Gautam Gambhir says “Harshal Patel has been the bowler of the season” in IPL 2021. Gambhir has praised Harshal Patel for carrying out his team’s death bowling duties successfully in IPL 2021. Harshal has gotten laud for his game-changing capacities. He is the current highest wicket-taker within the IPL 2021. Moreover, Patel with 26 wickets to his title in 12 matches for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Even more impressive for Harshal Patel is his bowling average. Which are just 14.3 runs per wicket. Amid this season of the IPL, he has taken a wicket in every 10.23 balls.
Gambhir has commended Patel’s efforts this season. Gautam Gambhir said that Patel has bowled the most difficult overs for his franchise successfully. However, this is what he had to say about ‘Purple Patel.’
“Harshal Patel has been the bowler of the season. He has bowled the most difficult overs for his side. Bowling death overs continuously against so many great batters in this IPL, and taking 5 wickets in one match and 4 in the other against MI, shows how successful he has been,” Gautam Gambhir said.
Moreover, the Bangalore is in Phase 2 of the Indian Premier League. It is their inability to take wickets inside the powerplay. Virat Kohli-led franchise hasn’t been able to take a single wicket in the first six overs. Also, in 30 powerplay overs bowled by RCB bowlers in the UAE. They have to make do zero wickets and have leaked runs at 9.2 runs per over.
Lastly, Gautam Gambhir praised Yuzvendra Chahal as well for helping Patel. Gambhir praises the duo for helping their side to get back. Also, into the game after poor starts in the powerplay.
“Despite having poor stars with the ball in the powerplay. Bangalore managed to bounce back and win their matches. Also, all the credit goes to Harshal Patel and Yuzi Chahal,” Gautam Gambhir said.