Harshal Patel Is A Good Surprise Package: Sachin Tendulkar

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Harshal Patel of Delhi Capitals was praised by former Indian batsman legendary Sachin Tendulkar for his efficiency in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders within the Indian Premier League (IPL).

His comment got here as KKR stumbled to an 18-run loss in opposition to the Delhi Capitals within the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

Sachin Tendulkar,
Sachin Tendulkar. Picture Credit score: Getty Photographs.

Harshal Patel Takes 2 Wickets And Concedes 34 Runs

Within the match in opposition to KKR, Delhi Capitals registered a mammoth 228/four within the allotted twenty overs after which restricted their opponent to 210/8, successful the match by 18 runs. Harshal Patel conceded 34 runs and took two wickets in his quota of 4 overs. He dismissed KKR’s prime scorer Nitish Rana and skipper Dinesh Karthik.

Harshal Patel, Delhi Capitals
Harshal Patel (Picture Credit score: Google)

Anrich Nortje was the decide of Delhi bowlers as he scalped three wickets by dismissing Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan, and Pat Cummins. He conceded solely 33 runs whereas Harshal Patel conceded 1 additional run however picked 1 wicketless. Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, and Marcus Stoinis additionally picked up 1 wicket apiece.

Eoin Morgan And Rahul Tripathi Revived KKR’s Hopes However 228 Was Too Stiff Goal

Eoin Morgan got here into bat at quantity six for KKR and when he walked out to the crease, KKR nonetheless wanted 112 runs to win from 43 balls. He and Rahul Tripathi had fashioned a 78-run stand to revive KKR’s hopes of successful the match. Eoin Morgan was dismissed for 44 within the penultimate over by Anrich Nortje, however Rahul Tripathi was nonetheless there for KKR within the last over because the facet wanted 26 runs for the win.

Eoin Morgan
Eoin Morgan (Picture Credit score: BCCI/IPL)

Nonetheless, within the final over, all-rounder Marcus Stoinis clear bowled Rahul Tripathi (36) to finish KKR’s hopes. Earlier, Prithvi Shaw and Shreyas Iyer starred with the bat for Delhi. Skipper Shreyas Iyer performed a knock of 88 runs whereas Prithvi Shaw registered 66 runs. The opening pair of Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw had additionally registered 56 runs within the first 5 overs. Finally, Delhi Capitals posted a complete of 228/four within the allotted twenty overs.

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