RCB pacer Harshal Patel injured, likely to be ruled out of SA series

RCB’s Harshal Patel exits team’s bio bubble to meet his family, following sister’s demise: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) premier pacer Harshal Patel has left his side’s bio-bubble in Pune due to his sister’s sudden passing away. As per the reports of Dainik Jagaran, Patel exited RCB’s controlled environment after getting to know of a family member’s demise yesterday.

Patel has been performing brilliantly for RCB in the past few matches. The experienced pacer scalped twin wickets against Mumbai Indians (MI) in Pune and helped his side clinch an easy win against misaligned MI.

“Unfortunately, Harshal had to leave the bio-bubble due to a death in his family. It was his sister. He did not take the team bus back to Mumbai from Pune,” said an IPL source.

The sources further informed that Harshal will again join his side’s bio-bubble before RCB’s match against Chennai Super Kings on April 12.

“He will be rejoining the bubble before the next game against CSK on April 12.”

Harshal Patel wasn’t retained by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) ahead of the player auction 2022, however, the franchise gave it all to bag his services during the auction. Duo to aggressive bidding by RCB, Harshal Patel pocketed INR 10.75 crores at the mega auction.

The right arm death bowling specialist has already justified his price tag by providing RCB with steady death bowling. The pacer has been giving his team timely breakthroughs.

The pacer has uprooted six wickets in four Tata IPL 2022 games so far. Moreover, the speedster has maintained an impressive economy of 5.50.

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RCB defeated Mumbai Indians and climbed to third place in Points Table:

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), last night, defeated Mumbai Indians (MI) to bring up their third win of the season. With the win, RCB climbs up to third place in the current Tata IPL 2022 points table.

Young Anuj Rawat played a sensational knock of 66 runs and aided RCB to win the game as quickly as possible. RCB chased down the total with nine balls to spare.

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