Harshal Patel, who suffered a nasty cut on the webbing of his right hand and it began bleeding profusely during Match Number 67 of IPL 2022 between RCB and Gujarat Titans (GT) on Saturday (May 21), provided an update on the injury and revealed that he will be fit to play in the eliminator if RCB advance to the playoffs.
The outcome of Saturday’s match between the Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians will determine RCB’s fate in the IPL 2022. (MI). If MI defeats Delhi at Wankhede Stadium, RCB will advance; if Delhi wins, they will face Lucknow Super Giants in the eliminator on Wednesday (May 25) at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Despite the win over the Gujarat Titans, there were a few worried faces in the RCB dugout due to Harshal Patel’s injury. And he gave the fans some much-needed good news. “I split my webbing on my right hand when I caught that ball on short extra cover. I got a few stitches, which should fall out in three to four days “He told the RCB website. “If we make it to the playoffs, I think I’ll be ready to play,” he said with a smile.
Harshal was the leading wicket-taker in the cash-rich league’s 2021 season, and he has 18 wickets in 13 matches played so far this season. He is currently ranked seventh in the Purple Cap race and has established himself as one of the best death bowlers in the cash-rich league.
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