New Delhi: The journey of Virat Kohli’s team RCB in IPL 2021 is over now, this high profile team adorned with cricket stars was once again deprived of winning the trophy. Despite this, the talent of a player has come to the fore in this franchise, which can prove to be a trump card not only for Bangalore but also for Team India in the future.
Harshal Patel surprised
We are talking about fast bowler Harshal Patel, who got rid of the sweat of the batsmen of his ‘killer bowling’ opposing team. He has proved to be the match winner of RCB in most of the matches. He has taken 32 wickets in 15 matches played in IPL 2021 at an average of 14.34 and strike rate of 8.14. His best bowling figure was 5/27.
This year’s Purple Cap contenders
Harshal Patel is currently leading the race for the Purple Cap of IPL 2021 and it is expected that he will be able to maintain the top position till the end of the current season. The present Avesh Khan is 9 wickets behind Harshal.
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Harshal Patel hat-trick
Harshal Patel created panic by taking a hat-trick against Mumbai Indians (MI) this year. In the 16th over of the innings, he showed the way to the pavilion in three consecutive balls to Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard and Rahul Chahar.
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) September 26, 2021
Will RCB retain next year?
Next year IPL Mega Auction (IPL 2022 Mega Auction) is going to happen, in such a situation, according to the current rules, RCB will be able to retain 3 players. It is expected that under the long-term plan, the Bangalore franchise will definitely retain Harshal Patel, because this young player has won the trust of the team management with his game.
Will also join Team India!
During the ICC T20 World Cup 2021, Harshal Patel has been selected as the Net Bowler of Team India. If he manages to impress the seniors during this time, then his way for the international level will be cleared.
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