Mike Hesson. (Photograph by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Photographs)

Royal Challengers Bangalore followers went right into a euphoric state after their crew’s victory towards Lucknow Tremendous Giants within the IPL 2022 Eliminator. Rajat Patidar earned all of the accolades after his magnificent century, nevertheless it was RCB’s bowling trio of Josh Hazlewood, Harshal Patel, and Wanindu Hasaranga who did the enterprise for the Bangalore facet within the second innings.

Main as much as the sport, RCB’s Director of Cricket Operations, Mike Hesson put a highlight on his facet’s prime performers of the season. Emphasizing the bowling performances of his gamers, particularly within the center and demise overs, Hesson appreciated the efforts of Hasaranga and Hazlewood.

“Wanindu has been distinctive by way of these center over wickets for us. You’ll be able to solely management the again of the innings should you take wickets within the center. The wickets that he has bought have been essential. Josh Hazlewood’s come out and he exhibits expertise. He’s a banker. He’s bought massive wickets for us. He’s proven his experience within the demise as effectively which is being essential,” Hesson mentioned in a latest episode of RCB’s Daring Diaries.

Hesson commends Harshal Patel’s eagerness to bowl on the demise

Harshal Patel has not fairly reached to the identical heights like final season when he bagged a file 32 wickets within the match. However, the canny bowler has been pivotal for  RCB within the ending levels of the innings. Patel has gone beneath eight runs per over in demise overs and has been fairly reliable with the ball.

“Harshal has performed what we all know he can do. He creates stress, takes wickets, and loves the demise overs. Not many individuals put their arms up and say that they wish to try this job,” mentioned Hesson.

Hesson additionally talked in regards to the partnership of Glenn Maxwell and Shahbaz Ahmed, who has gone beneath the radar within the middle-overs for RCB. The spin duo has been capable of limit the opposition and has even bowled economically within the powerplays.

“I feel Maxwell has been very spectacular. He needed to bowl within the powerplay, needed to bowl robust overs, and gone at seven per over. He’s proven his expertise, simply made it straightforward for Shahbaz to do his job and so they have mixed very properly from the bowling standpoint. Shahbaz for me has gotten an increasing number of snug over the past two years. These essential cameos he has performed with the bat and the ball have been crucial for us,” he defined.