Sri Lankan leg spinner Wanindu Hasaranga is performing well in IPL 2022. Seeing his talent, Royal Challengers Bangalore bought him for a huge amount. On Sunday, Hasaranga led Royal Challengers Bangalore to victory with his magic pitchers against Sunrisers Hyderabad. He took five wickets for 18 runs in 4 overs with a maiden. After the game, he told his specialty.
Wanindu Hasaranga said on Sunday that the clarity of his role as wicket-taker for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is helping him in the ongoing Indian Premier League. Hasaranga was added to the team by RCB at this year’s auction for Rs 10.75 crore. He is the highest paid Sri Lankan player in IPL.
He took five wickets for 18 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday and helped the team to a big win by 67 runs. Hasranga said in a post-match press conference, I am a wicket-taker and the team thinking is like that too. I want to take bowling wickets that stop the race. This is my role in the team.
With this performance, Hasranga (21 wickets) has moved to second place in the list of the best wicket takers in the current season behind Yuzvendra Chahal (22 wickets). Hasranga said, I am very happy for my place in the team. I try to put pressure on the opposing team by taking wickets in the middle of overs.