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Purple Cap Holder - IPL 2021

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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

The Most wickets in IPL 2021: The latest purple cap holder in IPL 2021 is listed below with the current stats. Harshal Patel of RCB has taken 32 wickets which is the most and is currently the Purple Cap holder.

POSPLAYERMatOvRunsWktsBBIEcon4w5w
1Harshal Patel1556.2459325/278.1411
2Avesh Khan1661450243/137.3700
3Jasprit Bumrah1455410213/367.4500
4Shardul Thakur1659.5527213/288.800
5Mohammad Shami1452.4395193/217.500
6Varun Chakaravarthy1768448183/136.5800
7Rashid Khan1456375183/366.6900
8Yuzvendra Chahal1553374183/117.0500
9Arshdeep Singh1241.2342185/328.2701
10Sunil Narine1456361164/216.4410
11Jason Holder831.5247164/527.7510
12Axar Patel1246306153/216.6500
13Kagiso Rabada1556456153/368.1400
14Chris Morris1141376154/239.1710
15Dwayne Bravo1133.4263143/247.8100
16Chetan Sakariya1452426143/318.1900
17Deepak Chahar1554451144/138.3520
18Mustafizur Rahman1451.5436143/208.4100
19Ravindra Jadeja1649346133/137.0600
20Rahul Chahar1143318134/277.3910
21Lockie Ferguson830224133/187.4600
22Trent Boult1451.2406133/287.900
23Anrich Nortje830.2187122/126.1600
24Ravi Bishnoi935222123/246.3400
25Prasidh Krishna1038.3351123/309.1100
26Mohammed Siraj1552353113/276.7800
27Shivam Mavi932.1233114/217.2410
28Josh Hazlewood935293113/248.3700
29Andre Russell1019188115/159.8901
30Pat Cummins726.523793/248.8300
31Kyle Jamieson92826993/419.600
32Sam Curran93332893/349.9300
33Rahul Tewatia143734083/399.1800
34Nathan Coulter-Nile52012774/146.3510
35Shahbaz Ahmed11149273/76.5700
36Ravichandran Ashwin1344.433172/277.4100
37Siddarth Kaul83024772/318.2300
38Moeen Ali1525.216163/76.3500
39Amit Mishra41410964/247.7810
40Bhuvneshwar Kumar114233561/167.9700
41Harpreet Brar72313953/196.0400
42Kieron Pollard1413.19552/87.2100
43Jimmy Neesham396653/127.3300
44Chris Woakes3118252/187.4500
45Krunal Pandya1333.126551/137.9800
46Khaleel Ahmed72721953/218.1100
47Lungi Ngidi31212553/2810.4100
48Moises Henriques5104543/124.500
49Abhishek Sharma8106442/46.400
50Shakib Al Hasan82618741/17.1900
51Lalit Yadav71410142/137.2100
52Jaydev Unadkat62216843/157.6300
53Chris Jordan4129642/20800
54Kartik Tyagi41412442/298.8500
55Tom Curran311.210443/299.1700
56Dan Christian916.415542/149.300
57Riley Meredith51716941/299.9400
58Washington Sundar61611831/77.3700
59Tim Southee3129532/267.9100
60Venkatesh Iyer108.36932/298.1100
61Glenn Maxwell151613532/238.4300
62Sandeep Sharma723.320331/208.6300
63George Garton51513531/27900
64Vijay Shankar71110032/199.0900
65Adam Milne41413132/219.3500
66Jhye Richardson31111732/4110.6300
67Imran Tahir141622/16400
68Mujeeb Ur Rahman142922/297.2500
69Marco Jansen264522/287.500
70Jayant Yadav51713021/257.6400
71Umran Malik3129621/21800
72Deepak Hooda121613621/158.500
73T Natarajan286921/328.6200
74Marcus Stoinis1011.111721/710.4700
75Mohammad Nabi388622/3210.7500
76Daniel Sams263911/246.500
77Mahipal Lomror474711/226.7100
78Ishant Sharma3129711/268.0800
79Nathan Ellis3129811/208.1600
80Fabian Allen4119011/228.1800
81KM Asif12.11811/188.300
82Murugan Ashwin3119711/328.8100
83Shahbaz Nadeem143611/36900
84Abdul Samad111911/9900
85Piyush Chawla143811/389.500
86Kane Richardson132911/299.6600
87Ishan Porel143911/399.7500
88Glenn Phillips322011/171000
89Lukman Meriwala133211/3210.6600
90Riyan Parag116.17311/711.8300
91Aiden Markram642300/55.7500
92Nitish Rana1721200/5600
93Ripal Patel232200/227.3300
94Sandeep Warrier121500/157.500
95Kuldip Yadav121600/16800
96Tabraiz Shamsi143400/348.500
97Mayank Markande132600/268.6600
98Harbhajan Singh376300/8900
99Jalaj Saxena132700/27900
100Jagadeesha Suchith276600/219.4200
101Akash Singh143900/399.7500
102Shivam Dube954900/59.800
103Wanindu Hasaranga266000/201000
104Rohit Sharma131.11300/411.1400
105Adil Rashid133500/3511.6600
106Ben Stokes111200/121200
107Dhawal Kulkarni144800/481200
108Shreyas Gopal378400/91200
109Kamlesh Nagarkoti122500/2512.500
110Navdeep Saini245200/251300

 

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 equallised by Harshal Patel in 2021 with an economy rate of 8.14.

Kagiso Rabada is the latest winner of the award, taking 30 wickets from 17 matches in the 2020 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.