Monak Patel: Indian restaurateur leading USA cricket biography

Because of the heroic performance by USA cricket team skipper Monak Patel against Pakistan, the USA is able to do a miracle, instead of the biggest upset in the history of cricket world cups. They have beaten one of the finest in the t20 format team Pakistan, a former World Cup winner and 2 time finalist team. The cricket world is in shock and cricket fans worldwide are going crazy by his performance in the match against Pakistan. Here we will enclose the inspirational story of Monak Patel and how he won it for USA.

Monak Patel: The Untold Story

Monak Patel is an Indian American cricketer who has played for India in the under-19 World Cup. He belongs to Gujarat and has played a lot of cricket there but due to high competition and system problems, he decided to move to America in 2010. And since 2016 he has been playing cricket regularly at a minor level in the USA. He was the leading run scorer in the first USA tournament. Then after consistently performing for the USA, he was awarded the captaincy. He is leading the USA cricket team in their first-ever World Cup event in 2024.

Country: Gujarat, India

Date of birth: May 1, 1993

Age:  31 years

Role: Captain of USA cricket team, Right-handed batsman

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Monak Patel family

Monak Patel’s family includes his mother and he has not married yet so he doesn’t have a spouse.


Dilipbhai Patel (who also used to play cricket)


Name Not Known


not married yet

Journey from a restaurateur to leading the USA cricket team

Monak Patel after leaving India started to live in America in 2010. In 2016 he started his Chinese restaurant with the name “Teriyaki Madness”  where he worked 10-12 hours daily but suddenly his mother was diagnosed with cancer and to cure her he had to sell his restaurant which was already not doing that well. It was the most difficult time for him. He started doing hard practice and after doing very well in the coming years he debuted for USA in 2019.


ODI debut: vs Papua New Guinea at Affies Park, Apr 27, 2019

T20 debut:  vs United Arab Emirates at ICC Academy Ground, Mar 15, 2019

  • ODI Debut: 27 April 2019 vs Papua New Guinea
  • Last ODI: 6 July 2023 vs United Arab Emirates
  • T20I Debut: 15 March 2019 vs United Arab Emirates
  • Last T20I: 6 June 2024 vs Pakistan

Monak Patel career stats

Monank Patel T20Is Statistics

Highest Score68
Strike Rate129.66
Half Centuries3
Batting and Fielding Statistics for Monank Patel in T20Is

Monank Patel ODIs Statistics

Highest Score130
Strike Rate78.75
Half Centuries10
Monank Patel in ODIs batting and fielding statistics .


USA cricket team captain: Monak Patel’s biggest achievement is that he is leading team USA in World Cup 2024 and also won the Man of Match award in a historical match against Pakistan.

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Leading run scorer in first USA tournament: He was also the leading run-scorer in his first USA tournament.

Monak Patel salary

Since Monak is the captain of the team and typically a USA highest wage for a cricketer expands to $90,000 so he might be receiving a maximum of $90,000. The details are not disclosed publically by Cricket USA, it is just our prediction.

Monak Patel net worth

Monak Patel once owned a Chinese hotel but he sold it too back in the day and his only source of income is his salary which he receives from Cricket USA and playing leagues. As Cricket USA has not disclosed his central contract money we don’t exactly know his net worth but it is estimated to be $1 million.

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