Harshal Patel bagged 4 wickets towards Mumbai Indians, together with a hat-trick.© IPL
Purple cap holder Harshal Patel Takes Hat-Trick towards defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) on Sunday to assist Royal Challengers Bangalore to win match 39 of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) by 54 runs in Dubai. The RCB bowler dismissed Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, and Rahul Chahar in three successive balls within the seventeenth over to realize this wonderful feat. Patel broke the spine of the MI batting line-up to place his staff within the driver’s seat whereas defending a goal of 166 runs. It began with Patel bowling an excellent cutter to Pandya, who was caught by RCB skipper Virat Kohli. The pacer then once more bowled a cutter which snuck previous Pollard’s flick and hit the stumps to offer the bowler his second wicket in two deliveries.
Chahar was then given LBW to a ball that struck the pad proper in the entrance of the wickets. The third wicket noticed Patel rejoice after finishing a terrific hat-trick as MI had been decreased to 106/8 within the seventeenth over.
This strengthened Harshal Patel’s place on the high of the wicket-takers listing with 23 wickets in 10 video games.
RCB now stands third within the factors desk with 12 factors after six wins and 4 defeats.
That is the twentieth occasion of a bowler taking a hat-trick within the IPL. The final hat-trick within the league was taken by Rajasthan Royals’ Shreyas Gopal within the 2019 version towards RCB.
Veteran leg-spinner Amit Mishra holds the document for probably the most hat-tricks in IPL, having achieved the feat thrice. Yuvraj Singh has taken two hat-tricks within the league.