Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Harshal Patel completed with 32 wickets, the joint-most with Dwayne Bravo for probably the most in a single season of the Indian Premier League. IPL 2021: Harshal Patel dismissed each KKR openers Venkatesh Iyer and Shubman Gill within the Eliminator (PTI Photo)HIGHLIGHTSHarshal Patel completed IPL 2021 with 32 wickets from 15 video games at a strike fee of 10.56Harshal equalled Dwayne Bravo’s 2013 document for probably the most wickets a single IPL seasonHarshal can be the one bowler to bag a hat-trick in IPL 2021 and third to choose a five-forRoyal Challengers Bangalore quick bowler Harshal Patel got here tantalisingly near breaking a long-standing Indian Premier League (IPL) however fell 1 wicket quick as his group 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 equal Dwayne Bravo’s document for probably the most scalps in a single season. The Chennai Super Kings all-rounder had achieved the superb feat within the 2013 season which Harshal has not equalled.The right-arm pacer had the possibility to higher Bravo’s document in his last over when Sunil Narine top-edged his slower supply in the direction of mid-on however Devdutt Padikkal dropped the catch.RCB vs KKR, IPL 2021: Highlights | ReportHarshal is the one bowler to choose a hat-trick this season, in opposition to Mumbai Indians in Dubai final month. He can be one in every of three to choose a five-wicket haul (5 for 27) this season alongside 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 match proved to be Virat Kohli’s last one as RCB skipper. Kohli, who took over as RCB’s full-time captain in 2013 from Daniel Vettori, had stated halfway throughout the season that he would quit captaincy after finishing of IPL 2021.It was a disappointing finish to one of many most-talked-about captaincy tenures within the IPL as Kohli completed with out a trophy regardless of having led the franchise for 8 seasons.The defeat additionally meant RCB have exited the IPL for the second successive time within the Eliminator after exhibiting flashes of brilliance all through the season. RCB had been knocked out by SRH after 5 successive losses within the IPL 2020 Eliminator within the UAE.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.