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Top 10 All Time Highest Wicket Takers of IPL
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IPL or the Indian premier league is the biggest league not in terms of wealth and money but also the competition it provide. Players all around the world comes to play in this tournament. It is also the toughest league in the world die to its competition. Every big international cricketer has a dream to play in this league. The first ever editor of IPL played in 2008.The IPL is the most-attended cricket league in the world and in 2014 was ranked sixth by average attendance among all sports leagues. In 2010, the IPL became the first sporting event in the world to be broadcast live on YouTube. The brand value of the IPL in 2019 was ₹475 billion (US$6.7 billion), according to Duff & Phelps.[8] According to BCCI, the 2015 IPL season contributed ₹11.5 billion (US$160 million) to the GDP of the Indian economy. Now, quickly move to our topic after all edition of the IPL who is the highest wicket taker. Let’s find out.

Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav completes the top-10 in the most wickets list. He has played a total of 121 matches and bagged 119 wickets.  A right-arm fast bowler, Yadav has played for Vidarbha at domestic level since 2008 and is the first player from the team to have played Test cricket. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Zimbabwe in May 2010. The following year, in November, Yadav made his Test debut against the West Indies. He was the highest wicket-taker for India in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.He holds the record of the highest strike rate in an innings in Test cricket.

Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal is currently part of Royal Challengers Bangalore. The spinner is the first Indian bowler to have picked up a 5-wicket haul in IPL. He has taken 124 wickets in 105 matches with a BBI of 4/25. He plays for Haryana in Indian domestic cricket and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League. He is a leg break bowler. Chahal was the second player and first Indian to take a 6 wicket haul in T20I history. He was the first concussion substitute to be named man of the match in an international cricket match.

Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine has played a total of 120 IPL matches. The left-handed batsman from KKR has bagged 127 wickets in total with a BBI of 5/19.He has played in Twenty20 (T20) franchise leagues around the world and played in over 300 T20 matches. As of 2019, he currently plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Dhaka Dynamites in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) and Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).Sunil made his debut in first-class cricket for Trinidad and Tobago in February 2009 during the Regional Four Day Competition, bowling thirteen overs without taking a wicket.

Bhuvneshwar kumar

Bhuvneshwar kumar

Bhuvneshwar kumar

The bowling mainstay of SRH, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, features amongst the top ten wicket-takers in the IPL with 136 wickets from only 121 matches with an economy of 7.23. Following his good performances in the 2008/09 Ranji season, he was handed an IPL contract by Royal Challengers Bangalore.In 2011, he was signed by Pune Warriors India. After the dissolution of the PWI team, he was picked up in 2014 by Sunrisers Hyderabad.For his performances in 2014, 2016 and 2017 he was named in the Cricinfo IPL XI. He was also named in the Cricbuzz XI for 2016 and 2017.

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin is one of the legends of the game for the Indian cricket team. He also represented India in ODI and T20 format. He is also playing IPL and Representing Delhi Capitals. He played 159 matches in ipl and scalps 139 wickets with a best bowling in an innings of 4-34.Ashwin started his IPL career with Chennai Super Kings in 2009. He went on to win two consecutive IPL titles with Chennai Super Kings in 2010 and 2011, he picked up 13 and 20 wickets respectively in each season. After Chennai Super Kings was banned for the 2016 and 2017 season, he was drafted to Rising Pune Supergiants. In the 2016 season, Ashwin picked up his 100th wicket against Kings XI Punjab in a four-wicket victory.

Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh is former right arm off spinner who represented India in all three formats. He is still playing IPL for kolkata knight riders. He is the fifth highest wicket taker of the IPL. He played 163 ipl matches where he takes 150 wickets with a best bowling in an innings of 5-18. He was captain of IPL team Mumbai Indians and Punjab for the 2012–13 Ranji Trophy season. Under his captaincy, Mumbai Indians won the 2011 Champions League Twenty20.

Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne Bravo is an Windies all rounder who plays T20 international for the west Indies. He also play IPL for the Chennai super kings and he the fourth highest wicket taker of the Indian premier league. He played 144 matches till now and scalps 156 wickets with best bowling in an innings of 4-22.Dwayne Bravo played for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League for the first three seasons. He was picked up by the Chennai Super Kings[16] during 2011 IPL Auctions. He was one of the top performing players in the 2012 IPL playing for Chennai Super Kings scoring 461 runs at an average of 57 with a strike rate of 178.

Piyush Chawla

Piyush Chawla

Piyush Chawla

Piyush Chawla is a leg spinner who is currently playing for Mumbai Indians in the IPL. He is the third highest wicket taker in the IPL. He played 164 matches in IPL. Where he got 156 wickets with a best bowling in an innings of 4-17.Chawla played in the IPL for the Kings XI Punjab team from 2008 to 2013.Chawla played in the IPL for the Kings XI Punjab team from 2008 to 2013.Chawla played in the IPL for the Kings XI Punjab team from 2008 to 2013.

Amit Mishra

Amit Mishra

Amit Mishra

Amit mishra is the second highest wicket taker of the IPL. He played 154 Matches till now and managed to take 166 wickets with a best bowling in an innings of 5-17. He is still playing IPL for the delhi capitals franchise.On 17 April 2013 in season 6 of Indian Premier League (IPL 2013) he took a hat-trick playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad against Pune Warriors India and with this hat-trick, he became the first player in IPL history to take three hat-tricks. He has previously taken hat-trick in IPL 2008 playing for Delhi Daredevils against Deccan Chargers and then again in IPL 2011 playing for Deccan Chargers against Kings XI Punjab. For his performances in 2013, he was named in the Cricinfo IPL XI.

Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga is the all time highest wicket taker of the Indian premier league. He played 122 matches for his one franchise Mumbai Indians and managed to take 170 wickets with a best performance in a match of 5-13.Malinga has played for Indian Premier League (IPL) team Mumbai Indians since 2008. He became their leading bowler in this format and leading bowler in the competition in terms of wickets taken. Sachin Tendulkar, the ex-Mumbai Indians captain, described Malinga as an important cog in the Indians’ game plan after the retirement of captain Shaun Pollock, who represented the team in the first season. In the first match for the Mumbai Indians in the fourth season, he got 5 wickets against Delhi Daredevils, restricting them to a mere 95. Malinga  played his last IPL match in 2019 against CSK.

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