Tue. Oct 20th, 2020

IPL 2020: Purple Cap Holder IPL 2020 & Updated List of Most Wickets in 2020

Purple Cap is an IPL award presented to the player who picks the most wickets in an IPL season. The first-ever Purple Cap winner in IPL 2008, Sohail Tanvir managed to pick a tally of 22 wickets for Rajasthan Royals to bag the prestigious award. Likewise, every IPL season, the Purple Cap winner is bagged by the player managing to pick the most wickets in an IPL edition. Even in 2020, Purple Cap will be awarded to the top-wicket taker at the end of the tournament.

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However, throughout the entire course of the tournament, Purple Cap keeps juggling among players who are the highest wicket-taker at the end of each match in the IPL. Currently, the IPL 2020 Purple Cap is held by Delhi Capitals’ pacer Kagiso Rabada.

Purple Cap Holder in IPL 2020

Kagiso Rabada (Delhi Capitals)

Matches: 8

Wickets: 18

Economy: 7.61

Best: 4/24

Purple Cap IPL 2020
Kagiso Rabada retains the Purple Cap in IPL 2020 (Image Source: IPLT20.com)

List of Top-10 Highest Wicket-Takers in IPL 2020

POS PLAYER Mat Inns Ov Runs Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR 4w 5w
1
Kagiso Rabada
9 9 35.4 274 19 4/24 14.42 7.68 11.26 1 0
2
Jasprit Bumrah
9 9 36 268 15 4/20 17.86 7.44 14.40 1 0
3
Mohammad Shami
9 9 34.4 298 14 3/15 21.28 8.59 14.85 0 0
4
Yuzvendra Chahal
9 9 34 260 13 3/18 20.00 7.64 15.69 0 0
5
Jofra Archer
9 9 35.4 248 12 3/19 20.66 6.95 17.83 0 0
6
Anrich Nortje
9 9 36 279 12 3/33 23.25 7.75 18.00 0 0
7
Trent Boult
9 9 35.2 299 12 2/26 24.91 8.46 17.66 0 0
8
Rashid Khan
9 9 36 199 11 3/12 18.09 5.52 19.63 0 0
9
Rahul Chahar
9 9 32 237 11 2/18 21.54 7.40 17.45 0 0
10
Natarajan
9 9 34.5 295 11 2/24 26.81 8.46 19.00 0 0

(Stats Courtesy: IPLT20.com)

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