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Purple Cap Holder - IPL 2022

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Most wickets in IPL 2021 list: The player who took the most number of wickets in the tournament gets awarded with the IPL Purple Cap.

The bowler with the most wickets in the tournament during the course of the season would wear the Purple Cap while fielding, with the overall leading wicket-taker at the conclusion of the tournament winning the actual Purple Cap award on the day of the season’s final. In case of a tie, the bowler with a superior economy rate would hold the Purple Cap.

Most Wickets in IPL 2021 list

After the introduction of Orange Cap on 25 April 2008, the IPL announced the introduction of the Purple Cap on 13 May 2008 for the player who took the most wickets in IPL in each season.

Harshal Patel
Harshal Patel

Harshal Patel is the current(IPL 2021) purple cap holder where he also equals Dwayne Bravo’s 32 wickets in the 2013 season.

POSPLAYERMatRunsWktsBBIEconSR4w5w
1HarshalPatel15459325/278.1410.5611
2Avesh Khan16450243/137.3715.2500
3Jasprit Bumrah14410213/367.4515.7100
4Shardul Thakur16527213/288.817.0900
5Mohammad Shami14395193/217.516.6300
6Varun Chakaravarthy17448183/136.5822.6600
7Rashid Khan14375183/366.6918.6600
8Yuzvendra Chahal15374183/117.0517.6600
9Arshdeep Singh12342185/328.2713.7701
10Sunil Narine14361164/216.442110
11Jason Holder8247164/527.7511.9310
12Axar Patel12306153/216.6518.400
13Kagiso Rabada15456153/368.1422.400
14Chris Morris11376154/239.1716.410
15Dwayne Bravo11263143/247.8114.4200
16Chetan Sakariya14426143/318.1922.2800
17Deepak Chahar15451144/138.3523.1420
18Mustafizur Rahman14436143/208.4122.2100
19Ravindra Jadeja16346133/137.0622.6100
20Rahul Chahar11318134/277.3919.8410
21Lockie Ferguson8224133/187.4613.8400
22Trent Boult14406133/287.923.6900
23Anrich Nortje8187122/126.1615.1600
24Ravi Bishnoi9222123/246.3417.500
25Prasidh Krishna10351123/309.1119.2500
26Mohammed Siraj15353113/276.7828.3600
27Shivam Mavi9233114/217.2417.5410
28Josh Hazlewood9293113/248.3719.0900
29Andre Russell10188115/159.8910.3601
30Pat Cummins723793/248.8317.8800
31Kyle Jamieson926993/419.618.6600
32Sam Curran932893/349.932200
33Rahul Tewatia1434083/399.1827.7500
34Nathan Coulter-Nile512774/146.3517.1410
35Shahbaz Ahmed119273/76.571200
36Ravichandran Ashwin1333172/277.4138.2800
37Siddarth Kaul824772/318.2325.7100
38Moeen Ali1516163/76.3525.3300
39Amit Mishra410964/247.781410
40Bhuvneshwar Kumar1133561/167.974200
41Harpreet Brar713953/196.0427.600
42Kieron Pollard149552/87.2115.800
43Jimmy Neesham36653/127.3310.800
44Chris Woakes38252/187.4513.200
45Krunal Pandya1326551/137.9839.800
46Khaleel Ahmed721953/218.1132.400
47Lungi Ngidi312553/2810.4114.400
48Moises Henriques54543/124.51500
49Abhishek Sharma86442/46.41500
50Shakib Al Hasan818741/17.193900
51Lalit Yadav710142/137.212100
52Jaydev Unadkat616843/157.633300
53Chris Jordan49642/2081800
54Kartik Tyagi412442/298.852100
55Tom Curran310443/299.171700
56Dan Christian915542/149.32500
57Riley Meredith516941/299.9425.500
58Washington Sundar611831/77.373200
59Tim Southee39532/267.912400
60Venkatesh Iyer106932/298.111700
61Glenn Maxwell1513532/238.433200
62Sandeep Sharma720331/208.634700
63George Garton513531/2793000
64Vijay Shankar710032/199.092200
65Adam Milne413132/219.352800
66Jhye Richardson311732/4110.632200
67Imran Tahir11622/1641200
68Mujeeb Ur Rahman12922/297.251200
69Marco Jansen24522/287.51800
70Jayant Yadav513021/257.645100
71Umran Malik39621/2183600
72Deepak Hooda1213621/158.54800
73T Natarajan26921/328.622400
74Marcus Stoinis1011721/710.4733.500
75Mohammad Nabi38622/3210.752400
76Daniel Sams23911/246.53600
77Mahipal Lomror44711/226.714200
78Ishant Sharma39711/268.087200
79Nathan Ellis39811/208.167200
80Fabian Allen49011/228.186600
81KM Asif11811/188.31300
82Murugan Ashwin39711/328.816600
83Shahbaz Nadeem13611/3692400
84Abdul Samad11911/99600
85Piyush Chawla13811/389.52400
86Kane Richardson12911/299.661800
87Ishan Porel13911/399.752400
88Glenn Phillips32011/17101200
89Lukman Meriwala13211/3210.661800
90Riyan Parag117311/711.833700
91Aiden Markram62300/55.7500
92Nitish Rana171200/5600
93Ripal Patel22200/227.3300
94Sandeep Warrier11500/157.500
95Kuldip Yadav11600/16800
96Tabraiz Shamsi13400/348.500
97Mayank Markande12600/268.6600
98Harbhajan Singh36300/8900
99Jalaj Saxena12700/27900
100Jagadeesha Suchith26600/219.4200
101Akash Singh13900/399.7500
102Shivam Dube94900/59.800
103Wanindu Hasaranga26000/201000
104Rohit Sharma131300/411.1400
105Adil Rashid13500/3511.6600
106Ben Stokes11200/121200
107Dhawal Kulkarni14800/481200
108Shreyas Gopal38400/91200
109Kamlesh Nagarkoti12500/2512.500
110Navdeep Saini25200/251300

