: Sri Lanka beat England by 19 runs October 1, 2012

    Pallekele: Fast bowler Lasith Malinga grabbed career-best 5 for 31 as Sri Lanka knocked out defending champion England from World Twenty20 with a 19-run win in the Super Eights on Monday. Malinga dismissed Luke Wright (12), Jonny Bairstow (2) and Alex Hales (3) in his first over and then removed Jos...
  • Morgan to captain England Lions squad July 27, 2012

    Eoin Morgan was on Friday named captain of the England Lions squad for two four-day games against Australia A next month. The 25-year-old is one of the four players with Test caps - along with Yorkshire batsman Jonny Bairstow, Nottinghamshire allrounder Samit Patel and Kent offspinner James Tredwell - included...
  • Eng release Bairstow, Patel from Aus ODIs June 29, 2012

    London: England have released, temporarily, both Jonathan Bairstow and Samit Patel from their one-day squad for the series with Australia so the duo can play Twenty20 cricket for their counties on Friday. Allrounder Patel will feature for Nottinghamshire in their match at home to Durham, while batsman Bairstow returns to...
  • SL progress to 289/8 at stumps on Day 1 March 28, 2012

    Galle: Captain Mahela Jayawardene hit a fighting 168 not out to rescue Sri Lanka from trouble and lead it to 289 for eight wickets at stumps on the opening day of the first cricket Test against England on Monday. Jayawardene hit 20 boundaries and three sixes in 289 balls in what...
  • England win second tour match in Sri Lanka March 22, 2012

    Colombo: England displayed their batting prowess ahead of next week's Test series in Sri Lanka by winning the final practice match with an astonishing run-chase on Thursday. The tourists surpassed a stiff target of 359 from 64 overs with four wickets and 20 balls to spare against a Sri Lanka Development...
  • Samit Patel eyes Test spot in Sri Lanka March 23, 2012

    Colombo:: Samit Patel said on Monday he was hopeful his all-round talents would help him win a Test cap for England during the upcoming series against Sri Lanka. The 27-year-old Nottinghamshire player will vie with Ravi Bopara for the batting spot left vacant after the exclusion of Eoin Morgan for the...
  • 'England eyeing Pakistan whitewash' February 14, 2012

    Abu Dhabi: England all-rounder Samit Patel warned Tuesday that his side was gunning for revenge in the one-day series against Pakistan after the 3-0 Test whitewash. England rebounded from their humiliating Test showing with a comprehensive 130-run victory in the first day-night international here on Monday. "We're looking to absolutely nail this...