IPL 2021: Yuvraj ‘very happy’ for Harpreet after all-rounder’s match-winning show against RCB

Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh on Saturday applauded Punjab Kings all-rounder Harpreet Brar for his match-winning efficiency against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).

Yuvraj additionally praised Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) president, secretary, and India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh for grooming Harpreet in state cricket.


Harpreet could not have requested for a greater first recreation within the showpiece occasion as he went on to hunt RCB’s huge fishes on Friday. In the sport, Harpreet walked out to bat together with his staff in a spot of hassle at 118/5, after which together with skipper KL Rahul steered Punjab Kings to 179/5.

Harpreet returned to select three key wickets for Punjab Kings as he dismissed Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, and AB de Villiers after shining with the bat as Punjab Kings defeated RCB by 34 runs.

Meanwhile, Harpreet mentioned he was solely aiming to bowl dot balls to de Villiers after scalping Kohli and Maxwell however ended up getting the wicket of the previous South African batsman.

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“My plan was to bowl wide of the batsmen and allow them to play as the ball was gripping. That’s why there was a slip fielder and the cover fielder was a bit up as well. I was aiming to bowl dots but I got a wicket there, so I am blessed,” mentioned Harpreet whereas replying to a question from ANI in a digital press convention.

With this win on Friday, Punjab Kings climbed to the fifth spot within the factors desk. The facet will subsequent lock horns with Delhi Capitals on Sunday.

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