Its a player’s dream to be among the Top 5 in any sport they play. In this article we look at the TOP 5 Wicket Takers in IPL. Over the years the T20 game has evolved and as it a batsman dominating game there are bowlers who dominated the batsman most times than any other bowlers in the league with their art and skill. The list contains two fast bowlers and three spinners. Every wicket counts in the shortest format and bowler’s success in the league is often seen by the number of wickets they have taken at the end of the day.
TOP 5 Wicket Takers in IPL
The all time leading wicket taker in IPL. Malinga playing for Mumbai Indians has picked up 170 wickets in 122 matches. Malinga has delivered and won many games single handedly for Mumbai and one such instance is the final over of IPL 2019 where he won it for Mumbai. Malinga is famous for his toe crushing yorkers and he has retired from IPL. He is now part of the Rajasthan Royals team as a bowling coach.
Dwayne Bravo, a West Indian allrounder, is the second-highest wicket-taker in IPL history, after Lasith Malinga. Bravo got 167 wickets in 151 games in the IPL. He is also the only player to have taken the most wickets in a single season, with 31. He is a prominent player for Chennai Super Kings. Bravo performs for his franchise anytime they need him, and CSK buys him again in the 2022 mega auction. I hope he keeps up his excellent show.
Amit Mishra, an Indian leg spinner, is the third-highest wicket-taker in IPL history. With an economy of 7.35, he took 166 wickets in 154 games. With his leg-spin, he grabbed a lot of wickets in the middle overs. He also has three hat ricks to his name in IPL which is rare feat and only few other bowlers are part of the hattrick list. In 2021, Amit Mishra was a member of the Delhi Capitals. He is an unsung hero of the Indian Premier League. He was not auctioned in the IPL 2022 super auction.
Chawla a leg spinner and former world cup winner is the fourth-highest wicket-taker in IPL history. With an average of 27.39 and an economy of 7.88, he grabbed 157 wickets in 165 IPL matches. He has played for a number of franchises in the IPL, including Punjab Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, and most recently, Mumbai Indians. However, Piyush Chawla, 33, went unsold in the major auction 2022.
Harbhajan Singh is one of the best spinners in the world. He is the fifth highest wicket-taker in the history of the IPL. He has taken 150 wickets in 163 IPL games at an average of 26.86 and a 7.07 economy rate. He has played for a number of IPL franchises, including Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata knight riders.