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| On Dec 2, 2021 12:36 PM IST

Purple Cap Winner in IPL 2021: Top 5 Bowlers with Most Wickets

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Purple cap in IPL 2021 – The Indian Premier League has been an outstanding platform for the young cricketers to showcase their talent and go from strength to strength in their career. The bowlers are very important for each team, and certainly have a role to play in grounds like Sharjah, where the grounds are small and batters have advantage.

Purple cap in IPL 2021

In the IPL 2021 season, there have been many young cricketers like Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Chetan Sakariya, and Varun Chakravarthy who have been brilliant with their performances and surely have made strong case for the Indian team. While the other experienced cricketers have replicated their domestic and international form in this season.


Top 5 Bowlers with Most Wickets in IPL 2021

The Purple Cap winner in the Indian Premier League 2021 was Harshal Patel with 32 wickets, who took wickets at an average of 14.34, and helped the RCB team to qualify for the playoffs. While, the performances of Avesh Khan was brilliant in the league stage, where he scalped 24 wickets at a fine economy rate of 7.37. The pace battery Jasprit Bumrah was the top wicket taker for Mumbai Indians team, who took 21 wickets.

Here’s the list of Purple cap in IPL 2021

Player Name Matches Wickets Average Economy
1 Harshal Patel (Purple Cap Winner) 15 32 14.34 8.14
2 Avesh Khan 16 24 18.75 7.37
3 Jasprit Bumrah 14 21 19.52 7.45
4 Mohammed Shami 14 19 20.78 7.50
5 Varun Chakravarthy 17 18 24.88 6.58

While Mohammed Shami was impressive as well, and finished as the fourth highest wicket taker with 19 dismissals. The mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy took 18 wickets in 17 appearances in IPL 2021.


Rise of Varun Chakravarthy in Indian Premier League

The spinner from Kolkata Knight Riders was impressive in the Indian Premier League 2021 season and was one of the reasons for the team qualifying for the finals. He took 18 wickets in 17 matches of IPL 2021 at an average of 23.27.

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With his consistent performances, he managed to earn a national call up in the Sri Lanka series, and featured as well. He will also be donning the Indian jersey for the T20 World Cup scheduled to take place from Mid October.

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