Harshal Patel makes a new record. He has taken most wickets in a season of IPL than any Indian Bowler ever before. He achieved this feat against the Sunrisers Hyderabad in Abu Dhabi. He took 3 wickets in the RCB vs SRH match. Kane Williamson couldn’t manage to pick his slower one and got bold. Then, Wriddhiman Saha and Jason Holder helped Patel reach his glory.
The bold army is having a good season so far. Each and every cricketer is contributing in the game. Virat Kohli wants no compromise this year and neither his bold team. Royal challengers Bangalore has done well this year especially the bowling department has improved drastically. With the presence of Yuzi chahal, Siraj and Harshal itself, RCB bowling unit is stronger than ever before.
Harshal Patel Overcame The Record Set By Jasprit Bumrah
Till last time, Jasprit Bumrah held the record of most wickets by an Indian player in a season of IPL. Bumrah had taken 27 wickets in the last year. Now, Harshal Patel has the most wickets and a purple cap on his head from a while now. He has taken 29 wickets as yet. And RCB will be playing one more game before they head to Playoffs. Thus, Harshal Patel might be making the new record unbreakable for some coming years.
Dwayne Bravo has the record of the highest wickets in an IPL season(considering every bowlers) with 32 wickets by his name. And Kagiso Rabada is the second most wickets taker as of now. After considering the consistency that Patel has shown throughout the tournament. Harshal Patel will become the highest wickets taker by the end of this season.
Most Wickets By An Indian Player In An IPL Season
Taking 29 wickets in this season Harshal Patel is on fire and thus this might finally be the year for RCB.