Abu Dhabi: The 43rd match of the IPL was played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals in the second leg of 2021 in Dubai on Wednesday. In this match, Bangalore had a target of just 150 runs, which the team easily chased.
Fast bowler Harshal Patel took three wickets for RCB. He has also become the highest wicket-taker for RCB in the IPL season. Prior to him, Yuzvendra Chahal held the record for most wickets in an IPL season. Yuzvendra Chahal took 23 wickets for RCB in 2015. Apart from him, R Vinay Kumar took 23 wickets in 2013. Harshal Patel’s IPL career started in 2008. Chennai Super Kings fast bowler Dwayne Bravo holds the record for taking most wickets in a season. In IPL League. He achieved this feat in 2013. He took 32 wickets in total.
Harshal Patel is just 7 wickets away from the record. He has to play three league matches. With this, if the team reaches the playoffs, then it will get a chance to play more matches. Dwayne Bravo is followed by Kagiso Rabada (30 wickets), Lasith Malinga, James Faulkner (28 wickets each), Jasprit Bumrah with 27 wickets. Harshal Patel has taken 26 wickets in this IPL season so far.