All About Harpreet Brar And His Cricket Career

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Born on September 16, 1995, is an Indian cricketer Harpreet Brar. He plays for the Punjab district in domestic cricket. He once hit an incredible mark of five sixes in an over in one of his matches. He was bought by Punjab Kings ahead of the IPL. He has played for the franchise for quite some time. Brar is a slow-arm orthodox bowler who bats with a left-handed bat. He takes the role of a bowling all-rounder. He studied in the Kendra Vidyalaya School as a kid. He later joined G.G.D.S.D College, Haryana, where he contested via the SOI party and won the sports in charge captain. He was greatly inspired by the Punjab player, GS Mann.

Harpreet Brar waited for seven years and tried four times for him to secure an IPL contract. He kept on trailing the Punjab franchise that finally bought him at 20 lakh in the 2018 IPL auctions. He had topped previously on the wicket-takers charts when he played for Ropar in the Punjab inter-district cricket tournament. When his team was relegated, he moved on to Mohali on G S Mann’s authority and worked wonders for the upcoming international cricketer. He later went on to represent the U23 squad of Punjab. Harpreet took 18 wickets and scored 206 runs in five matches.

The bowling all-rounder debuted against Delhi Capitals at the Kotla. He played a remarkable knock with the bat for his home team. Harpreet Brarwas once caught in a tricky hopeless situation when his team Punjab was six down for 129. Punjab needed a desperate lift in the overs. Luckily, Harpreet came in and hit a quick-fire 12 ball 20 including two fours and one six. Harpreet once took 15 wickets in a match and five wickets in the first inning. He equaled the records of other cricketers including legends like Anil Kumble and Jim Laker.  He entered the IPL at the age of 23 when he was about to give up. He took his first IPL wicket against RCB, from the captain himself.

Personal Information of Harpreet Brar

Full nameHarpreet Brar
Age27 years
GenderMale
Sport categoryCricket
Date of birthSeptember 17, 1995
HometownMoga, Punjab
Height1.88m
Weight75kg
SpouseUnmarried
Father’s nameMohinder Singh Brar
Mother’s nameGurmeetKaur Brar
Batting styleLeft-handed bat
Bowling styleSlow left-arm orthodox
Teams played forPunjab Kings, Punjab
Alma materKendra Vidyalaya School
CollegeG.G.D.S.D College, Haryana
IPL debutVs. Delhi Capitals at ArunJaitley Stadium on April 20, 2019
Test debutNot yet
ODI debutNot yet
AchievementsHe once hit five sixes in an over in a club match

Achievements of Harpreet Brar

  • Harpreet once hit five sixes in an over in a match when he was playing in the Punjab inter-district cricket tournament.
  • He was once caught in a tricky hopeless situation when his team Punjab was six down for 129. Punjab needed a desperate lift in the overs. Luckily, Harpreet came in and hit a quick-fire 12 ball 20 including two fours and one six.
  • Harpreet once took 15 wickets in a match and five wickets in the first inning. He equaled the records of other cricketers including legends like Anil Kumble and Jim Laker.
  • He finally got his way to the IPL career after waiting for seven years and knocking on Punjab Kings’ door for four years.
  • Harpreet Brar debuted in IPL when his home team was playing against Delhi Capitals at ArunJaitley Stadium on April 20, 2019.
  • He took his first IPL wicket against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) fromViratKohli himself, during IPL 2021 season.

Family Background of Harpreet Brar

Harpreet was born in Moga, Punjab. He schooled at Kendra Vidyalaya School andG.G.D.S.D College, Haryana. His parents are well known. His father is called Mohinder Singh Brar and his mother is GurmeetKaur Brar. His father worked in the Punjab Police as a driver. Harpreet has a sister. His sister’s name is RamanpreetKaur Brar. His favorite cricketer is Yuvraj Singh. Their religion is Hinduism. Harpreet has several tattoos on his right arm. He is currently unmarried and unengaged as there is no recent update regarding his further relationships or engagement with anyone.

Harpreet Brar’s career summary of all formats

Harpreet Brarhas not been much privileged to play several careers in cricket. He hasn’t played any test match, ODI career, and T20I career. However, he has played some domestic matches.

Harpreet Brar’s domestic career

He played for the Punjab cricket team in the Under 16 tournament at the beginning of his cricket career. He later proceeded to play for his cricket team in the Under 19 and 23 tournaments. He caught the attention of everyone with a stunning 10 wickets in an inning, when playing for the Under 19 team of Ropar. Harpreet once took 15 wickets in a match and five wickets in the first inning. He equaled the records of other cricketers. Upon relegation of his team, Harpreet Brar moved on to Mohali on G S Mann’s authority and continued to display his brilliance.

Harpreet Brar IPL career

Harpreet Brar was bought by the Punjab Kings in the 2019 IPL mega auction ahead of the 2019 IPL tournament. He was signed at 20 lakh. He later found a slot in the India U23 squad that battled Bangladesh U23 at Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. He debuted in the second match of the series in September 2019. He made his maiden IPL wicket on April 30, 2021, against RCB from ViratKohli. He finished the match with 3-19 in four overs. He took a wicket from both Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers. The Punjab kings bought him again in February 2022 ahead of the 2022 IPL tournament. The spinner’s performance is expected to rise and lift his consistency in IPL as well as secure a chance to play other tournaments like the T20I.

Batting statistics of Harpreet Brar

FormatTestODIList AT20IT20IPL
Mat93112
Inn7
Runs6314998
Avg15.7221.2898
SR111.36
HS25
NO06
100s000
The 50s00
4s6
6s4

Bowling statistics of Harpreet Brar

FormatTestODIList AT20IT20IPL
Mat93112
Inn12
Balls444626222
Runs286
Wkts9305
BBI4/434/4319
BBM19
Eco7.73
Avg57.2
5w0
10w0

The net worth of Harpreet Brar

His net worth started to rapidly rise in the 2019-2020 IPL season. The main source of his income is a successful cricket career. The estimate of his current net worth is 8-10 crores; However, his net worth is expected to rise further as he plays for the Punjab Kings in the IPL 2022 edition.

Harpreet Brar’s social media accounts

Twitter: Harpreet Brar (@thisisbrar)

Instagram: harpreetbrar95

Facebook: Harpreet Brar

FAQ

  1. What is the net worth of Harpreet Brar?

His net worth is approximately 10 crores.

  • Where was Harpreet Brar born?

He was born in Moga, Punjab.

  • Which team is Harpreet Brar representing in the 2022 IPL?

He is playing for Punjab Kings.

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