Pune. In IPL 2022 (IPL 2022), a match was played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings on 4 April. RCB defeated CSK by 13 runs in a thrilling match played at the MCA Stadium in Pune. After this victory, Bangalore’s team reached number four in the points table. On the other hand, after the defeat, the path of CSK to the playoffs has become very difficult. Dhoni’s team can now reach the last four on the basis of luck. Harshal Patel played an important role in helping RCB win the match against CSK. He was awarded the Player of the Match award for his best bowling. Despite this, Harshal is not happy with his performance. For which he has given the reason.
Captain Faf du Plessis decided to get the last over of CSK’s innings from Harshal Patel. In the last over, CSK had to score 31 runs to win. Dwayne Pretorius hit a six on the first ball of Harshal’s over. But on the very next ball, he dismissed Pretorius. Mahesh Teekshana hit a six on the third ball. Four runs were found in the form of leg bye off the fourth ball. No run scored on the fifth ball. After this the match went out of the hands of CSK. Teekshana reduced the margin of defeat by taking 1 run on the last ball. 17 runs were scored in Harshal’s last over.
the pain of not being able to throw the yorker
During the presentation ceremony after the match, Harshal Patel spoke openly about his bowling. He said that I have not been able to bowl yorker balls in the tournament including this match. But hopefully I will do so at the end of the tournament. According to Harshal, ‘I tried to put slow balls in the wicket in the first over but they were coming easily on the bat. During this I was trying to improve my bowling. I am glad that I made a comeback against both the left-handed batsmen.
Harshal took 3 wickets
Harshal Patel bowled brilliantly against CSK. He took 3 wickets for 35 runs in his 4 overs spell. In this match, Harshal made Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja and Dwayne Pretorius his prey. After the victory against Chennai Super Kings, RCB’s team has reached the fourth place in the points table. Faf du Plessis’s team has played 11 matches in IPL 2022 in which 6 have won and 5 are lost.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 05, 2022, 11:43 IST