The Indian Premier League (IPL), since its introductiom, has seen world-class bowlers. Ahead of the 15th edition of the toughest League in the world, IPL ,starting 26 March , Cricketkeeda presents  a list of the top 10 wicket takers in IPL history.

Lasith Malinga 

Lasith Malinga has picked up 170 wickets in 122 matches.

Lasith Malinga was at his best during IPL 2011,  he became the  Purple Cap holder for picking up the most wickets in that season – 28 wickets in 16 games. He will not witness him anymore, because he is retired now.

Amit Mishra

Amit Mishra has picked up 160 wickets in 150 matches. He  holds the record for picking up the highest number of hat-tricks in the IPL history – 3  against Deccan Chargers, Punjab Kings and Pune Warriors India. He went unsold in the mega auctions for the 15th season of the IPL.

Piyush Chawla

Piyush Chawla has picked up 156 wickets in 164 matches. Besides scalping 156 wickets in the IPL history, he is remembered for scoring the winning four for Kolkata Knight Riders  in the  finals of the 2014 IPL.  He also played a crucial role in KKR wining the tournament in 2012.

Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne ‘champion’ Bravo has picked up 153 wickets in 140 games so far. Bravo has proven himself to be the  best all-rounders in the IPL history.

He  has played some impactful knocks with the bat.

He won the ‘Purple Cap’ in the 2013 edition of the IPL after taking 32 wickets for the Chennai Super Kings. He will once again be seen in yellow colours in the upcoming season of the IPL.

 Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh has picked up 150 wickets in 160 matches . One of the finest and great Indian spinners, Harbhajan Singh holds a decent IPL record. He will not feature in the IPL anymore,as he is retired now.

Ravichandran Ashwin 

Ravi Ashwin has picked up 138 wickets in 154 matches.In the India-England test series, he became the second-fastest bowler to reach 400 wickets in Tests, he also maintains a overwhelming record in the shorter format . He was the captain of the Punjab Kings for 2 years before joining Delhi Capitals but now he will play for the Royals in the IPL 2022.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

He has picked up 136 IPL wickets in 121 matches. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the leading wicket-taker for the Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise .  His best bowling figures is 5/19, coming against Punjab Kings in 2017 in a high scoring encounter.

Bhuvneshwar kumar has returned to form in the recently concluded T20 series against Sri Lanka. He is expected to come with all guns blazing.

Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine has picked up 127 wickets in 120 matches. He is known for his mystery bowling and playing guessing games with the batsman. He is also known for his pinch hitting at top of the order.

Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzi Chahal has picked 121 wickets in 99 matches. An Indian cricket team mainstay in limited overs, Chahal is known for his entertaining persona on and off the pitch. The wrist spinner has been handy for the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise but now will be seen in Rajasthan Royals franchise.


 Umesh Yadav 

Umesh Yadav has picked up 119 wickets in 121 matches. He is Known for his extra pace.The fast bowler has an equally impressive international record with over 200 wickets for India across formats.

By Shivanshu Chauhan

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