new Delhi: The 15th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has seen tremendous enthusiasm for the bat and ball. Talking about the matches played in this season, some teams have scored more than 200 runs and some have been dismissed for less than 128. In such a situation, like every time, this time too there is a competition between the bowlers for the Purple Cap.
Currently, the bowlers at the top of the list are the ones who did not find any buyers on the first day of the mega auction. Umesh Yadav of Kolkata is leading with 9 wickets in 4 matches. He took 4 wickets in a match. He has given wickets to Kolkata in every match in the power play.
Rajasthan bowler Yuvendra Chahal is at number two in this list. He is at number two with 7 wickets. In the match against Bangalore, he took 2 wickets for 15 runs in 4 overs. Lucknow bowler Avesh Khan has slipped to the third position after his performance. In the match against Hyderabad, he bowled his career best in IPL and took 4 wickets. He is now third after Umesh and Chahal with 7 wickets. There is also an Indian bowler at number four in the list. Rahul Chahar remains at this number with 6 wickets.
Kuldeep Yadav and Vanindu Hasaranga are in fifth and sixth positions respectively. Kuldeep has taken 6 wickets in 3 matches while Hasaranga also has 6 wickets. Mumbai bowler Timal Mills is at number seven in the list. Mills took 2 wickets in 4 overs in the match against Kolkata. This makes their total six.
Indian bowler Mohammed Shami is at number eight, who has five wickets in his account. Tim Southee and Trent Boult are ranked 9th and 10th respectively in this list. Saudi has played only 2 matches and has 5 wickets in his account, while Boult has played 3 matches and is 10th with 5 wickets. Last season’s Purple Cap holder Hershal Patel had slipped to the 12th spot with four wickets. It is expected that Patel will top the list as the IPL progresses.