One of the young stars of Canadian Cricket, Patel dominated the 2009 ICC America's u19 Tournament and after a solid showing at the 2010 u19 Cricket World Cup he broke into the national team.

His opening match against Ireland was one for the ages as with a enthrawled fanbase watching backhome in Canada, Patel carted Ireland for 88 runs in 61 balls to set up a T20 victory for Canada. Patel continued his steady rise in the team appearing in Canada's final two matches at hte 2011 Cricket World Cup where he plundered Australia for 54 runs in Bangalore. Cricket Canada