IPL Purple Cap 2021: Most Wickets in IPL 2021

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.

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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. It will be interesting to see which bowler claims the most wickets to account for the Purple Cap award in IPL 2021. Even in 2020, Purple Cap will be awarded to the top-wicket taker at the end of the tournament.

 

Harshal Patel played a decisive role in yesterday IPL match result
Harshal Patel picked a maiden fifer in IPL (Image Source: PTI/Sportzpics)

Here’s the list of players who have picked the most wickets in IPL 2021:

OSPLAYERMatInnsOvRunsWktsBBIAvgEconSR4w5w
1
Harshal Patel
1142755/275.406.754.8001
2
Avesh Khan
1142322/2311.505.7512.0000
3
Chris Woakes
1131822/189.006.009.0000
4
Jasprit Bumrah
1142622/2613.006.5012.0000
5
Marco Jansen
1142822/2814.007.0012.0000
6
Shardul Thakur
113.45322/5326.5014.4511.0000
7
Krunal Pandya
1142511/2525.006.2524.0000
8
Kyle Jamieson
1142711/2727.006.7524.0000
9
Dwayne Bravo
1142811/2828.007.0024.0000
10
Washington Sundar
111711/77.007.006.0000

(Stats Courtesy: IPLT20.com)

 

Purple Cap Holder in IPL 2020

Kagiso Rabada (Delhi Capitals)

Matches: 17, Wickets: 30, Economy: 8.34, Best: 4/24

 

IPL Purple Cap FAQs

1. What is Purple Cap in IPL?

Purple Cap is the IPL award presented to the bowler with the most wickets in an IPL edition. In IPL 2020, Purple Cap was won by Kagiso Rabada for picking the most – 30 wickets in the entire season.