New Delhi, April 9: India cricket team all-rounder Akshar Patel is set to ply his trade for the Durham in the County Cricket Championship 2018 following the completion of the ongoing Indian T20 League. He will play six matches for the team, consisting three four-day fixtures and three one-day matches.

“Thanks a lot @DurhamCricket for the welcome! Look forward to my first experience of county cricket,” the Navsari spinner said on twitter.

Axar has taken 79 wickets in 23 first-class matches overall, including 14 in two matches for India A against South Africa A in 2015. He has made 1,163 runs in first-class cricket with one century at a healthy average of 48.45. He has taken 79 wickets in 23 first-class matches overall, including 14 in two matches for India A against South Africa A in 2015. He has made 1,163 runs in first-class cricket with one century at a healthy average of 48.45.