Rakep Rajendra Patel
- Role : Wicketkeeper batsman
- Bat : Right-hand bat
- Bowls : Right-arm offbreak
- DOB : July 12, 1989, Nairobi, Kenya
Rakep Rajendra Patel is a Kenyan cricketer. He trained and practiced cricket in the Nairobi Gymkhana Club and although he is a right-handed batsman, he sometimes serves as an off-spin bowler. He made an appearance in the Kenya Select team in their inaugural season and he was selected to be part of the national squad for their Europe tour, including the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier in 2009 and the tour of the Netherlands. He debuted in first-class cricket at the age of 17 when he played for Kenya Select XI against Westerns in Zimbabwe's Logan Cup competition.
Rakep Patel holds a record, alongside Dawid Malan, for scoring the highest T20 score while playing in the 6th position, where he scored 103 runs. He was chosen to be the captain of the Kenyan team for the ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament that was held in the year 2018. In that tournament, Kenya could not deliver an up to the mark performance and ranked. The team was then relegated to Division Three. Due to the defeat in such an important tournament, Rakep Patel resigned from the post of the captain of the Kenyan team.
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