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Most wickets in IPL 2022: Wanindu Hasaranga equals Yuzvendra Chahal’s Highest Wickets Tally


Wanindu Hasaranga Most Wickets in IPL 2022: In the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) season, the spin bowlers have once again been the talk of the town. The likes of Yuzvendra Chahal, Wanindu Hasaranga and Kuldeep Yadav have impressed everyone with their remarkable performances in the competition so far. In the today IPL match at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are taking on the Punjab Kings (PBKS).

Most wickets in IPL 2022: Wanindu Hasaranga equals Yuzvendra Chahal’s Highest Wickets Tally

While playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga has now equalled Yuzvendra Chahal’s most wickets in IPL 2022 tally after having completed a total of 23 wickets this season. Hasaranga now holds the Purple Cap with a brilliant performance in this T20 tournament where he has an excellent economy of just 7.49. The Sri Lankan spinner was picked by RCB during the IPL 2022 mega auction at a high price of INR 10 Crore and he has definitely lived up to the expectations so far.

Last year’s highest wicket-taker, Harshal Patel, also has climbed to the fourth spot in the leading wicket-takers tally during the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League. Kagiso Rabada is placed at the third spot with as many as 19 wickets from 11 games.

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Most Wickets in IPL 2022

Player Matches Wickets Average Economy
Wanindu Hasaranga 13 23 14.65 7.49
Yuzvendra Chahal 12 23 15.74 7.54
Kagiso Rabada 11 19 17.32 8.73
Harshal Patel 12 18 19.44 7.72
Kuldeep Yadav 12 18 20.67 8.72


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RCB vs PBKS Live Score

After losing the toss and being asked to bat first, the Punjab Kings played amazingly well to put up a massive score of 209 for 9 in their quota of 20 overs. PBKS opener Jonny Bairstow provided a fabulous start at the top with an excellent knock of 66 runs off just 29 balls that included 7 sixes and 4 fours while Liam Livingstone also looked in a remarkable touch during his outstanding innings of 70 runs off 42 deliveries that consisted of 5 fours and 4 sixes.

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For the Royal Challengers Bangalore, Harshal Patel was the pick of the bowlers taking as many as 4 wickets while Hasaranga also scalped two crucial wickets.

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