Rules for Purple Cap in IPL 2021

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

Most Wickets in IPL – Purple Cap Holder – All Season

Following is the list of winners of the Purple Cap for all seasons since its inauguration. Pakistan’s Sohail Tanvir was the first bowler to win the Purple Cap. He took 22 wickets in 11 matches.

Both Dwayne Bravo and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar have the record of winning the Purple Cap twice in the history of IPL, which is the highest so far.

Dwayne Bravo and Dhoni
Dwayne Bravo and Dhoni

Dwayne Bravo’s 32 wickets in the 2013 season are the most by a bowler in a single IPL season. Bravo’s record of 32 wickets has been equalised by Harshal Patel in 2021 with an economy rate of 8.14.

Harshal Patel is the latest winner of the award, taking 32 wickets from 15 matches in the 2021 season of IPL.

YearPlayerTeamMatchesWicketsEconomy4W5W
2021Harshal PatelRoyal Challengers Bangalore15328.1411
2020Kagiso RabadaDelhi Capitals17308.3420
2019Imran TahirChennai Super Kings17266.6920
2018Andrew TyeKings XI Punjab1424830
2017Bhuvaneshwar KumarSunrisers Hyderabad14267.0501
2016Bhuvaneshwar KumarSunrisers Hyderabad17237.4210
2015Dwayne BravoChennai Super Kings17268.1400
2014Mohit SharmaChennai Super Kings16238.3910
2013Dwayne BravoChennai Super Kings18327.9510
2012Morne MorkelDelhi Daredevils16257.1910
2011Lasith MalingaMumbai Indians16285.9501
2010Pragyan OjhaDeccan Chargers16217.2900
2009RP SinghDeccan Chargers16236.9810
2008Sohail TanvirRajasthan Royals11226.4611

 

Most Wickets in IPL 2021 – All Time Record

Lasith Malinga leads the list of most wicket-taker of the entire IPL season with 170 wickets under his name. The Yorker king originally from Sri Lanka plays for Mumbai Indians since 2008.

Lasith Malinga
Lasith Malinga

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

 

What is the Prize amount for Purple Cap holder in IPL?

The Player holding the Purple cap would receive a prize amount of Rs. 10 Lakhs.

Who is the first player to win the Purple Cap?

Sohail Tanvir won IPL Purple Cap in the first-ever season. His 22 wickets in 11 matches helped the Rajasthan Royals become champions.

Sohail Tanvir won the first ever Purple Cap in IPL history
Sohail Tanvir won the first-ever Purple Cap in IPL history

Who has won the most number of Purple Caps in IPL History?

Dwayne Bravo and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar have got the most number of Purple Caps in the history of IPL, that is, 2 times in their IPL career.

Who is the current IPL Purple Cap Holder? 

RCB’s Harshal Patel is the current IPL Purple Cap holder where he bags 32 wickets in 15 matches he played in the tournament.