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CSK vs RCB IPL 2022: Is Harshal Patel Playing Today?

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Harshal Patel IPL 2022: For the Royal Challengers Bangalore, right-arm pace bowler Harshal Patel had performed sensationally well during the entire previous season of the Indian Premier League. He was the leading wicket-taker in IPL 2021  with an outstanding tally of 32 wickets from just 15 matches at a fine economy of less than 9 that included a fifer against Mumbai Indians. This was the main reason why the Royal Challengers Bangalore bought Harshal for a hefty price of INR 10.75 Crore.

CSK vs RCB IPL 2022: Is Harshal Patel Playing Today?

In a big for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, premier pacer Harshal Patel will not be available for their upcoming match of IPL 2022 against Chennai Super Kings on 12 April (Tuesday) at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai. Due to the sudden demise of his sister, unfortunately Harshal had to leave the RCB bio-bubble just after the previous match against Mumbai Indians at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. Although, he is expected to join the camp before the game against CSK but in order to re-enter the IPL bubble, he will need to undergo a minimum quarantine of three days.

During the last win against Mumbai Indians, the Haryana pacer bowled impressively well and finished with brilliant figures of 2 for 23 from his quota of four overs. In 4 games of IPL 2022, Harshal has picked up as many as 6 wickets at an amazing economy of 5.50.

Harshal Patel Stats in IPL

Matches Wickets Economy IPL 2021 Performance Recent Form
67 84 8.36 32 wickets 2/23, 1/18, 2/11, 1/36, 1/29

 

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Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Probable RCB Playing 11

The Royal Challengers Bangalore are expected to play Siddarth Kaul in place of Harshal on Tuesday. In another important update, the Aussie pace bowling duo of Josh Hazlewood and Jason Behrendorff have already joined the RCB camp upon completing their quarantine. Hazlewood is very much likely to replace David Wiley in the RCB playing 11 for the today IPL match against CSK.

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RCB Playing 11

1. Faf du Plessis (C)
2. Anuj Rawat
3. Virat Kohli
4. Glenn Maxwell
5. Dinesh Karthik (wk)
6. Shahbaz Ahmed
7. Wanindu Hasaranga
8. Siddarth Kaul
9. Akash Deep

10. Mohammed Siraj
11. Josh Hazlewood

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RCB 2022 squad: Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammed Siraj, Faf du Plessis, Dinesh Karthik, Anuj Rawat, Finn Allen, Akash Deep, Josh Hazlewood, Jason Behrendorff, Chama Milind, Karn Sharma, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Shahbaz Ahmed, Mahipal Lomror, Sherfane Rutherford, Suyash Prabhudesai, Aneeshwar Gautam, David Willey, Rajat Patidar, Siddharth Kaul.

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