IPL 2019 Purple Cap: Kagiso Rabada remains top



IPL Purple Cap 2019 Winners List, Most Wicket-Takers Bowlers: Standings for most wickets in the twelfth edition of the Indian Premier League.

Delhi Capitals’ Kagiso Rabada smiles after bowling the last delivery as he claimed the top spot in Purple Cap. (Source: AP)

IPL 2019 Purple Cap Winners List: Kagiso Rabada claims the top spot of the Purple Cap with 11 wickets in 23.1 overs. He is followed by Deepal Chahar of Chennai Super Kings who is at the second position with 10 wickets. Imran Tahir of Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Yuzvendra Chahal are at the third and fourth position with nine wickets.

Kings XI Punjab’s Mohammed Shami took the fifth spot with nine wickets after their match against Mumbai Indians on Wednesday.

Here is the list of top ten wicket-takers this season.

IPL 2019 Purple Cap: Most Wickets

Players Matches Overs Wickets
Kagiso Rabada (DC) 6 23.1 11
Deepak Chahar (CSK) 7 27 10
Imran Tahir (CSK) 7 26 9
Yuzvendra Chahal (RCB) 6 24 9
Mohammed Shami (KXIP) 7 28 9
Shreyas Gopal (RR) 6 20 8
Sandeep Sharma (SRH) 6 22.5 8
R Ashwin (KXIP) 7 28 8
Harbhajan Singh (CSK) 4 16 7
Mohammad Nabi (SRH) 4 15.5 7

The bowler with most wickets in a season of IPL, gets to don the purple cap throughout the course of the season while being on the field. The bowler, who finishes at the top of the table with most wickets at the end of the tournament, wins the Purple Cap award. Last year, the coveted title was won by Kings XI Punjab’s Andrew Tye, 24 wickets from 14 matches.

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