Top 5 Highest Wicket Takers in IPL History

All the IPL team look to get the best bowlers around the world that could run through the opponents batting lineup in the subcontinent condition. The bowlers are one of the key parts of the team as you need to dismiss the opposition in order to win the match.

There is a large number of bowler who gets the chance to pick wickets of top batsman in the most followed league in the world and impress the selectors of the respective country. There are many bowlers who got the break in their national side because of their performance in the Indian Premier League. Let’s look at the top 5 highest wicket takers in the history of IPL.

5. Harbajan Singh (119)

The fifth position is occupied by the Indian off-spinner. He has been brilliant for bothe his country and IPL team as he has brought the team back into the match many times. He has played  125 matches in the IPL and picked up 119 wickets at an average of 26.21.

4. Piyush Chawla (120)

The fourth position is occupied by another leg spinner from India. Piyush Chawla has performed brilliantly for whichever team he has played for. His main weapon is the wrong one which the batsman finds very difficult to pick. He has played 123 matches for India and has picked up 120 wickets at an average of 25.68.

3. Dwayne Bravo (122)

The man from Calypso claims the third position in the list. He has been very disruptive in the later half of the game. His slower delivery is very difficult to score off and batsman often throws his wicket away in the attempt to hit the ball. He has played 106 matches in the IPL and has picked up 122 wickets at an average of 22.58.

2. Amit Mishra (124)

The Indian Leg spinner takes the second position in the list. It is always said that leg spinners are difficult to score off. He has played 112 matches in the IPL and has picked up 124 wickets with an average of 23.53. His best bowling figures are 5/17. He would love to continue bowling with the same accuracy this year also.

1. Lasith Malinga (143)

The top position is occupied by destructive Sri Lankan bowler. He is probably the most destructive and feared bowler in the limited format of the game. His lethal weapon is the fast and accurate yorker which is very difficult to play. He has played 98 matches in the IPL and picked up 143 wickets. His bowling average is phenomenal. He is not the only wicket taking bowler but he is also consistent with his line or length.

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