IPL 2021 Purple Cap: RCB’s Harshal Patel scripts history, takes most wickets in IPL season

IPL 2021 Purple Cap Race: RCB's Harshal Patel scripts history, takes most wickets in IPL season, Avesh Khan finishes with 23 wickets.
IPL 2021 Purple Cap Race: RCB's Harshal Patel scripts history, takes most wickets in IPL season, Avesh Khan finishes with 23 wickets.

IPL 2021 Purple Cap Race: RCB’s Harshal Patel takes most wickets in IPL season- –Royal Challengers Bangalore’s might have failed to end their season with a victory but rising superstar Harshal Patel has become the highest wicket-taker in an IPL season. He has joined Dwayne Bravo on the elite list with 32 wickets- most in an IPL season.

IPL 2021 Purple Cap Race: RCB’s Harshal Patel scripts history, takes most wickets in IPL season

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IPL 2021 Purple Cap – Most wickets in a single season by Indian bowler: With 32 wickets in 15 matches, Harshal Patel has also surpassed the previous record for most wickets in a single season held by an Indian bowler. Jasprit Bumrah had taken 27 wickets in the IPL 2020 edition in UAE.

  • Harshal Patel rewrote IPL History by becoming the highest wicket-taker in 1 single season
  • He equalled Dwayne Bravo’s record of 32 wickets which is all-time record in IPL. The CSK Talisman had achieved the landmark in 2013.

Most wickets in an IPL season
32 Dwayne Bravo (2013)
32 Harshal Patel (2021) *
30 Kagiso Rabada (2020)
28 James Faulkner (2013)
28 Lasith Malinga (2011)
27 Jasprit Bumrah (2020)

IPL 2021 Purple Cap Race: Avesh Khan finishes second- Delhi Capitals pacer Avesh Khan was also found of the season for the franchise. He took 23 wickets in 15 matches and was rewarded for his magnificence. He has joined Harshal Patel to become India’s net bowler for the upcoming T20 World Cup. He bowled at a splendid economy rate of 7.5 in the cash-rich league.

IPL 2021 Purple Cap: Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd Shami and Rashid Khan in top 5 list- Mumbai Indians pace spearhead Bumrah returned with 21 wickets in the IPL 2021 season. His partner Mohd Shami also scalped 19 wickets in 14 matches. The duo has been in magnificent form ahead of the T20 World Cup. India will be hopeful of their best outing in the showpiece event.

And, you can’t have an IPL 2021 Purple Cap list without Afghanistan’s superhero Rashid Khan. The SRH spinner once again put a web around batsmen to feature in the top 5 list with 18 wickets.

IPL 2021 Purple Cap Race: RCB’s Harshal Patel scripts history, takes most wickets in IPL season

Most wickets in IPL 2021

POS PLAYER Mat Inns Ov Runs Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR 4w 5w
1
Harshal Patel
15 15 56.2 459 32 5/27 14.34 8.14 10.56 1 1
2
Avesh Khan
15 15 57 428 23 3/13 18.60 7.50 14.86 0 0
3
Jasprit Bumrah
14 14 55 410 21 3/36 19.52 7.45 15.71 0 0
4
Mohammad Shami
14 14 52.4 395 19 3/21 20.78 7.50 16.63 0 0
5
Rashid Khan
14 14 56 375 18 3/36 20.83 6.69 18.66 0 0
6
Yuzvendra Chahal
15 15 53 374 18 3/11 20.77 7.05 17.66 0 0
7
Arshdeep Singh
12 12 41.2 342 18 5/32 19.00 8.27 13.77 0 1
8
Shardul Thakur
15 15 55.5 489 18 3/28 27.16 8.75 18.61 0 0
9
Varun Chakaravarthy
15 15 60 384 16 3/13 24.00 6.40 22.50 0 0
10
Jason Holder
8 8 31.5 247 16 4/52 15.43 7.75 11.93 1 0

 

IPL 2021: Purple Cap holder Harshal Patel takes hat-trick against Mumbai IndiansHarshal Patel also took a hat-trick this IPL. He had achieved the landmark against MI. He will look to guide RCB to the maiden IPL title with his sensational spells.

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Rules for IPL Purple Cap:

  1. The Purple Cap is offered to the leading wicket-taker of the season.
  2. The bowler with the most wickets in the tournament during the season would wear the Purple Cap while in the field.
  3. In case of a tie, the Purple Cap is given to the bowler with a superior economy rate.

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