IPL 2022
Harshal Patel Sends Back Andre Russell After A Short Carnage
By CricShots - Mar 30, 2022 9:53 pm
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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) had won their first game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). However, they suffered a shocking batting collapse and ended up with a total of a mere 128 runs in the first innings. They kept losing wickets at regular intervals and were reduced to 83/7 when Andre Russell walked in to bat.

Harshal Patel
Harshal Patel dismissed Andre Russell after a carnage

Despite the fact that KKR kept on losing wickets from the other end, Andre Russell continued playing his natural game. He smashed one boundary and three sixes during his knock of 25 runs. Harshal Patel was bowling the 14th over of the innings for RCB and Russell looked to be at his absolute best.

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Harshal Patel bowled a length ball wide outside off on the penultimate ball of the over and the West Indies power-hitter tried to hit it hard. Andre Russell missed his attempt and just edged the ball to wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik. With that wicket, KKR almost left no hope in the game and they eventually lost the game by 3 wickets and 4 balls to spare. Dinesh Karthik hit the winning runs for RCB in the final over.

Here is the video of Harshal Patel dismissing Andre Russell:

Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Faf du Plessis (c), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Sherfane Rutherford, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, David Willey, Harshal Patel, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj

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Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer (c), Sam Billings, Sheldon Jackson (wk), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakaravarthy

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