Parthiv, 35, has featured in 25 Tests, 38 ODIs and a few T20Is for India. In-home cricket, he featured in 194 first-class matches for Gujarat.
Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel
He broke into the Indian group in 2002, changing into the youngest wicketkeeper in Tests, after making his debut at 17 years and 153 days. Whereas he had a good begin to his profession, Patel lost his place in 2004 with the emergence of Dinesh Karthik and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
He made his Test debut two years and two months earlier than he figured in his first Ranji Trophy match in November 2004 in Ahmedabad.
“I bear in mind the match vividly. We should always have received that match towards Delhi. I performed towards some established gamers on the circuit like Ashish Nehra, Aakash Chopra, Ajay Jadeja, Gautam Gambhir, Mithun Manhas, Amit Bhandari, Sarandeep Singh, Vijay Dahiya. Delhi was 102 for 9 chasings 156. We virtually received. It was a great begin to my profession,”
In 2017, Parthiv Patel led Gujarat to a Ranji Trophy title win.
Although he made comebacks in between,
However, Parthiv by no means gave up. He remained a constant performer within the Indian Premier League and the home circuit.
In IPL 2015, he scored 339 runs to complete because of the fourth-highest run-scorer within the Mumbai Indians’ victorious marketing campaign. Later within the 12 months, he introduced up his first Checklist–100 to steer Gujarat to its maiden Vijay Hazare Trophy title.
In February 2016, 4 years after the final performed a global sport, Parthiv returned to India’s squad as a standby for the injured Dhoni.
A title end within the Ranji Trophy in 2016-17 noticed him get a call-up to the Test group towards England when Saha was injured.
He was part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchises in IPL 2020.