Most Wicket Takers / Purple Cap Holders in IPL : IPL Bowling Records

Cricket fever is in the air as Vivo IPL 2017 is scheduled to take place in Indian from 5th April to 21st May 2017.

In IPL, every season the leading wicket taking bowler of the season is presented with a Purple Cap.

So far in 9 IPL seasons, there are 7 bowlers who have taken 100 or more wickets.

Lasith Malinga is the leading wicket taker in IPL with over 140 wickets with no one close to him, the next best being Amit Mishra with 124 wickets.

I am sure you might be wondering about which are the Top 10 Bowlers who have so far picked up most wickets in Indian Premier League.

Most Wicket Takers / Purple Cap Holders in IPL :

Most Wicket Takers - Purple Cap Holders in IPL - IPL Bowling Records

Top 10 Most Wicket Takers / Purple Cap Holders in IPL before start of IPL 2017 are –

No. 1 Lasith Malinga – 143 Wickets from 98 Matches
No. 2 Amit Mishra – 124 Wickets from 112 Matches
No. 3 Dwayne Bravo – 122 Wickets from 106 Matches
No. 4 Piyush Chawla – 120 Wickets from 123 Matches
No. 5 Harbhajan Singh – 119 Wickets from 125 Matches
No. 6 Vinay Kumar – 101 Wickets from 102 Matches
No. 7 Ravichandran Ashwin – 100 Wickets from 111 Matches
No. 8 Ashish Nehra – 98 Wickets from 82 Matches
No. 9 Dale Steyn – 92 Wickets from 90 Matches
No. 10 Zaheer Khan – 92 Wickets from 89 Matches