Previously, we have listed the players with most runs for respective teams in IPL. In this post, we would be listing the top 10 wicket takers in the previous edition (season) of the Indian Premier League.
Twenty Twenty is one format of cricket where Batsman dominates the game and we observe heavy runs being scored against the bowlers. In this type of situation, the bowlers fight for the best and win matches for their teams. We have been told from the early days itself that, Wickets win matches for the team and hence, in this post we would be listing the top wicket takers from IPL 2020.
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Most Wickets in IPL 2020 – Top 10 Players
Kagiso Rabada – Delhi Capitals (30 Wickets)
First on the list is the South African Pacer Kagiso Rabada. Kagiso Rabada has picked up 30 Wickets in 17 innings for Delhi Capitals with the best bowling figure of 4/24. He has been on top form picking up wickets regularly at an average of 18.26.
Jasprit Bumrah – Mumbai Indians (27 Wickets)
When we are talking about wicket takers, we can’t be missing this name. He makes in way in the list with his consistency of picking up wickets for his team. The MI pacer has picked up 27 Wickets in 15 innings with the best bowling figure of 4/14. He is one of the best bowler when it comes to breaking partnerships and picking up wickets when the teams needs it. He has picket those 27 wickets at an average of 14.96.
Trent Boult – Mumbai Indians (25 Wickets)
Bumrah’s Partner in crime doesn’t leave him alone and is the 3rd player with most wickets in IPL 2020. This MI fast bowler has picked up 25 Wickets in 15 innings with the best bowling figure of 4/18. He has always hung around supporting Bumrah by picking up wickets consistently at an average of 18.28.
Anrich Nortje – Delhi Capitals (22 Wickets)
The fourth player in the list of top wicket taker is another pacer of Delhi Capitals, Anrich Nortje. He picked up 22 Wickets in 16 innings with the best bowling figure of 3/33. He picked up these wickets at an average of 23.27.
Yuzvendra Chahal – Royal Challengers Bangalore (21 Wickets)
Yuzvendra Chahal has been the best bowler for Royal Challengers Bangalore and has been providing the needful break throughs for the team. He picked up 21 Wickets in 15 innings with the best bowling figure of 3/18. He has been a consistent wicket taker for his team picking up wickets at an average of 19.28.
Rashid Khan – Sunrisers Hyderabad (20 Wickets)
Rashid Khan is the 6th Best Bowler of IPL 2020 in terms of wickets. This player from SRH has been picking up wickets for his team and leading them to victory. He picked up 20 Wickets in 16 innings with the best bowling figure of 3/7. He picked up these wickets at an average of 17.20.
Jofra Archer – Rajasthan Royals (20 Wickets)
The Englishmen Jofra Archer playing for Rajasthan Royal is the 7th player in the list. He has also taken 20 Wickets in 14 innings with the best bowling figure of 3/19. He picked up these wickets at an average of 18.25 which is little higher than Rashid Khan’s Average. Hence, Rashid Khan is ahead of him in the list.
Mohammad Shami – Punjab Kings (20 Wickets)
Mohammad Shami is the 3rd bowler with 20 wickets in IPL 2020. The Punjab King’s pacer had picked up 20 Wickets in 16 innings with the best bowling figure of 3/15. He picked up these wickets at an average of 23.0 and hence is behind Rashid Khan and Jofra Archer who has lower average then him.
Varun Chakaravarthy – Kolkata Knight Riders (17 Wickets)
In the 9th place, we have a surprise package named Chakaravarthy from KKR. He picked up 17 Wickets in 13 innings with the best bowling figure of 5/20. He picked up these wickets at an average of 20.94.
T Natarajan – Sunrisers Hyderabad (16 Wickets)
T Natarajan is the 10th player in the list of top wicket takers in IPL 2020. T Natarajan has been one of the most impressive bowler we have seen in IPL 2020. This young player from SRH has been picking up wickets for his team with his Yorkers. He picked up 16 Wickets in 16 innings with the best bowling figure of 2/24. He picked up these wickets at an average of 31.50.
Summary of Stats Table
These were the top 10 wicket takers in IPL 2020. Who according to you would be the Purple Cap Winner of IPL 2021? Comment below.