Samit Patel Bio

Samit Patel is an English right-handed batsman who was born on November 30, 1984. Patel is also an orthodox left-arm spinner.

Early Life

Samit began playing cricket when he was in Eastwood comprehensive school and later at Nottinghamshire’s Workshop Academy.

He has competed for England at the U-15, U-17, and U-19 levels.

In 2000, he was also awarded the Test Match Special Young Cricketer of the Year award for his excellent performance in the under-15 World Cup.


In 2008, he made his ODI debut against Scotland, followed by his Test debut against Sri Lanka in Galle in 2012.

In the year 2003, he made his T20 debut in a match between Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire at Nottingham.

Rise to Glory

In August of 2008, he was called up to the England squad to play against Scotland. At the Oval, he shocked his supporters by winning Man of the Match against the South Africans. As a member of England’s side, he took 5 of 41 balls for 31 runs and contributed to the team’s series victory.

After that, he played a few ODIs against India at home, where he performed admirably.

Any of his best performances came during the visitors’ 2012 tour to India, when he played in all three formats because the selectors trusted his spin to do well in Indian conditions.

Low Points

In 2009, his career was cut short due to health problems.

He was named to the 30-man probables list for the 2009 World T20, but he did not make the final roster because he was already out of shape.

Club Career

England, England Lions, England XI, Rajshahi Kings, Peshawar Zalmi, Islamabad United, Nottinghamshire, Wellington and Kowloon, Cantons, Marylebone Cricket Club are only a few of the clubs he has represented.

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