Harshal Patel will be the purple cap holder of IPL 2021. In this article we will see 5 players with most number of wickets in single IPL season.
#5 James Faulkner
Former Australian all rounder James Faulkner took 28 wickets in 2013 while playing for Rajasthan Royals. James Faulkner is at No.5 in our list with his 28 wickets in single season.
#4 Lasith Malinga
Former Sri Lankan bowler and one of the finest T20 bowler Lasith Malinga is at No.4 in our list. He took 28 wickets in IPL 2011 while playing for Mumbai Indians. Although Faulkner and Malinga has same number of wickets, reason for Malinga to put above Faulkner is Malinga was a better bowler than Faulkner.
#3 Kagiso Rabada
South African fast bowler is at No.3 in our list with his 30 wickets in IPL 2020. He played for Delhi Capitals and won the purple cap of 2020 season. He was a strong reason for Delhi to reach in the finals of 2020 IPL but unfortunately, they lost the final against Mumbai Indians.
#2 Dwyane Bravo
Dwayne Bravo set a record of the greatest number of wickets in a single IPL season. He took 32 wickets in 2013 IPL. Bravo plays for Chennai Super Kings and is special for his slower Yorkers. Bravo is Chennai asset from a very long time. He is at No.2 in out list and still shares the record of most wickets in single IPL season with Harshal Patel.
#1 Harshal Patel
Harshal Patel came from nowhere in IPL 2021. Royal Challengers Bangalore took him with Delhi Capitals and what a season it was for him. He managed to took 32 wickets in IPL 2021 and shared the record with Dwayne Bravo. Harshal Patel also took hat trick in IPL 2021 against Mumbai Indians. He also bowls slow bowls and managed to put batsmen in his trap.