Harshal Patel on Kyle Jamieson: His height and consistency in hitting the right areas sets him apart

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Indian Premier League: RCB pacer Harshal Patel has spoken astir Kyle Jamieson and the worth helium adds to the franchise’s setup successful the ongoing 14th variation of the IPL. 

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  • Jamieson is 6’8’ and consistently bowls connected that corridor of uncertainty with the caller ball: Harshal
  • Jamieson bagged the wicket of Suryakumar Yadav successful the opener
  • Mumbai Indians mislaid the opener to Royal Challengers Bangalore by 2 wickets

Kyle Jamieson was bought for a whopping Rs 15 crore successful the 2021 IPL auction, that was held successful February this year. The New Zealand all-rounder had a basal terms of Rs 75 lakh but became 1 of the biggest overseas buys successful IPL history.

Harshal Patel, successful a virtual media enactment connected Tuesday, said that Jamieson is simply a prime bowler whose consistency successful hitting the close areas sets him apart. The 6ft 8 inch gangly Jamieson, who made his IPL debut connected Friday against Mumbai Indians, fared decently with 1/27 disconnected his 4 overs.

“His consistency,” Harshal said is the champion happening astir Kyle Jamieson.

“The enactment helium gets connected the ball, and evidently the areas that helium hits, helium is precise very consistent. And immoderate batsman would hold to this, anybody who is 6’8’ and consistently bowls connected that corridor of uncertainty with the caller ball. Then hits the magnitude successful the decease overs arsenic good to get away,” Harshal said.

The item of the crippled for was Jamieson was erstwhile helium was bowling the 19th over. He delivered a yorker connected the mediate stump which Krunal managed to negociate but the shot deed the toe-end of the bat resulting successful it breaking into 2 pieces.

Harshal became the archetypal bowler successful IPL past to prime 5 wickets against Mumbai Indians. He picked 3 wickets successful the last implicit and gave distant conscionable 1 tally to decorativeness with outstanding bowling figures of 5 for 27 from 4 overs.