Top highest wicket-takers in IPL History
In this article, we will be discussing the top highest wicket-takers in IPL history. The bowlers are the most celebrated people in the IPL.
In this article, we will be discussing the top highest wicket-takers in IPL history. The bowlers are the most celebrated people in the IPL. It is always fun to watch them bowl at their fullest and spin the stumps across the field with their interesting and intimidating bowling variations. We are presenting you this article as a homage to their wonderful achievements throughout the history of the tournament from 2008 to the present time.
We will be compiling a list of the top 10 wickets takers along with their stats. Feel free to go through the whole article to freshen up your IPL knowledge and be updated on the stats.
Top highest wicket-takers in IPL history
The West Indian all-rounder is a household name to Indian cricket enthusiasts. Dwayne Bravo has been a backbone to the South Indian IPL franchise, Chennai Super kings throughout the years. Dwayne Bravo, with no doubt, is the highest wicket-taker in the history of IPL with 181 wickets from 159 matches. He has an average of 23.86 with an economy of 8.38.
The slinga-Malinga steals the second spot in the list of highest wicket-takers in IPL history. The bowler who throws deadly yorkers on a scary consistent level has a total of amount of 170 wickets under his name from 122 matches he had appeared for. He has a bowling average of 19.8 with an economy rate of 7.14. He has a best-bowling record of 5 wickets for 13 runs in an innings.
The Indian spinner Amit Mishra, from 154 matches he has appeared, has a myriad of 166 wickets. He has a bowling average of 23.98 with an economy of 7.36. He was once the spinner that every batter had nightmares of. It is an impressive figure to hold from the 540 overs he had bowled.
The youngster-spinner of Rajasthan Royals, Yuzvendra Chahal has 158 wickets under his belt from the 124 matches he has appeared for both Royal Challengers Bangalore. Chahal has an excellent bowling average of 21.44 from the 447 overs he has delivered. He also has a wonderful economy of 7.56 with the best performance of 5 for 40.
Just like Amit Mishra, Piyush Chawla is one such great spinner that IPL had ever witnessed with this variety of deliveries in a single over. His exceptional performance from him in the IPL is what made him into the list of highest wicket-takers in IPL history. Piyush Chawla from his 165 appearances, has 157 wickets under his name. He averages 27.39 with an economy of 7.88.
Ravichandran Ashwin, the world-class spinner who is now a part of Rajasthan Royals has been one of the most prominent figures in the history of IPL. He lies in the 6th position in the list of highest wicket-takers in IPL history. He has a total collection of 153 wickets with an economy rate of 6.93 at an average of 28.21. His career-best performance is 4 wickets for 34 runs.
The Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar is in the 7th position in the list of highest wicket-takers in IPL history. The pacer who can swing the ball in both the ways effortlessly has a wicket collection of 151 wickets with an average of 25.41 from the 141 matches that he has capped. His economy (7.3) is commendable and a career-best performance of 5 for 19 makes him one of the prominent bowlers of the current era of IPL.
The legendary spinner who served both the Indian national team as well as in IPL for a significant amount of time has earned himself a place in the list of highest wicket-takers in IPL history. Harbhajan Singh has taken a total number of 150 wickets in his IPL career with an average of 26.87 at an economy of 7.08. His career-best performance is 5 wickets for 18 runs.
The West Indian all-rounder has been shining with both bat and ball recently. From the 163 matches that he has played, he has a wicket collection of 150 at an average of 24.79 with an economy rate of 6.64, which is pretty good for an all-rounder. His career-best performance for Kolkata Knight Riders is 5 wickets for 18 runs.
If it is the list of highest wicket-takers in IPL history and Jasprit Bumrah’s name isn’t on it, it would be a mistake. The young pacer has been promising since the day he was capped. The young Indian spearhead has a collection of 135 wickets under his name from the 115 matches he has played. He has an average of 24.08 with an economy rate of 7.42. Jasprit Bumrah’s career-best inning performance was 4 wickets for 14 runs.
This is our compilation of the 10 highest wicket-taker in IPL history. We hope that you find the article informative and interesting. Stay tuned to our website to find more and more articles for cricket heads like you.