IPL Purple Cap Holders List

The IPL Purple Cap is a cricket award presented to the player who takes maximum wickets in the Indian Premier League T20 tournament.  The leading wicket taker bowler of IPL gets the purple cap to wear in the match.

The 9th edition of biggest T20 cricket league is kicked off in Mumbai. In the first match of IPL 2016, defending champion Mumbai Indians will take on new IPL team Rising Pune Supergiants on 9th April.

Purple Cap in IPL

Sohail Tanvir the player of Rajasthan Royals was the IPL purple cap winner in the first season of IPL. No bowler have ever won purple cap more than once till now.

Chennai Super Kings have won a maximum purple cap in IPL – 3 times. Deccan Chargers have won twice while Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils have won once.

ipl purple cap winner

IPL Purple Cap Holders List

Season Player Mat Wkts
2008  Sohail Tanvir (RR) 11 22
2009  R. P. Singh (DC) 16 23
2010  Pragyan Ojha (DC) 16 21
2011  Lasith Malinga (MI) 16 28
2012  Morne Morkel (DD) 16 25
2013  Dwayne Bravo (CSK) 18 32
2014  Mohit Sharma (CSK) 16 23
2015  Dwayne Bravo (CSK) 16 24
2016 TBC TBC TBC

 

Purple Cap in IPL Won by Teams

Club Total
Chennai Super Kings 3
Deccan Chargers 2
Rajasthan Royals 1
Mumbai Indians 1
Delhi Daredevils 1

IPL Purple Cap Holders Players List

Pos Player Mat Overs Runs Wkts Econ SR
1  Dwayne Bravo 17 52.2 426 26 8.14 12.07
2  Lasith Malinga 15 60.0 444 24 7.40 15.00
3  Yuzvendra Chahal 15 46.5 415 23 8.86 12.21
4  Ashish Nehra 16 62.0 449 22 7.24 16.90
5  Mitchell Starc 13 43.0 291 20 6.76 12.90
6  Harbhajan Singh 15 57.0 446 18 7.82 19.00
7  Bhuvneshwar Kumar 14 51.4 407 18 7.87 17.22
8  Mitchell McClenaghan 12 47.0 386 18 8.21 15.66
9  Harshal Patel 15 43.5 328 17 7.48 15.47
10  David Wiese 14 42.2 353 16 8.33 15.87

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