IPL Purple Cap List – Most Wickets in IPL (2008 to 2023)
Updated on: May 30, 2023 1:37 am IST
Another edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is about to come to an end that has witnessed some staggering bowling performances. It has always been a moment of honour and pride for any bowler to win the IPL Purple Cap as seen over the years.
IPL Purple Cap List
The leading wicket-taker in the entire edition of the IPL gets his hands on the Purple Cap and there have been many legendary names who are part of this IPL Purple Cap List from IPL 2008 to IPL 2023.
|2008||Sohail Tanvir||Rajasthan Royals||22|
|2009||RP Singh||Deccan Chargers||23|
|2010||Pragyan Ojha||Deccan Chargers||21|
|2011||Lasith Malinga||Mumbai Indians||28|
|2012||Morne Morkel||Delhi Daredevils||25|
|2013||Dwayne Bravo||Chennai Super Kings||32|
|2014||Mohit Sharma||Chennai Super Kings||23|
|2015||Dwayne Bravo||Chennai Super Kings||26|
|2016||Bhuvneshwar Kumar||Sunrisers Hyderabad||23|
|2017||Bhuvneshwar Kumar||Sunrisers Hyderabad||26|
|2018||Andrew Tye||Kings XI Punjab||24|
|2019||Imran Tahir||Chennai Super Kings||26|
|2020||Kagiso Rabada||Delhi Capitals||30|
|2021||Harshal Patel||Royal Challengers Bangalore||32|
|2022||Yuzvendra Chahal||Rajasthan Royals||27|
|2023||Mohammad Shami||Gujarat Titans||28|
Who won Purple Cap in IPL 2023?
Mohammad Shami won Purple Cap in IPL 2023 with 28 wickets in the bag.
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Incidentally, it was Pakistan’s left-arm pacer Sohail Tanvir who won the first-ever Purple Cap during IPL 2008 where he picked up as many as 22 wickets. Only three spinners have won the Purple Cap in the history of the Indian Premier League so far as Pragyan Ojha in 2010 while the leg-spinner duo of Imran Tahir and Yuzvendra Chahal achieved the milestone in 2019 and 2022 respectively.
India’s senior pace bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the only bowler in the history of the IPL to win the Purple Cap twice in consecutive seasons in 2016 and 2017. Dwayne Bravo and Harshal Patel hold the joint record for most wickets in a single edition of the IPL which is 32.
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Both Bravo and Bhuvneshwar are the only bowlers to have won the Purple Cap in more than one season of the Indian Premier League. The likes of RP Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Mohit Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel and Yuzvendra Chahal are the Indian players part of the IPL Purple Cap list from 2008 to 2022.
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