IND vs NZ, 2nd T20I: Harshal Patel’s inspirational story
Fearing the waves, the boat does not cross, those who try do not get defeated. These alphabets fit perfectly on Team India’s fast bowler Harshal Patel. Harshal Patel made his debut for the Indian team in the Ranchi T20 and in the very first match, he won the hearts of the fans with his tremendous bowling. Harshal Patel took 2 wickets for just 25 runs in 4 overs against New Zealand. Harshal Patel was awarded the Man of the Match award. Patel got this award for bowling with excellent control in the dew.
After Ranchi T20, Harshal Patel’s name is on every fan’s tongue. People are praising his bowling in the death overs. But believe me, before these applause, this fast bowler has also abused. Harshal Patel has struggled a lot to reach the Indian team. Patel traveled thousands of kms from the family to fulfill his dream. stay away. Even during Ranji Trophy and IPL, he had to drink a sip of humiliation, but today he is playing for Team India on the basis of his hard work.
Story of Harshal Patel
Born on November 23, 1990 in Gujarat, Harshal Patel played his name in the 2008-09 Vinoo Mankad Trophy by taking 23 wickets. After this, in the year 2010, he played the Under 19 World Cup for India. After the Under-19 World Cup, he was given an IPL contract by Mumbai Indians. But from here the struggle of Harshal Patel started. Harshal Patel, who made his List A debut for Gujarat in 2009 itself, was dropped from the team in just two years. Harshal Patel decided to leave Gujarat in 2011 and play for Haryana after Gujarat selectors did not give him a place in the Ranji Trophy team. Harshal came to Haryana as an outsider but today he is the captain of this team.
Harshal changed after IPL 2018 auction!
It is said that such a moment comes in the life of every player, after which his career changes completely. Something similar happened with Harshal Patel during IPL 2018 auction. No team was betting on Harshal Patel during the auction but in the end Delhi Capitals bought him at a base price of 20 lakhs. Harshal Patel felt this thing as an insult and he started working hard. However, the season of 2018 was very disappointing for Harshal Patel. Patel managed to take 7 wickets in 5 matches but his economy rate was 9.54. Even in the year 2019, Harshal Patel got out after playing just 2 matches. In 2020, Harshal could take only 3 wickets in 5 matches and Delhi Capitals transferred him to Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Harshal Patel did an amazing job in the Ranji Trophy 2020 season. He created a sensation by taking 52 wickets in just 9 matches. He became the highest wicket-taker for Haryana in a first-class season. After this, as soon as IPL 2021 started, Bangalore gave Harshal Patel a chance to play. Harshal Patel took five wickets in the very first match and he became the first bowler to take five wickets in the innings against Mumbai Indians. IPL 2021 proved to be a milestone for Harshal Patel. This fast bowler won the Purple Cap by taking 32 wickets and he also got a chance to debut in the second T20 against New Zealand.
Harshal Patel is separated from family
Let us tell you that Harshal Patel lives separately from his family because of cricket. Harshal Patel’s family shifted to America in the year 2005 but this player remained in India to fulfill his dream. Harshal Patel has made a place in Team India at the age of 30. He has come a long way to reach here but believe me this player has finally achieved a big position on the basis of his hard work.
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