Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Harshal Patel completed with 32 wickets, the joint-most with Dwayne Bravo for essentially the most in one season of the Indian Premier League.
IPL 2021: Harshal Patel pushed aside each KKR openers Venkatesh Iyer and Shubman Gill within the Eliminator (PTI Photograph)
- Harshal Patel completed IPL 2021 with 32 wickets from 15 video games at a strike price of 10.56
- Harshal equalled Dwayne Bravo’s 2013 document for essentially the most wickets a unmarried IPL season
- Harshal may be the one bowler to bag a hat-trick in IPL 2021 and third to select a five-for
Royal Challengers Bangalore rapid bowler Harshal Patel got here tantalisingly with reference to breaking a long-standing Indian Premier League (IPL) however fell 1 wicket quick as his crew crashed out of the 2021 season after a 4-wicket defeat in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders within the Eliminator on Monday.
Harshal picked up 2 for 19 from his 4 overs to complete his IPL 2021 marketing campaign with 32 wickets and equivalent Dwayne Bravo’s document for essentially the most scalps in one season. The Chennai Tremendous Kings all-rounder had completed the fantastic feat within the 2013 season which Harshal has no longer equalled.
The proper-arm pacer had the risk to higher Bravo’s document in his ultimate over when Sunil Narine top-edged his slower supply against mid-on however Devdutt Padikkal dropped the catch.
Harshal is the one bowler to select a hat-trick this season, in opposition to Mumbai Indians in Dubai ultimate month. He’s additionally one in all 3 to select a five-wicket haul (5 for 27) this season along Punjab Kings’ Arshdeep Singh (5 for 32) and KKR’s Andre Russell (5 for 15)
Harshal’s efficiency in the meantime, went in useless as KKR chase down 139 in opposition to RCB with 4 wickets in hand and a couple of balls to spare to arrange Qualifier 2 in opposition to Delhi Capitals on October 13.
The fit proved to be Virat Kohli’s ultimate one as RCB skipper. Kohli, who took over as RCB’s full-time captain in 2013 from Daniel Vettori, had stated halfway all over the season that he would surrender captaincy after finishing of IPL 2021.
It used to be a disappointing finish to one of the crucial most-talked-about captaincy tenures within the IPL as Kohli completed with no trophy in spite of having led the franchise for 8 seasons.
The defeat additionally intended RCB have exited the IPL for the second one successive time within the Eliminator after appearing flashes of brilliance during the season. RCB have been knocked out via SRH after 5 successive losses within the IPL 2020 Eliminator within the UAE.
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