KL Rahul – who scored a unbeaten 91 off 57 balls – replaces Shikhar Dhawan as the leading run-Scorer in the tournament with a dazzling knock. It was Rahul’s fierce blow, the Punjab halfTo reach 179-5 after Virat Kohli placed it in to bat first at Narendra Modi Stadium.
Chris Gayle also smashed a fast 46 of 24 balls before RCB bowlers came around and applied a brake on the river of runs. Rahul and Brar added 61 runs for the unbeaten eighth wicket to rescue side after this die RCB bowler die Took initiative after Gayle’s dismissal in the 11th. over.
The batsman from Karnataka hit seven four and five six in his 57-ball knock while brar took 17 balls for his 25 had two sixes and one four.
RCB fell far short of expectations in reply with The Kings attack reveal nothing. Kohli scored the first goal with 35, as they could only muster 145-8.
Brar (3/19) then returned with the ball in to dismiss his hand key Rival batsmen – Virat Kohli (35), Glenn Maxwell (0) and AB de Villiers (3) – as RCB made 145 for eight. The win took Punjab (6) to fifth place behind Mumbai Indians (6) in the points Table from sixth place while RCB (10) stayed in third place.
After losing the matchKohli said, “You have off to a good start but we drew things back something after five down. Should have hunted 160 when they were 116/5 but we gave away 25 odd ones runs in the end. Too very focused on What die Batters did. We got away from ours plans. We have given too many bad Balls for Limits. As batsmen, we could have tried different things early on on. It was hard to hit by die Line. It was about partnering and going on strike rate of more than 110. We weren’t in able to do that as batting Unit. Just a few small ones tweaks we need to go go forward. There are areas die we need improve.”
Winning captain Rahul said, “We have prepared Brar (until now). In one place like we felt that like We needed a fingertip who could hit hard Lengths. He did just that and fought really well in the end too. I am young myself, but I tried to talk to the guys and pass on What ever experience I have of IPL and international cricket. You are blessed with tremendous talent and we have to prepare them for die Situations and the pressures they had face in die Middle like die captain and the support Employee. Makes me and die really support Staff very happy. “
player of the matchBrar said, “I’m from the Moga district. That’s me sure the people back home would be proud and happy. I wasn’t overwhelmed when Kohli hit me because a bowler always gets one second chance come back. My first IPL wicket was Kohli Paajis wicket and that was very special. It came out in a river after, yours body opens up, you become confident and die Things fall in place. When i came out to ask I had die Time to wait for a few of Overs. Rahul Bhai was also I talked to myself about die Conditions and over die Recordings, die I could do play. “
Here are highlights of PBKS vs RCB 2021 post- -match Presentation:
man of the match: Harpreet Brar (PBKS) – 3/19
Vivo perfect catch:: Ravi Bishnoi (PBKS) – Catch to fire Harshal Patel (RCB)
Safari Super Striker: Harshal Patel (RCB) – 238.46 strike rate
Dream11 Game Changer: Harpreet Brar (PBKS) – 155 fantasy points
Unacademy Sixes Award: KL Rahul (PBKS) – 5 sixes
CRED power player:: Reliey Meredith (PBKS) – 1 of 22 of 3 in the powerplay
UPSTOX most valuable commodity: Harpreet Brar (PBKS) – 37.5 points in Upstox Cricindex
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