List of IPL Purple Cap winners in all seasons

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List of IPL Purple Cap winners in all seasons
List of IPL Purple Cap winners in all seasons

The IPL Purple Cap is an award which is given every season to the leading wicket-taker of the tournament. Along with  IPL trophy there will be a race among players for the purple cup.  IPL awards a player with an purple cap. The bowlers will be competing to win the prestigious Purple Cap at the end of IPL. Purple Cap is awarded to the bowler with the most number of wickets in a particular IPL season. Over the last 15 seasons of the Indian Premier League, different players have won the purple cap after taking highest no. of wickets in the tournament.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is not only a showcase of scintillating batting and breathtaking fielding but also a platform where the bowlers leave an indelible mark. Among the various accolades presented during this marquee cricketing event, the IPL Purple Cap holds a special place. Awarded to the tournament’s highest wicket-taker, the Purple Cap is a symbol of bowling excellence and determination. Let’s delve into the significance and history of this prestigious award.

As the IPL season unfolds, a keen contest ensues between some of the most skillful bowlers in the world, all vying to claim the coveted Purple Cap. Bowlers employ a variety of tactics, from pinpoint accuracy to subtle variations, to outfox batsmen and claim crucial wickets. The competition intensifies with every game, as wicket-taking spells become crucial in swinging the fortunes of teams and impacting the outcome of matches.

Here in this article we will take a look at all the winners of the purple cap in the history of the Indian Premier League.

  • 2008 – Sohail Tanvir of Rajasthan Royals won the Purple Cap. He took 22 wickets in 11 matches with an economy of 6.46. He also took 1 four-wicket haul and 1 five-wicket haul in that season.
    Sohail Tanvir of Rajasthan Royals
  • 2009 – RP Singh of Deccan Chargers won the Purple Cap. He took 23 wickets in 16 matches with an economy of 6.98. He also took 1 four-wicket haul in that season.
    RP Singh of Deccan Chargers
  • 2010 – Pragyan Ojha of Deccan Chargers won the Purple Cap. He 21 took wickets in 16 matches with an economy of 7.29.
    Pragyan Ojha of Deccan Chargers
  • 2011 – Lasith Malinga of Mumbai Indians won the Purple Cap. He took 28 wickets in 16 matches with an economy of 5.95. He also took 1 five-wicket haul in that season.
     Lasith Malinga of Mumbai Indians
  • 2012 – Morne Morkel of Delhi Daredevils won the Purple Cap. He took 25 wickets in 16 matches with an economy of 7.91. He also took 1 four-wicket haul in that season.
    Morne Morkel of Delhi Daredevils
  • 2013 – Dwayne Bravo of Chennai Super Kings won the Purple Cap. He took 32 wickets in 18 matches with an economy of 7.95. He also took 1 four-wicket haul in that season.

    Dwayne Bravo of Chennai Super Kings - 2013
    IPL 2013 Purple Cap – Dwayne Bravo
  • 2014 – Mohit Sharma of Chennai Super Kings won the Purple Cap. He took 23 wickets in 16 matches with an economy of 8.39. He also took 1 four-wicket haul in that season.
    Mohit Sharma of Chennai Super Kings
  • 2015 – Dwayne Bravo of Chennai Super Kings won the Purple Cap. He took 26 wickets in 17 matches with an economy of 8.14.

    Dwayne Bravo of Chennai Super Kings - 2015
    IPL 2016 Purple Cap – Dwayne Bravo
  • 2016 – Bhuvneshwar Kumar of Sunrisers Hyderabad won the Purple Cap. He took 23 wickets in 17 matches with an economy of 7.42. He also took 1 four-wicket haul in that season.

    Bhuvaneshwar Kumar of Sunrisers Hyderabad - 2016
    IPL 2016 Purple Cap – Bhuvaneshwar Kumar
  • 2017 – Bhuvneshwar Kumar of Sunrisers Hyderabad won the Purple Cap. He took 26 wickets in 14 matches with an economy of. He also took 1 five-wicket haul in that season.

    Bhuvaneshwar Kumar of Sunrisers Hyderabad
    IPL 2017 Purple Cap – Bhuvaneshwar Kumar
  • 2018 – Andrew Tye of Kings XI Punjab won the Purple Cap. He took 24 wickets in 14 matches with an economy of 8. He also took 3 four-wicket hauls in that season.

    Andrew Tye of Kings XI Punjab
    IPL 2018 Purple Cap -Andrew Tye
  • 2019 – Imran Tahir of Chennai Super Kings won the Purple Cap. He took 26 wickets in 17 matches with an economy of. He also took 2 four-wicket hauls in that season.

    Imran Tahir of Chennai Super Kings
    IPL 2019 Purple Cap – Imran Tahir
  • 2020 – Kagiso Rabada of Delhi Capitals won the Purple Cap. He took 30 wickets in 17 matches with an economy of 8.34. He also took 2 four-wicket hauls in that season.

    IPL 2020 Purple Cap - Kagiso Rabada
    IPL 2020 Purple Cap – Kagiso Rabada
  • 2021 – Harshal Patel of Royal Challengers Bangalore won the Purple Cap. He took 32 wickets in 15 matches with an economy of 8.14. He also took 1 four-wicket and 1 five-wicket haul in that season.

    IPL 2021 Purple Cap - Harshal Patel
    IPL 2021 Purple Cap – Harshal Patel
  • 2022 – Yuzvendra Chahal of Rajasthan Royals won the Purple Cap. He took 27 wickets in 17 matches with an economy of 7.75. He also took 1 four-wicket and 1 five-wicket haul in that season.

    IPL 2022 Purple Cap - Yuzvendra Chahal
    IPL 2022 Purple Cap – Yuzvendra Chahal

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