Harpreet Brar troubled Delhi with his spin. (IPL photo)
New Delhi: Punjab Kings defeated Delhi Capitals by 31 runs in an important match. Punjab was in dire need of victory in this match as its playoff ticket depended on it. Punjab won this match and kept itself in the playoff race. In this match for Punjab, Prabhsimran Singh scored a century, but apart from him, Harpreet Brar also contributed significantly to the team’s success and did the same work that he has been doing.
Left-arm spinner Brar bowled brilliantly against Delhi and took four wickets for just 30 runs in four overs. In this match, Brar showed the path of pavilion to the big batsmen of Delhi at the crucial time and brought his team on the way to victory.
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Big players hunted
Delhi got the kind of start they needed in this match. Captain David Warner shared a 69-run partnership for the first wicket with Phil Salt. Harpreet made Phil Salt his first victim and got him bowled. Salt scored 21 runs. After this, he took two big wickets in a single over and pushed Delhi on the back foot.
Harpreet gave two big blows to Delhi in the ninth over. He sent Riley Russo to the pavilion on the first ball in this over. Harpreet got him caught by Sikandar Raza. After this, Harpreet gave a big blow to Delhi and showed his captain Warner the way to the pavilion. Harpreet lbw Warner. Delhi captain took the review but he was not successful. Warner scored 54 runs in 27 balls with the help of 10 fours and a six. After this, Harpreet again bowled Manish Pandey. From here the match had gone to Punjab.
Yaar tera superstar, sadda kalakaar – Harpreet Brar 🔥
— JioCinema (@JioCinema) May 13, 2023
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Big hunting habit
Harpreet has a habit of hunting big in big matches. He came into limelight when in his debut IPL, he dismissed three big batsmen of Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2021 – Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and Glenn Maxwell. This time also when RCB faced Delhi, he was successful in getting Kohli and Maxwell out.