Punjab Kings left-arm spin bowler Harpreet Brar has become the talk of the town after he picked up the vital wickets of Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and Glenn Maxwell in the IPL 2021 match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Brar had even done well with the willow in the first innings and then he set up his team’s win with a three-wicket haul.
Not many fans would know that Harpreet Brar has been a part of the Punjab Kings team for three years. The Mohali-based franchise bought him at his base price of INR 20 lakh in IPL 2019 Auction. Brar had to wait for a long period before earning his first contract. He waited seven years and came for trials in four years before securing his maiden IPL contract.
However, the wait has been worth it for the Punjab Kings and Harpreet Brar. The left-arm spin bowler wreaked havoc at the world’s largest cricket stadium and destroyed the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. This performance could take Brar’s career to the next level because he can be an all-rounder for the Indian team in the shorter formats of the game.
Brar is someone who can score quick runs in the death overs and then turn the game with his left-arm spin. On that note, here’s a look at some interesting details about the newest star of IPL 2021.
Harpreet Brar Age
Harpreet Brar was born on September 16, 1995. He is 25 years and 226 days old.
The left-arm spin bowler was born in Moga, Punjab. He plays domestic cricket for his state and even represented the Punjab U-19s. Currently, he is representing his home franchise in the world’s grandest T20 competition.
As mentioned earlier in the article, Harpreet Brar plays for the Mohali-based Punjab Kings team. Earlier, this team was known as the Kings XI Punjab. However, they rebranded themselves as the Punjab Kings before IPL 2021.
Harpreet Brar IPL Salary
The Mohali-based franchise bought Harpreet for 20 lakhs and have paid him the same amount for every season. So far, he has made 60 lakhs from the IPL.
Harpreet Brar T20 stats
Harpreet Brar made his T20 debut on April 20, 2019 in the match between the Kings XI Punjab and the Delhi Capitals. So far, Brar has played 19 T20 matches, scoring 77 runs and picking up 21 wickets. His best figures are 4/22, while his economy rate has been 6.94. It will be exciting to see how he plays for the Punjab Kings in the upcoming matches of IPL 2021.