Punjab Kings squared off towards Royal Challengers Bangalore on Friday in a must-win sport for each side, on the Brabourne Stadium. PBKS skipper Mayank Agarwal made one change to his enjoying XI, Harpreet Brar got here into the lineup, instead of Sandeep Sharma.
RCB skipper Faf du Plessis in the meantime did not make any change to his enjoying XI, and he additionally received the toss and selected to bowl first. In latest instances, Brabourne Stadium’s pitch has assisted the spinners, which might be one purpose why Brar was introduced into the enjoying XI towards RCB.
For the unversed, Harpreet Brar had earlier hogged the limelight in 2021, when he dismissed Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers in a single sport.
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However that is not the one incident for which followers would possibly keep in mind Brar. The teenager infamously had as soon as wished grownup star Mia Khalifa on her birthday, after which followers had pulled his leg on social media.
The Indian cricketer had wished Mia a cheerful birthday on February 11, 2021. “Belated Completely satisfied Birthday @miakhalifa,” he wrote on Twitter.
Belated Completely satisfied Birthday @miakhalifa https://t.co/mzv5ZEeSVh
— Harpreet Brar (@thisisbrar) February 14, 2021
Very quickly, Brar’s birthday want had gone viral, as followers have been bemused on the entire state of affairs.
Who’s Harpreet Brar, PBKS teenager who was introduced into the enjoying XI vs RCB?
Hailing from a small city named Moga in Punjab, Harpreet Brar is a hard-hitting lower-order batsman and a left-arm spinner by commerce.
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On the age of 23, he was picked up by Punjab Kings for the primary time in IPL public sale, in 2019, for a worth of INR 20 lakh. In his 12-match IPL profession, Brar has managed to choose up simply 5 wickets, all of which got here in 2021.
Coincidentally, three of these wickets have been Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers. How Punjab would love for the teenager to repeat his heroes of final 12 months.