Top 5 Leading Wicket Takers in IPL: T20 format always need big hitting batsmen. Indian Premier League has produced many big hitters. Crowds that come for watching the Indian Premier League live from stadium expecting to catch a few hits from the big striking batsmen. But, Some world class bowlers demolished many batting line-ups. Here we take a look at Top 5 Leading Wicket Takers in IPL.
Dwayne Bravo – 110 Wickets
‘Champion’ Bravo, who played for Chennai Super Kings, now moved to Gujarat Lions. He is one of the best all-rounder in the limited over format. In IPL 2016, he picked up brilliant 4 wickets against Kings XI Punjab. Overall, he has taken 109 wickets in IPL with a best figure of 4/22 and his average is 20.94
Piyush Chawla – 112 Wickets
Piyush Chawla plays for Kolkata Knight Riders for past 2 seasons. He is the one who helps KKR to win the IPL trophy in 2014 by beating Kings XI Punjab. He bowled 379 overs, but he never bowled a no ball. He has taken 112 wickets at an average of 25.52. His best figure in IPL is 4 for 17.
Harbhajan Singh – 112 Wickets
Harbhajan Singh is the player, who can perform with both bat and ball. He won many matches for his team by playing some crucial knocks. He also picked up one four wicket-haul and a five wicket-haul. He has 112 wickets to his name and his average is 24.83.
Amit Mishra – 112 Wickets
Leg break bowler Amit Mishra, who playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad, has taken 112 wickets in just 99 matches. He has taken two four-fers and one fifer in IPL history. He is the first player to take three hat-tricks in IPL, One for SRH, One for Delhi Daredevils and another for Deccan Chargers.
Lasith Malinga – 143 Wickets
One of the best fast bowler, Lasith Malings plays for Mumbai Indians since 2009. He has taken 4 four-fers and one fifer. He played 98 matches and took 143 wickets at an average of 17.80. His best figure in the IPL is 5 for 13.
(Last Update – 14-04-2016)