During the Match 26 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 between Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in Ahmedabad, Harpreet Brar took the wickets of three cricket giants. He took the wicket of Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB Devillers in the last season. He was playing his first match in Indian Premier League 2021. In the match between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore, he did this wonder. He was selected in the team in place of Arshdeep Singh and he make the best out of this opportunity. At first, he was targeted by Virat Kohli and was smashed for six at the very first ball by the skipper. But he made a splendid comeback as follows:
10.1 over – Clean bowled Virat Kohli
10.2 over – Clean bowled Glenn Maxwell
12.1 over – KL Rahul took the catch of AB Devillers of his bowling
He finished his 4 overs spell by giving 19 runs with an economy rate of 4.75. He also bowled one maiden over and took three wickets.
In batting also he performed good. Harpreet Brar score 25 runs of 17 balls. He hit 1 four and two six.
Harpreet Brar – Biography
Harpreet Brar is an Indian cricketer. He was born on 16 September 1995. Let’s take a look at his biography.
Debut in cricket
Harpreet Brar is a left-arm orthodox spinner. He firstly started off for Roopar in the Punjab inter-district cricket tournament and then regularly topped the wicket-takers charts. However, once his team was relegated, the 6 feet 2 inches spinner made a move to Mohali. The move was based on Gurkeerat Singh Maan’s insistence. And that move worked wonders for the youngster.
He later went onto represent Punjab U-23 team. Harpreet has taken 18 wickets and also has scored 206 runs in five matches so far.
After a 7-year wait. Attending 4 trails, Harpreet Brar finally got an IPL contract. For a long time, he had been knocking the doors of the Punjab franchise. In December 2018, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League. He was bought for his base price of 20 Lakh by Kings XI Punjab.
He made his Twenty20 debut for Kings XI Punjab in the 2019 Indian Premier League on 20 April 2019 against Delhi Capitals at Arun Jaitley Stadium. In his debut match, he played a crucial knock with the bat for his team. Harpreet walked in at a tricky situation when Punjab were six down for 129. They needed a desperate lift in the slog overs and Harpreet came to the fore – struck a quick-fire 12-ball 20 which included two fours and one six. But he couldn’t quite reciprocate the same success with the ball having leaked 24 runs off his 2 overs as Punjab threw in the towel.