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Hey Folks! Hope you all are well and excited to watch your favorite players in the Indian Premier League 2021. Do you know who is on the top in the list of the top 8 Most wicket-taker in the history of the Indian Premier League? who has taken most no. of wickets in IPL.
No. #8 Wicket-taker
Name- Sunil Narine
Sunil Philip Narine, A international player who plays for West Indies. He is primarily an off-break/off-spin bowler as well as an aggressive batsman(left-handed). He made his IPL debut in 2012 when Kolkata Knight Riders bought him for USD 7,00,000. Since then he has been an invaluable asset for the franchise. Initially, Sunil started his IPL journey as a bowler but slowly he transformed himself into an outstanding All-rounder.
Till now, Sunil Narine has picked 127 wickets in 120 matches in his IPL career. He has scored 892 runs in just 66 innings at a strike rate of avg. 164.27.
No. #7 Wicket-taker
Name- Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the core bowler of the Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) franchise. He plays for the Indian national cricket team in all formats. He has played for Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Warriors India in the beginning. Sunrisers Hyderabad picked him at the 2014 auction. Bhuvneshwar Kumar clinched the purple cap award in 2016 and the franchise won the IPL title that year.
He retained the purple cap award in IPL 2017 for picking 26 awards. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, well known as Bhuvi has bagged 136 wickets in 121 matches.
No #6 Wicket-taker
Name- Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin, the fastest Indian bowler plays for Delhi Capitals in IPL. He is a bowling all-rounder who holds the highest test bowler rank for India on ICC player rankings. Ashwin made his IPL debut in 2008, he played for Chennai Super Kings from 2008 to 2015. He is currently playing in the Delhi Capitals franchise. Ravichandran Ashwin has been part of 154 IPL games and he has taken 138 wickets.
After the stunning performance in the test series, He could be the purple cap winner in IPL 2021.
No. #5 Wicket-taker
Name- Harbhajan Singh
The off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, One of the successful bowlers in Indian Cricket History. He has played in all formats of the game for India. He has transformed himself from an off-spinner to an all-rounder. He was a core part of the Mumbai Indians franchise for 10 years from 2008 to 2017. Later he joined Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2018. In IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders bought him a whopping of 2 crores.
Harbhajan attained the most success of his career by playing in IPL. He has encountered 150 wickets in 160 matches with scoring 829 runs in 88 innings.
No. #4 Wicket-taker
Name- Dwayne Bravo
Dwayne John Bravo, the all-rounder is a former captain of the West Indies Cricket team. He is prominent for his death-bowling and aggressive batting in the middle order. He made his IPL debut in 2008, he played for Mumbai Indians in the first three editions of IPL. In IPL 2011, the Chennai Super Kings franchise picked bravo and he played for the franchise from 2011 to 2015. During these seasons he won two purple cap awards- in 2013 for picking 32 wickets in 18 matches and 2015 for picking 26 wickets in 16 matches.
After two years of suspension, in the comeback season IPL 2018, CSK again bought him and retained him till now. He has been a crucial part of CSK’S remarkable IPL journey.
Dwayne Bravo is well known as DJ Bravo and The Champion. He has scored 1490 runs and grabbed 153 wickets in 140 matches.
No. #3 Wicket-taker
Name- Piyush Chawla
Piyush Chawla, one of the most successful IPL bowlers who made his IPL debut in 2008. He is bought by Mumbai Indians in a total sum of INR 2.40 crores at the IPL 2021 auction.
In the initial editions of IPL from 2008 to 2013, he played for Kings XI Punjab. Later in IPL 2014, Kolkata Knight Riders bought him and he featured till IPL 2019 for the team. Then he played for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2020.
Piyush Chawla has grabbed third place in all-time Wicket-takers in IPL and picked impressive 156 wickets in 164 games.
No. #2 Wicket-taker
Name- Amit Mishra
The Leg-spinner Amit Mishra is playing for the Delhi Capitals franchise since 2015. He is retained by the franchise in a whopping of 4 crores. He is one of the consistent players of the Delhi Capitals IPL Journey. He holds the record of grabbing the highest number of hat-tricks. He has taken hat tricks three times against Deccan Chargers, Kings XI Punjab, and Pune Warriors India.
Till now, Amit Mishra has been featured in 150 matches and encountered impressive 160 wickets.
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No. #1 Wicket-taker
Name- Lasith Malinga
Lasith Malinga, the Shri Lankan pacer tops the chart of most Wicket-takers in IPL history. Unsurprisingly he is a dominant bowler among all bowlers of all time in IPL history. In 2014, Sri Lanka won the T20 World cup under Malinga’s captaincy.
The Yorker King, Malinga has played for Mumbai Indians since his debut in the premier league. He played for Mumbai Indians from 2008 to 2020 and became their key and leading bowler. His contribution to Mumbai Indians is invaluable.
In IPL 2011, he was the purple cap awardee with most 28 wickets in 16 matches. Till now he has appeared in only 122 matches and he grabbed 170 wickets at an economy of 7.14.
Malinga has retired from the franchise cricket so he is not playing in IPL 2021. The Yorker king has ended his IPL career as Most Wicket-taker in IPL history. So this was the list of Most Wicket-takers in the Indian Premier League of all time. I hope you liked it.