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 collabration with other national players. It also serves as a best oppourtinty 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 since 2008. Sunil Narine 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.

S. no PLAYER Mat Inns Ov Runs Wkts Avg Econ SR 4w 5w
1 Lasith Malinga 122 122 471.1 3,366 170 19.8 7.14 16.62 6 1
2 Amit Mishra 150 150 526.5 3,871 160 24.19 7.34 19.75 3 1
3 Piyush Chawla 164 163 541.4 4,263 156 27.32 7.87 20.83 2 0
4 Dwayne Bravo 140 137 452 3,797 153 24.81 8.4 17.72 2 0
5 Harbhajan Singh 160 157 562.2 3,967 150 26.44 7.05 22.49 1 1
6 Ravichandran Ashwin 154 151 538.2 3,701 138 26.81 6.87 23.4 1 0
7 Bhuvneshwar Kumar 121 121 449.3 3,253 136 23.91 7.23 19.83 2 1
8 Sunil Narine 120 119 464.2 3,147 127 24.77 6.77 21.93 6 1
9 Yuzvendra Chahal 99 98 355 2,723 121 22.5 7.67 17.6 2 0
10 Umesh Yadav 121 120 420.2 3,579 119 30.07 8.51 21.19 2 0
11 Ravindra Jadeja 184 155 452.1 3,470 114 30.43 7.67 23.79 3 1
12 Jasprit Bumrah 92 92 348.4 2,585 109 23.71 7.41 19.19 2 0
13 Sandeep Sharma 92 92 342.5 2,646 109 24.27 7.71 18.87 2 0
14 Ashish Nehra 88 88 318 2,495 106 23.53 7.84 18 1 0
15 Vinay Kumar 105 104 353.3 2,966 105 28.24 8.39 20.2 1 0
16 Zaheer Khan 100 99 366.4 2,782 102 27.27 7.58 21.56 1 0
17 Dale Steyn 95 95 362.4 2,508 97 25.85 6.91 22.43 0 0
18 Shane Watson 145 105 338.1 2,682 92 29.15 7.93 22.05 1 0
19 Mohit Sharma 86 86 292.2 2,470 92 26.84 8.44 19.06 1 0
20 Praveen Kumar 119 119 420.4 3,251 90 36.12 7.72 28.04 0 0
21 RP Singh 82 82 295.5 2,338 90 25.97 7.9 19.72 2 0
22 Pragyan Ojha 92 90 316.3 2,332 89 26.2 7.36 21.33 0 0
23 Dhawal Kulkarni 91 91 293.5 2,426 86 28.2 8.25 20.5 1 0
24 Albie Morkel 91 87 287.1 2,355 85 27.7 8.2 20.27 1 0
25 Jaydev Unadkat 80 79 274 2,420 81 29.87 8.83 20.29 0 2
26 Axar Patel 97 96 336.3 2,456 80 30.7 7.29 25.23 1 0
27 Irfan Pathan 103 101 340.3 2,649 80 33.11 7.77 25.53 0 0
28 Chris Morris 70 70 245.4 1,919 80 23.98 7.81 18.42 3 0
29 Imran Tahir 58 58 215.2 1,687 80 21.08 7.83 16.15 3 0
30 Morne Morkel 70 70 271.3 2,089 77 27.12 7.69 21.15 1 0
31 Lakshmipathy Balaji 73 73 251.5 2,028 76 26.68 8.05 19.88 3 1
32 Rashid Khan 62 62 246 1,537 75 20.49 6.24 19.68 0 0
33 Munaf Patel 63 63 225.5 1,698 74 22.94 7.51 18.31 2 1
34 Ishant Sharma 90 90 321.5 2,606 72 36.19 8.09 26.81 0 1
35 Rajat Bhatia 95 91 272.4 2,020 71 28.45 7.4 23.04 1 0
36 Mitchell McClenaghan 56 56 212.2 1,803 71 25.39 8.49 17.94 1 0
37 Ashok Dinda 78 75 251.4 2,071 68 30.45 8.22 22.2 1 0
38 Siddharth Trivedi 76 75 251 1,904 65 29.29 7.58 23.16 1 0
39 Jacques Kallis 98 89 290.2 2,293 65 35.27 7.89 26.8 0 0
40 Muttiah Muralitharan 66 66 254 1,696 63 26.92 6.67 24.19 0 0
41 Trent Boult 48 48 184.5 1,577 63 25.03 8.53 17.6 1 0
42 Kagiso Rabada 35 35 134 1,104 61 18.09 8.23 13.18 4 0
43 Mitchell Johnson 54 54 205.2 1,702 61 27.9 8.28 20.19 0 0
44 Andre Russell 74 68 191.1 1,713 61 28.08 8.96 18.8 1 0
45 Kieron Pollard 164 92 220.5 1,960 60 32.66 8.87 22.08 1 0
46 Mohammad Shami 65 63 225.4 2,007 60 33.45 8.89 22.56 0 0
47 Shakib Al Hasan 63 62 221.2 1,652 59 28 7.46 22.5 0 0
48 Karn Sharma 67 66 203.4 1,610 59 27.28 7.9 20.71 2 0
49 James Faulkner 60 60 204.3 1,778 59 30.13 8.69 20.79 0 2
50 Shane Warne 55 54 199 1,447 57 25.38 7.27 20.94 1 0

 

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