IPL 2021: RCB’s bowler Harshal Patel and Mohammad Siraj

Sarita Dey
3 years ago

The RCB bowling department has been impressive with pacers Harshal Patel and Mohammed Siraj. His boasting an economic rate of 5.75 and 5.81 respectively.

 Kyle Jamieson has praised his teammates and bowling partners Mohammed Siraj and Harshal Patel for their outstanding skill sets.

“The bonding has been good. Those two guys have got some outstanding skill sets. We saw that in first game with Harshal and 2nd game with Siraj as well, they have played a lot of cricket over here and certainly have got some skill sets it seems, just seeing how successful those guys can be,” Jamieson said. 

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In the IPL 2021 opener, Harshal Patel become the first bowler to take a five-wicket-haul against Mumbai Indians. He bowled as many as 12 dot balls in the match.

Siraj, on the other hand has been economical in both his outing in this season. In the first match he could not take any wicket but gave away just 22 runs, while in RCB’s last match against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), the youngster took 2 wickets for 25 runs in his 4 overs.

Youngster RCB paceman Harshal Patel is the current proud owner of the purple cap with 9 wickets in four games 5/27 being his beat after conceding just 69 runs so far.

Mohammed Siraj has been a crucial bowler for RCB and he has really improved in the shortest formats. He can be a wildcard in T20 World Cup if he continues like this.

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