Punjab Kings defeated Bangalore Royals Challengers by 34 runs in the IPL on Friday. Chasing the target of 180 set by Punjab, RCB managed to score only 145 runs. Newcomer Harpreet Brar was honored with the Man of the Match award for his all-around performance.
Punjab bowler Harpreet Brar dismissed key RCB batsmen Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, and AB de Villiers in the match. Harpreet is only the seventh spinner to dismiss both Kohli and De Villiers in the same IPL match. Shreyas Gopal, Harbhajan Singh, Krinal Pandya, Nitish Rana, Rashid Khan, and Sunil Narin have done this feat before Harpreet. Shreyas Gopal has done this feat three times. Harpreet Brar has also found a place in this list.
— Harpreet Brar (@thisisbrar) April 25, 2021
After this, there was a lot of discussion about Harpreet Brar on social media. Netizens praised his performance. However, one netizen compared Punjab's Harpreet Brar to Bollywood's famous actor Akshay. However, Harpreet did not like the comparison with Akshay Kumar. He has given a good answer to that netizen.
A netizen told Harpreet that he sees Akshay Kumar in Tu Singh Is Bling. However, while tweeting a photo of this work, Harpreet posted that he is not wearing a turban for money.