Profile, Cricket Career and Records of Former Indian Cricket Bowler Jassu Patel

This article is about a former Indian cricket player who has represented Indian Cricket Team in seven Test Matches. Here is provided the profile, biography , cricket career of this former Indian player and a very talented spin bowler.

Jassu Patel was a former Indian Cricketer. An off-break spin bowler who has represented Indian Cricket Team in Seven Test Matches.

Cricket Career of Former Indian Cricketer Jassu Patel

Jassu Patel is mostly remembered for his performance in a match against Australian Team in Kanpur where he took 14 wickets in the match. This was the best bowling performance by an Indian bowler in a Test Match at that time. And also his figures of 9/69 in the Australians First Innings were the best bowling performance in an innings by an Indian bowler at that time. Later both these records were broken.

Inspite of that great performance in the match against Australia in Kanpur, Jassu Patel's performance in other matches was not so great. This is the reason he only plays for India in just 7 Matches. Born on 26 November, 1924, Jassu Patel died on December 12, 1992 at his hometown Ahmedabad. Patel also has a very good First Class Career, where his bowling average of 21.70 looks very impressive.

Cricket Records and Statistics of Jassu Patel

Jassu Patel in Test Cricket :

  • Matches Played - 7

  • Innings Played - 10

  • Runs Scored - 25

  • Highest Score - 12

  • Batting Average - 2.77

  • Bowls Bowled - 1725

  • Wickets Taken - 29

  • Bowling Average - 21.96

  • Bowling Strike Rate - 59.40

  • Best Bowling Figure - 9/69

Jassu Patel in First Class Cricket :

  • Matches Played - 63

  • Innings Played - 87

  • Runs Scored - 780

  • Batting Average - 12.78

  • Bowls Bowled - 13538

  • Wickets Taken - 238

  • Bowling Average - 21.70

  • Bowling Strike Rate - 54.50

  • Best Bowling Figure - 9/69

Profile of Indian Former Cricketer Jassu Patel

  • Full Name - Jassubhai Motibhai Patel

  • Date of Birth - 26 November, 1924

  • Birth Place - Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

  • Batting Style - Right Hand Batsman

  • Bowling Style - Right Arm Off-break Bowler

  • Teams - India, Gujarat


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