Left-arm spinner Axar Patel bagged yet another five-wicket haul during the fourth and final Test against England at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Saturday to become the joint highest Indian wicket-taker in a debut Test series, tying Dilip Doshi, who took 27 wickets against Australia in 1979.

Patel, who wasn’t able to play the first Test of the series due to an injury, made a sensational impact in the second game in Chennai when he snaffled up his maiden fifer.


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In the pink-ball Test in Ahmedabad that followed, Patel helped India snap up a quick 10-wicket victory with a five-for and a six-wicket haul to show for in the two innings.

On Saturday, he picked up his fourth fifer to jump to the very top of the list of bowlers with the most five-wicket hauls in the World Test Championship (WTC) to sit…

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