Patel has 473 first-class wickets, representing Warwickshire in England's domestic cricket.
Todd Astle joins Canterbury while Jimmy Neesham misses out for Wellington.
Wellington Firebirds will start as favourites but the game will not end without a real fight from the Canterbury Kings.
Wellington Firebirds’ wait for their maiden win of the season might as well extend as this game is expected to end in disappointment.
This is only the second instance in the history of ODI format.
The team is missing many big names but looks good enough to beat any side in the world.
Patel’s absence will be a matter of concern for the Kiwis as they will have to dig out quality replacements.
South Africa again strolled to a comprehensive victory against New Zealand in the 5th ODI at the Eden Park in Auckland to take the 5 match series 3-2 The South African bowlers continued their exceptional show even in the final encounter and rattled the hosts with their immaculate bowling. The hosts never really got going […]
New Zealand came into the game not just to win the match and the series but also to keep their unbeaten home record intact. But AB de Villiers and his men who have been brilliant tourists managed to seal the series 3-2. South Africa was also the last team that beat the Kiwis in their […]
Peshawar Zalmi overseas players ready to travel to Lahore With the finals of the PSL coming close, the news about the participation of overseas players is heating up. As per the recent reports, the top overseas players of the Peshawar Zalmi are ready to play in Lahore if they reach the finals. (Read more about […]