IPL Most Wickets In One Season

We often times heard that Cricket is a batsman’s dominant sport, And somewhat it is true actually because usually bowlers do not get any major help from the pitch, and especially when it comes to Indian premier league (IPL) it is not an easy task to outplay the performance of batsman’s. Despite all the odds, Bowlers proved themselves from time to time by showing their abilities.Therefore today we are going to talk about the who has taken the IPL Most Wickets In One Season.

List of Most IPL Wickets In One Season


1. Harshal Patel

  • The Current RCB front line bowler Harshal Patel has taken the IPL most wickets in one Season. Harshal Patel is known for his multiple bowling variations like back of the hand, cutters, and slower ones. The 2021 season which made Harshal Patel a star bowler where he has taken 32 wickets in 15 innings. Which also includes a fifer with the impressive economy of 8.15.
  • In 2021, behind RCB’s qualification in the playoffs there was a massive contribution of Harshal patel where he used to destroy the batting lineup of opposition team single handedly Although, Harshal Patel has been playing the IPL since 2012, where RCB picked him at auction table, but he did not got the recognition he deserved until the breakthrough season of 32 wickets.
  • Harshal Patel Made his International debut in T20 format in the year 2021 against the new zealand. He can surely become t20 format specialist bowler if he can perform consistently not only in ipl but also in the international cricket.

2. Dwayne Bravo

  • The Champion player and the champion bowler DJ Bravo featured himself in the list of ipl most wickets in one season.Where he grabbed the 32 wickets in 18 matches with the economy rate of 7.95 in 2013 ipl edition. Bravo has played his all season’s of IPL with Most loved franchise of Indian premier league Chennai Super Kings, Where he not only delivered his incredible bowling performance but also proved himself with the bat by scoring impactful runs.
  • Bravo is the one of the most loved cricketer of west indies when it comes to provide some action pack entertainment with his popular dance moves. It will not wrong to say that, he has contributed very well in the success of CSK franchise.
  • Unfortunately, Dwayne Bravo has retired from the indian premier league after the end of 2021 season of CSK. Now his serves Chennai Super Kings as a bowling coach, and he certainly going to help the young bowler in the CSK camp.

3. Kagiso Rabada

  • The Super fast bowler of South Africa, Kagiso Rabada claims the 3rd position in the list of highest wickets in ipl in one season. Kagiso usually known for his lethal hard length bowling and pretty good pace which makes him sometimes unplayable. Rabada has taken 30 wickets in 17 matches with pretty good economy rate of 8.30 in the year 2021 which makes him 3rd most ipl wicket taker in single season.
  • He Played under the captain Rishabh Pant in Delhi Capitals camp where he was at the peak form of his bowling in the IPL.Kagiso has playing the IPL from many years and everyone know what kind of bowler he is when he gets his rhythm.Despite giving the back to back match winning performance in 2021 edition Delhi Capitals released him in the mega auction.
  • In 2022 IPL edition, Punjab Kings Picked him for 9.25cr to fulfill their overseas fast bowling place. After coming in Punjab, the South African lethal bowler did not gave the performance according to his ability and standards.But we all know he is a big player, and big players know how to make comeback.

4. Lasith Malinga

  • The Sri Lankan Cricket legend, Lasith Malinga comes in 4th place of elite list of most IPL wickets in One SeasonĀ where he has taken 28 wickets in 16 matches in IPL 2011 edition with the excellent economy rate of 5.95 which also includes a fifer in his whole IPL career.
  • When we talks about bowling the yorkers consistently in the pressure situation you might only get one name, that is the yorker king Lasith Malinga. He played his ipl career with only one franchise which is Mumbai Indians, where he got the love of all the indian fans.
  • On 20th January of 2021, Malinga announced his retirement from all forms of franchise cricket. After ending a successful IPL and international cricket, He joined the Rajasthan Royals Camp in 2022 where he became the bowling coach for the team.

5. James Faulkner

  • The ex-Australian and Rajasthan Royals all rounder James Faulkner grabs the 5th position in the list of most wickets in IPL in history in one season. Faulkner has taken the 28 wickets in 17 matches in the year 2013 in the Rajasthan Royals Jersey. In his whole IPL career he has taken two 5-wicket haul.
  • James Faulkner has represented Australian Cricket Team for many years and also won the couple of matches on his own with his extraordinary all round performances. When we talk about IPL, he is the iconic player of Rajasthan Royals and made his impact with not only his bowling but also tremendous match winning batting performances.
  • Due to his personal life issues and some injury concerns, he is not actively playing cricket. In my personal opinion, If he had played with his full potential and without having any injury concern, He would have become the one of the best all rounders in the world.

 

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