Bowlers play an equally important role as the batsman in IPL T20 fantasy cricket games. Bowlers from all the 12 IPL editions have made the tournament memorable for the fans.
It is pointless to say, a steady performer with ball in IPL fantasy cricket match is a huge asset for any team.
Have a glance at the compiled list below. This is the list of highest wicket-taker in all the 12 editions of IPL. Though this 12th edition of IPL is midway and it is too early we are giving out these statistics, it will help the IPL fantasy league fans. Read on:
The Sri Lankan pacer playing for Mumbai Indians since IPL inception, Lasith Malinga is ruling this list. With 157 wickets in his bucket till now, Malinga is the highest wicket-taker in IPL. In 113 matches, his best bowling figure is 5/13. His average is 19.31 along with 6.93 economy rate and 16.7 strike rate. In total, he has conceded 3033 runs.
His classical, attacking leg spin has impressed many in the cricketing world. Amit Mishra is playing for Delhi Capitals this season. Mishra is the second highest wicket-taker of IPL in our list with 149 wickets. He has taken In 138 matches, his best bowling figure is 5/17. His average is 24.13 along with 7.41 economy rate and 19.5 strike rate. In total, he has conceded 3596 runs.
The former Trinidadian cricketer, Dwayne Bravo is the third highest IPL wicket-taker. Bravo is the champion star of CSK with 143 wickets. In 126 matches, his best bowling figure is 4/22. His average is 23.79 along with 8.46 economy rate and 16.8 strike rate. In total, he has conceded 3353 runs.
The KKR leg spinner, Piyush Chawla is the fourth one in this list with 143 wickets. In 147 matches, his best bowling figure is 4/17. His average is 26.27 along with 7.72 economy rate and 20.3 strike rate. In total, he has conceded 3758runs.
The off-spinner of Chennai Super Kings, Harbhajan Singh is fifth in this list. He has taken 137 wickets in total. In 151 matches, his best bowling figure is 5/18. His average is 27.04 along with 7.03 economy rate and 23.0 strike rate. In total, he has conceded 3705 runs.
Sunrisers Hyderabad CaptainBhuvneshwar Kumar has played 105 matches till date and is the sixth highest wicket-taker of IPL. He has taken 120 wickets till now. In 105 matches, his best bowling figure is 5/19. His average is 23.41 along with 7.25 economy rate and 19.3 strike rate. In total, he has conceded 2810 runs.
Ravichandran Ashwin is the tall off spinner of KXIP, earlier playing for CSK. He is the seventh in our list with 113 wickets in our list. In 129 matches, his best bowling figure is 4/34. His average is 26.84 along with 6.76 economy rate and 23.8 strike rate. In total, he has conceded 3033 runs.
RCB pacer, UmeshYadav is the eighth highest wicket-keeper of IPL in all the seasons. Till now, he has taken 113 wickets in 112 matches. His best bowling figure is 4/24. His average is 28.76 along with 8.32 economy rate and 20.7 strike rate. In total, he has conceded 3251 runs.
The Trinidadian cricketer of Indian descent who plays for the West Indies, Sunil Narine is mostly an off-spin bowler. In the Indian T20 cricket game, he plays for KKR and is the ninth in this list. In 100 matches, he has taken 112 wickets as of now. His best bowling figure is 5/19. His average is 22.79 along with 6.59 economy rate and 20.7 strike rate. In total, he has conceded 2553 runs.
He had played for five IPL teams from 2008-2017 and the last one was Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2017. In 88 matches of IPL, he had taken 106. His best bowling figure is 4/10. His average is 23.53 along with 7.84 economy rate and 18.0 strike rate. In total, he has conceded 2495 runs.
*Records have been compiled as on April 4 2019
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