IPL 2021: Was aiming to comprise AB de Villiers however ended up taking his wicket, says Harpreet Brar

IPL 2021: Was aiming to comprise AB de Villiers however ended up taking his wicket, says Harpreet Brar

Ahmedabad: Harpreet Brar’s intention was to comprise AB de Villiers however an ideal execution of technique led to the South African’s dismissal because the younger left-arm spinner’s dream spell sealed a straightforward 34-run win for Punjab Kings in an IPL sport towards Royal Challengers Bangalore.

It isn’t day by day that one will get to dismiss Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and De Villiers in a single go and the 25-year-old man from Punjab’s Moga is feeling “blessed”.

Harpreet Brar celebrates after taking the wicket of AB de Villiers. Image: Sportzpics for IPL

Harpreet Brar celebrates after taking the wicket of AB de Villiers. Picture: Sportzpics for IPL

Brar clean-bowled Kohli and Maxwell after which arrange an off-side lure to power De Villiers into attempting a lofted shot with none success.

“My plan towards De Villiers was to bowl a contact wider exterior off-stump and out of his slot for the reason that ball was gripping a bit. That is why I introduced in a slip and had covers to return up barely. I needed to bowl a dot but in addition managed to get a wicket. I’m blessed,” Brar mentioned after his match-winning spell of three/19 in 4 overs.

In case of Kohli, he really shortened the size after realising that the annoyed RCB skipper was attempting to present him the cost.

“My technique was to hit the proper size and never fear even when he hits me for a boundary. If the batsman costs down the observe then you definately alter the size,” Brar mentioned.

What labored for the previous India U-23 spinner is taking part in with a free thoughts and never pondering an excessive amount of in regards to the end result.

“I simply needed to play bindaas (carefree) cricket come what might. I did not wish to take an excessive amount of stress and play my pure sport,” he mentioned.

Brar had performed three video games prior to now two seasons however that is the primary time that he bought wickets in IPL and that too the opposition’s prime three gamers.

“It isn’t that I hadn’t performed with strain earlier. I had, however when you do not carry out below strain, you are usually over burdened with extra strain. I had this in thoughts that after I get an opportunity, I’ll try to win a match for my franchise,” he concluded.

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