Top 10 wicket-takers in history of IPL:
The Indian Premier League has always been a source of entertainment in which cricket fans are always interested. Fans not only love to see hard hitting by batsman but also love to see bagging of wicket by their favorite bowler. Since inception of IPL, many bowlers have shown their extremely brilliant performance which has impressed the cricket fans. Fans will be interested in knowing about top 10 wicket-takers in history of IPL.
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Lasith Malinga picked up 170 IPL wickets in 122 matches.He is one of the top 10 wicket-takers in history of IPL.
The Sri Lanka pacer has played a vital role in helping Mumbai Indians to achieve victory many times.
Lasith Malinga has given his best performance during IPL 2011, as he scalped most number of wickets. At the conclusion, he won the Purple Cap for picking up the most wickets in 2011 season of IPL. He picked up 28 wickets in 16 matches.
2. Amit Mishra
Amit Mishra picked up 160 IPL wickets in 150 matches.
The leg-spinner has achieved the record of picking up the highest number of hat-tricks in the starting of tournament in 2008.Hat-tricks was made against Deccan Chargers, Pune Warriors India and Punjab Kings.
3. Piyush Chawla
Piyush Chawla picked up 156 IPL wickets in 164 matches.
Leg-spinner’s name has made memorable in the history of IPL not only because of his wicket-taking ability but he is always remembered for scoring the good number of runs for Kolkata Knight Riders in final match of IPL 2014.
In 2012, he also played a vital role in Kolkata Knight Riders’ title-winning run.
4. Dwayne Bravo
Dwayne Bravo took 153 IPL wickets in 140 matches.
He has been one of the best performing all-rounders in history of IPL.
Along with bagging the wickets in brilliant way, Bravo has played some blistering knocks with the bat also. He possesses sound knowledge of the overall game.
In 2013 session of IPL he bagged the ‘Purple Cap’ as he took 32 wickets for the Chennai Super Kings.
5. Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh picked up 150 IPL wickets in 160 matches.
Harbhajan Singh is one of the best Indian spinner and boasts of a decent IPL record.
At the auction of 14th tournament of IPL, Harbhajan Singh found a last-minute bid from Kolkata Knight Riders but he has made a place for himself among the bowling elites in IPL.
6. Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin picked up 138 IPL wickets in 154 matches.
In the series of India against England, Ashwin became the second-fastest bowler to pick up 400 wickets in Tests.
7. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar took 136 IPL wickets in 121 matches.
He is the leading wicket-taker for his team Sunrisers Hyderabad. He has achieved his best bowling figures that are 5/19, while playing against Punjab Kings in 2017.
He was not part of action for over the past six months because of thigh injury but much is expected from him that he will make strong come back in IPL again
8. Sunil Narine
Sunil Narine picked up 127 IPL wickets in 120 matches.
‘Mystery bowler’ Sunil Narine is always known for his ability to bamboozle batsmen at will. Lately he gained the popularity because of his blazing batting performances after he was promoted as opener of Kolkata Knight Riders.
9. Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal picked up 121 IPL wickets in 99 matches.
Chahal is always known for his entertaining persona on as well as off the pitch.
He proved himself as one of the brilliant player of his team, Royal Challengers Bangalore .The wrist-spinner has picked up 121 wickets in 99 matches.
10. Umesh Yadav
Umesh Yadav picked up 119 wickets in 121 matches.
He is always known for his blistering pace.He has also achieved equally impressive international record as he picked up 200 wickets for India across formats.