IPL 2022 : Harpreet Brar – Biography

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IPL 2021 : Harpreet Brar - Biography - The match winner against RCB
IPL 2021 : Harpreet Brar - Biography - The match winner against RCB

IPL 2022 – 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 is 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

IPL 2021 : Harpreet Brar clean bowled Virat Kohli
IPL 2021 : Harpreet Brar clean bowled Virat Kohli

10.2 over – Clean bowled Glenn Maxwell

IPL 2021 : Harpreet Brar clean bowled Glenn Maxwell
IPL 2021 : Harpreet Brar clean bowled Glenn Maxwell

12.1 over – KL Rahul took the catch of AB Devillers of his bowling

IPL 2021 : Harpreet Brar took the wicket of AB Devillers
IPL 2021 : Harpreet Brar took the wicket of AB Devillers

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 - Debut in cricket
Harpreet Brar – 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.

IPL career

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.

IPL debut

Harpreet Brar - IPL Debut for Punjab
Harpreet Brar – IPL Debut for 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.