T20 cricket’s growth has made it extremely difficult for bowlers to consistently deliver exceptional performances. Most of the time, world-class batsmen wreak havoc on the bowlers. It’s no different in the IPL.We’ve seen a lot of incredible ball handling over the years. We’ve all heard that T20 cricket is primarily a batsman’s game. However, it should be mentioned that most of the time, it is a bowler who turns the game for his team. Teams all over the world have realised that winning a competition requires a strong squad of bowlers. This is also true in the IPL, the world’s largest T20 tournament.The best bowlers in the IPL are listed below.
Lasith Malinga: 28 wickets in IPL 2011
Lasith Malinga, a veteran fast bowler, has taken the most wickets in the IPL. He has been instrumental in creating MI the most successful squad in IPL history.In the 2011 edition of the tournament, he had his greatest season. With 28 wickets, Malinga was the leading wicket-taker. He was also awarded the purple cap of the season for his consistent performances.In 122 games, he has claimed a record 170 wickets, making him the most successful bowler in IPL history. Despite the fact that 108 of his wickets have come in death overs, where batsmen try to score at a faster rate and frequently fall out as a result, his total figures are too good to be questioned. Malinga began his career with the Mumbai Indians in 2009 and last featured in the 2019 season. Even at that stage of his career, his final over in the 2019 final was enough to demonstrate his excellence.
Harbhajan Singh is presently ranked fifth in the world with 150 wickets in 163 games. His league economy rate is 7.07, while the league average is 26.44. In the second leg of the IPL 2021,
Piyush Chawla is the third-highest wicket-taker in IPL history, having been purchased by Mumbai Indians in a mini-auction for IPL 2021. With an average of 27.32 and an economy of 7.87, he has 156 wickets in 164 matches. Piyush Chawla has previously played in the lucrative league for Chennai, Punjab, and Kolkata.
Dwayne Bravo: 32 wickets in IPL 2013
Since the 2011 edition of the Indian Premier League, Bravo has been a key member of Chennai Super Kings. He’s been one of the franchise’s most consistent players.Bravo took 32 wickets in 18 matches throughout that season, assisting the club in reaching the competition final. CSK was defeated by MI in the final by a margin of 23 runs. Bravo took four wickets for 42 runs in four overs in that game.
James Faulkner: 28 wickets in IPL 2013
In the 2013 Indian Premier League, Rajasthan Royals finished third on the points table, and James Faulkner was instrumental in the team’s victories. He took the most wickets for the franchise and finished the IPL 2013 with the second-most wickets. Faulkner had 28 wickets to his name, including two five-wicket hauls.
Kagiso Rabada: 30 wickets in IPL 2020
Kagiso Rabada of the Delhi Capitals won the purple cap in IPL 2020. He forged a fantastic partnership with Anrich Nortje and was instrumental in leading Delhi Capitals to the IPL 2021 final.
Harshal Patel: 30 wickets in IPL 2021
In the ongoing IPL 2021, Royal Challengers Bangalore has advanced to the playoffs, with Harshal Patel playing a key role. This season, he has won games for RCB on his own.
In 154 games, Amit Mishra has 166 wickets. He is now a member of the Delhi team, however he has previously played for the Hyderabad franchise. Mishra has a league-best economy rate of 7.35 and has been instrumental in capturing wickets in the middle overs.