|Full name||Rakep Rajendra Patel|
|Born||12 July 1989|
|Bowling||Right arm off break|
|ODI debut (cap 36)||21 August 2008 v Netherlands|
|Last ODI||30 January 2014 v Scotland|
|T20I debut (cap 18)||4 August 2008 v Scotland|
|Last T20I||26 November 2013 v Canada|
Source: Cricinfo, 13 May 2017
Rakep Patel (Gujarati: રાકેપ પટેલ) (born 12 July 1989) is a Kenyan international cricketer. A product of the Nairobi Gymkhana Club, he is primarily a batsman who plays right-handed, but also occasionally bowls off spin.
He made his lone performance for the Kenya Select team in their inaugural season, and found himself called up to the national squad for their tour of Europe, including a tour of the Netherlands and the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier.
In January 2018, he was named as captain of Kenya's squad for the 2018 ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament. However, Kenya finished in sixth and last place in the tournament and were relegated to Division Three. As a result, Patel resigned as captain of the Kenyan team.
In September 2018, he was named in Kenya's squad for the 2018 Africa T20 Cup. The following month, he was named in Kenya's squad for the 2018 ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament in Oman.
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