- Harshal Patel took 19 runs in the 19th over
- Harshal Patel trolled fiercely on social media
- Australia set a target of 91 runs for India
IND vs AUS Harshal Patel: The match started late by two and a half hours due to rain and wet outfield at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur. The 20-20 over match between India and Australia was changed to 8-8 overs. The death overs also changed with the size of the match. Till now the 19th over was troubling India, so in this match, the eighth ov pushed him on the backfoot. In this match, Bhuvneshwar Kumar was not part of the team, then Harshal Patel made up for his lack.
Harshal Patel took 19 runs in the eighth over
Fast bowler Harshal Patel gave 19 runs in the last and eighth over of the match. Matthew Wade of Australia hit him for three sixes in this over. Like Bhuvi, Harshal also made the same mistakes and was punished in the same manner. He had to eat the first six on a length ball bowled outside off-stump. Harshal bowls a full toss on the fourth ball of the over and Wade once again hits him over deep cover for a six. Fifth ball of the over he bowled a short delivery and Wade pulled it over square leg and hit it for a six. In this way, he conceded 19 runs in this important, completing Bhuvi’s loss.
Harshal Patel trolled on social media
Seeing such bowling of Harshal Patel, cricket fans cursed him fiercely on social media and had a lot of fun. Some said that Harshal Patel does not have the ability to become a death over bowler in any way, then someone said that he did not ask captain Rohit Sharma to bowl to him.
After this over from Harshal Patel, Australia set a difficult target of 91 runs for India to win after eight overs. Matthew Wade, who hit Patel for three sixes in the last over, scored 43 runs in 20 balls.