Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Harshal Patel on Wednesday surpassed Jasprit Bumrah to script the document of most wickets by an Indian bowler in a single Indian Premier League (IPL) season. He achieved the feat throughout match 52 of IPL 2021 towards Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Harshal completed with 3 for 33 to limit SRH to 141 for seven in 20 overs, which took his tally of wickets to 29 from 13 video games, consolidating his place atop within the Purple Cap race. Harshal dismissed a well-set Williamson for 31 with an off-cutter on a in need of size. Returning for his closing spell within the 18th over, he dismissed Wriddhiman Saha for 10 after which removed Jason Holder with one other of his off-cutters within the closing supply of the innings.
Following his twenty seventh wickets, Harshal went previous Mumbai Indians bowler Bumrah who had set the document along with his tally of 27 wickets in 15 video games in IPL 2020. Earlier final week, Harshal had surpassed Yuzvendra Chahal to change into the very best wicket-taker by an uncapped participant in an IPL season.
With 29 wickets, Harshal now stands 4 wickets in need of surpassing Dwayne Bravo‘s document of most wickets in a single IPL season when he completed with 32 dismissals within the 2013 season for Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK).