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Munaf Patel Biography

Munaf Musa Patel is an Indian cricketer who has also played for the West Zone in the Duleep Trophy and Gujarat, Mumbai cricket team andMaharashtra cricket team. His profile first gained prominence in 2003 at the age of 20 before he had even played first class cricket for Gujarat. With the backing of Sachin Tendulkar, he was signed by Mumbai in a transfer deal, in late 2003. In August 2005, he transferred to Maharashtra, and after taking 10 wickets against England in a tour match for the Board President's XI, he was rewarded with his selection in the Indian Test Squad for the 2nd Test against England inMohali, when he made his Test debut. In the 2005–2006 Test Series against West Indies, Munaf proved he was arguably the fastest bowler in India, bowling regularly at 137 km/h. In the second match of the DLF Cup in Malaysia, Munaf came up with figures of 3/54 against Australia, picking up the wickets of Phil Jacques, Michael Clarke and Stuart Clark.   In the first match of the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy against England, Munaf Patel again produced figures of 3/18, gaining the man of the match award. He was brought back into the ODI squad for India's last preparatory series before the 2011 World Cup. Patel put in a Man of the Match performance to return personal best figures of 4/29 off nine overs, taking the final wicket of Wayne Parnell to lead India to a 1-run victory. He was eventually named in India's World Cup squad. He is a part of Mumbai Indians setup after three seasons with Rajasthan Royals.  

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Munaf Patel summoned by Delhi court in cheque bounce case
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