Top 10 highest wicket takers in IPL

Times of Sports(TOS) listed the leading wicket takers of IPL since 2008. The Indian Premier League (IPL) is the most famous professional Twenty20 cricket league in India. It was started in 2008 by the fugitive offender Lalit Modi.

IPL provides huge money and exposure to all international players to play in collaboration with other national players.

It also serves as the best opportunity for uncapped Indian players to play with international standard players. Mumbai Indians is the most successful team that has won 5 Indian Premier League(IPL) titles.

Leading wicket taker in IPL

Lasith Malinga has taken the most number of wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) history. The Sri Lankan has played for Mumbai Indians since 2010 and is still an active player for them.
Malinga has taken 170 wickets in 122 IPL matches till date at an excellent average and strike rate of 19.8 and 16.62 respectively.
Lasith Malinga
Lasith Malinga
Jaydev Unadkat and James Faulkner are the only two players to bag five wickets more than one time since 2008. Rashid Khan has a record of the lowest economy rate in the top 20 players.

List of Leading wicket takers IPL

The leading wicket-takers list is updated once at the end of every IPL match.

Malinga has won four IPL titles with MI. He did not take part in IPL 2020 due to personal reasons. Later on January 20, 2021, Malinga announces retirement from franchise cricket.

POSPLAYERMatOvRunsWktsBBIEcon4w5w
1Lasith Malinga122471.13,3661705/137.1461
2Dwayne Bravo151485.44,0601674/228.3520
3Amit Mishra154540.53,9801665/177.3541
4Piyush Chawla165545.44,3011574/177.8820
5Harbhajan Singh163569.24,0301505/187.0711
6Ravichandran Ashwin1675834,0321454/346.9110
7Sunil Narine134520.23,5081435/196.7471
8Bhuvneshwar Kumar132491.33,5881425/197.321
9Yuzvendra Chahal1144083,0971394/257.5920
10Jasprit Bumrah106403.42,9951304/147.4120
11Ravindra Jadeja200501.13,8161275/167.6131
12Umesh Yadav121420.23,5791194/248.5120
13Sandeep Sharma99366.22,8491124/207.7720
14Ashish Nehra883182,4951064/107.8410
15Vinay Kumar105353.32,9661054/408.3910
16Zaheer Khan100366.42,7821024/177.5810
17Dale Steyn95362.42,508973/86.9100
18Axar Patel109382.32,762954/217.2210
19Chris Morris81286.42,295954/23840
20Rashid Khan763021,912933/76.3300
21Shane Watson145338.12,682924/297.9310
22Mohit Sharma86292.22,470924/148.4410
23Praveen Kumar119420.43,251903/187.7200
24RP Singh82295.52,338904/227.920
25Pragyan Ojha92316.32,332893/117.3600
26Dhawal Kulkarni92297.52,474864/148.310
27Albie Morkel91287.12,355854/328.210
28Jaydev Unadkat862962,588855/258.7402
29Imran Tahir59219.21,703824/127.7630
30Irfan Pathan103340.32,649803/247.7700
31Mohammad Shami79278.22,402793/158.6200
32Harshal Patel63210.41,808785/278.5811
33Morne Morkel70271.32,089774/207.6910
34Lakshmipathy Balaji73251.52,028765/248.0531
35Kagiso Rabada501901,560764/218.2140
36Trent Boult62236.11,983764/188.3910
37Munaf Patel63225.51,698745/217.5121
38Ishant Sharma93333.52,703735/128.0901
39Andre Russell84210.11,901725/159.0411
40Rajat Bhatia95272.42,020714/157.410
41Mitchell McClenaghan56212.21,803714/218.4910
42Ashok Dinda78251.42,071684/188.2210
43Shardul Thakur612101,867673/198.8900
44Siddharth Trivedi762511,904654/257.5810
45Jacques Kallis98290.22,293653/137.8900
46Kieron Pollard1782342,055654/448.7810
47Muttiah Muralitharan662541,696633/116.6700
48Shakib Al Hasan71247.21,839633/177.4300
49Mitchell Johnson54205.21,702613/268.2800
50Deepak Chahar63220.41,722594/137.820
51Karn Sharma67203.41,610594/167.920
52James Faulkner60204.31,778595/168.6902
53Siddarth Kaul54197.31,696584/298.5810
54Shane Warne551991,447574/217.2710
55Krunal Pandya84240.41,773513/147.3600
56Mohammed Siraj50171.21,437504/328.3810
57Nathan Coulter-Nile38139.51,052484/147.5220
58Shahbaz Nadeem72235.51,784483/167.5600
59Shreyas Gopal48155.11,248484/168.0410
60Shadab Jakati59180.51,450474/228.0120
61Jofra Archer35137.3981463/157.1300
62Anil Kumble42160.51,058455/56.5721
63Ryan Harris37138.41,047454/347.5510
64Sreenath Aravind38126.41,039454/148.220
65Rahul Chahar421501,117434/277.4410
66Yusuf Pathan174191.11,415423/207.400
67Moises Henriques62158.21,289423/128.1400
68Varun Aaron50160.41,429423/168.8900
69Hardik Pandya92144.51,313423/209.0600
70Rahul Sharma44154.41,086403/137.0200
71Iqbal Abdulla49153.21,109403/247.2300
72Shanthakumaran Sreesanth44146.41,194403/298.1400
73Kuldeep Yadav45149.21,236404/208.2710
74Andrew Tye27103872405/178.4631
75Parvinder Awana33124.31,029394/348.2610
76Mustafizur Rahman381431,121383/167.8300
77Dan Christian49147.11,192382/108.0900
78Pat Cummins371391,145384/348.2310
79Doug Bollinger2796693374/137.2110
80Manpreet Gony441481,287373/318.6900
81Varun Chakaravarthy31123839365/206.8201
82Yuvraj Singh132144.51,077364/297.4320
83Jason Holder2695.5786354/528.210
84Pradeep Sangwan39133.41,175353/188.7900
85Mitchell Starc2796.4693344/157.1610
86Anrich Nortje2491.2699343/337.6500
87Pawan Negi50119.2939344/187.8610
88Kevon Cooper2596757334/267.8810
89Rahul Tewatia48132.21,020323/187.700
90Khaleel Ahmed2490.3786323/218.6800
91Sam Curran32108995324/119.2110
92Murali Kartik56191.31,388313/177.2400
93Tim Southee431601,388313/248.6700
94Thisara Perera37116.21,016313/208.7300
95Arshdeep Singh2376.1669305/328.7801
96Chris Woakes2173.2658303/68.9700
97Prasidh Krishna34124.21,152304/309.2610
98Marcus Stoinis56102969304/159.510
99Azhar Mahmood2389.3700293/207.8200
100Avesh Khan2591749293/138.2300

 

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