Jeetan Patel


cake7th May 1980
Wellington, NZ
batRight-hand batsman
bowlsRight-arm off-break
Entry SongInsane in the Brain
by Cypress Hill

Name: Jeetan Patel

Playing Style: Right-arm offspin

Nickname: Dave

Secondary School Attended: Rongotai College

Club: Eastern Suburbs Cricket Club

Earliest Cricket Memory: Playing Cricket in the hallway with Dad

Favourite Ground to play: Basin Reserve

Most memorable cricket moment: Test debut v South Africa

Favourite player growing up: Mohammad Azharuddin

The non-cricketing sports person or team I most admire: Tiger Woods

If I wasn’t a Firebird I’d be a… Pro golfer

Favourite superhero: Batman

Favourite holiday destination: New York City

In my spare time I like to… Play golf

My favourite song is… Run this town – Jay-Z

My signature dish is… Chicken Curry

My favourite movie is… Bad Boys

Chores as kid: Vacuuming

My favourite food is… Sushi

Favourite school subject: Maths

Worst school subject: English

Do you have any pets? No

If I could have anything, I would want… A super yacht

The biggest influence on my cricketing career is… Jason Wells

Something you didn’t know about me is… I’m balding