Highest Wicket Taker in IPL 2018 | Purple Cap Winner in IPL 2018 – After starting of T20 Cricket the popularity of Cricket went higher and higher day by day. In this short format of play, you can see much more action than any other formats. International Cricket Council (ICC) holds many big T20 cricket tournaments all over the world in association with representative countries cricket boards. From those Indian Premier League (IPL) is one of the biggest sports events in the world. Players from every cricket playing nations participating in this biggest sports event which held under Board of Cricket Council India (BCCI).
Total 8 teams and more than 300 players are playing in this big event. Many big cricket stars with many uncapped cricketers forming a team as per the auction and fight to win the IPL. This year 2018 is the 11th edition of Indian Premier League and returning of Chennai Super kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) after two years made this tournament more excited.
T20 format is all about taking maximum wickets of opponents without giving many runs in 20 Overs and try to chase them to win. In IPL there is a rule of giving a Purple Cap to the highest Wicket Taker in IPL and this changes every day till the end of the tournament.
In 2016 and 2017, It was Bhubaneswar Kumar for Sunrisers Hyderabad who clinched the Purple Cap. In 2015 and 2014, It was Dwyane Bravo and Mohit Sharma for CSK who got the Purple Cap as IPL top Wicket Taker. As Bhubaneswar didn’t play many matches and didn’t take many wickets this season, the question arises who would be the IPL 2018 highest Wicket Taker or who is the Purple Cap winner in IPL 2018?
As the question starts and people’s eyes look for players who took highest wickets in previous seasons like Dwayne Bravo,Mohit Sharma etc. and players who started this season with a bang like Andrew Tye, Rashid Khan, Siddarth Kaul etc. , who can be the highest Wicket Taker in IPL 2018 or the Purple Cap holder in IPL 2018.
Here is the list of IPL 2018 Highest Wicket Takers,
Also Read: Highest Run Scorer in IPL 2018
Chennai Super Kings :
For CSK it was Deepak Chahar, Shradhul Thakur and Dwayne Bravo who took most wickets for CSK and in the line to clinch Purple Cap 2018 and later it is Lungi Nigdi and Ravindra Jadeja who took wickets back to back and also in the list of IPL top Wicket Taker 2018.
For last 2 years it was Bhubaneshwar Kumar who took most wickets for SRH and clinched the Purple Cap back to back, but this time he didn’t play many matches. So, this time Siddarth Kaul who took the responsibility of taking wickets and named himself in the IPL highest Wicket Taker 2018 for SRH. Other than him it was Rashid Khan, Shakib Al Hasan who took most wickets for the team.
From Rajasthan, it was Spinner Shreyas Gopal, Krishnappa Gowtham who took most wickets for the team. Later it was Jaydev Unadkat who picked for highest rupees in this season in auction took also 11 wickets for the team. Later it was Jofra Archer who took 15 wickets just in 7 matches and qualified his team for playoffs and made him be in the list of IPL highest Wicket Taker 2018.
Kings XI Punjab:
For KXIP it is good as they selected Ashwin as Captain who is also a good bowler in T20 format and took 10 wickets for the team also. Other than him it is new spinning sensation Mujeeb Ur Rehman and Ankit Rajpoot who took most wickets for the team. But it was Andrew Tye with whom KXIP showed much faith and bought in the auction with a big price took 24 wickets with 4wickets in a 3 matches back to back and in the top of Ipl top wicket-taker in IPL 2018.
The big pick for Mumbai this season is Hardik Pandya as he scored 18 wickets and in the list of top wickets takers in this IPL. Maybe he was not the highest picked player for the team but he took highest wickets for the team along with new spinning sensation Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah, Mitchell McClenaghan and were in the list of highest Wicket Taker in IPL 2018.
Kolkata Knight Riders:
For KKR it was again mystery spinner Sunil Narine who took most wickets with Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Andre Russell etc. as always all these were present in the list of Purple Cap holder in IPL 2018.
For Delhi, there were no most wicket takers so the team came last in the point table after scoring good runs but not able to defend it. Only Trent Boult and Amit Mishra for the team who took most wickets and be in the list of IPL highest Wicket Taker 2018
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Umesh Yadav did good bowling and took 20 wickets along with bowlers like Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj who took most wickets for the team and in the list of IPL top Wicket Taker 2018.
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