Nisarg Ketankumar Patel is an Indian by origin. He was born on 20 April 1988 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. In November 2020, the International Cricket Council (ICC) declared Nisarg Patel’s bowling action illegal.
India-born spinner Nisarga Patel wreaked havoc on his bowling in the US on 6 September. He gave only 30 runs in 10 overs and took 4 wickets in One Day International match. It was the result of his brilliant bowling that America won a big 7-wicket win against Papua New Guinea in the first ODI of the two-match series.
In this match played at Al Emirates Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 2) in Al Emirates, Oman, Papua New Guinea won the toss and elected to bat. However, his decision turned out to be wrong and his entire team was bundled out for just 158 runs in 44.2 overs in front of the American bowlers. Chasing the target, the American team made 159 runs for 3 wickets in 28.2 overs and won the match.
Steven Taylor was the highest scorer for America. He scored 82 runs in 55 balls with the help of 7 fours and 7 sixes. He completed his fifty in 31 balls. This is the fastest One Day International fifty in American cricket history. He was also adjudged player of the match. Apart from them, Sushant Modani scored 24 and wicketkeeper Monak Patel scored 34 not out. Gajanand Singh was run out on the score of 9. Jaskaran Malhotra remained unbeaten on 3 runs.
Earlier Papua New Guinea had a poor start. His first wicket fell on the score of 10 runs. By 99 runs, half of his team had returned to the pavilion. Barring Captain Asad Vala, Cesse Bau, Gaudi Toca and Jason Killa, none of his batsmen could touch the double figure. Asad Wala scored 61 runs in 74 balls with the help of 6 fours and a six.
Nisarg Patel showed him the way to the pavilion. Nisarga took the wicket of Sesse Bau. Sesse Bau got out after scoring 31 runs. Toka scored 18 and Qila scored 10. If the US team wins the next One Day International as well, it will clean sweep the series. The second One Day International between the two teams is to be played on 9 September.
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Nisarg Ketankumar Patel is an Indian by origin. He was born on 20 April 1988 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. In November 2020, the International Cricket Council (ICC) declared Nisarg Patel’s bowling action illegal. However, in February 2021, he was cleared to bowl again in international matches. The American Cricket Board selected him in the team to participate in the minor league cricket tournament in June 2021.