IPL 2022: Top 5 Bowlers With Most Wickets In The 2020 Edition Of The Tournament

Updated - 27 Nov 2023, 03:59 PM

Kagiso Rabada, IPL 2021, IPL 2020
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IPL 2022 is all set to begin soon and entertain fans with nail-biting matches. The tournament begins on March 26. In the opening game, Chennai Super Kings will take on Kolkata Knight Riders. The venue of the clash is Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

In IPL 2020, Mumbai Indians won the title after defeating Delhi Capitals in the final. A few bowlers emerged to the top during the tournament and gained the limelight. They picked many wickets to finish as top wicket-takers in the 2020 season. In this listicle, we take a glance at the top 5 bowlers with the most wickets in IPL 2020.

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IPL 2022: Top 5 Bowlers With Most Wickets In The 2020 Edition Of The Tournament

5. Yuzvendra Chahal- 21

Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal (Image Credit: Twitter)

Yuzvendra Chahal was the 5th highest wicket-taker in IPL 2020. Chahal was part of Royal Challengers Bangalore. The right-arm spinner scalped 21 wickets in 15 matches at an average of 19.28. The leg spinner also bowled at an economy of 7.08 and picked a 3-wicket haul in one match. In the 2022 season, Chahal is part of Rajasthan Royals.

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4. Anrich Nortje- 22

Anrich Nortje
Anrich Nortje (Image Credit: Twitter)

Anrich Nortje takes the 4th spot on this list. Playing for Delhi Capitals, the right-arm pacer scalped 22 wickets in 16 games in IPL 2020. The South African pacer had an average of 23.27 and an economy of 8.39. Nortje has been retained by Delhi Capitals in IPL 2022.

3. Trent Boult- 25

Trent Boult
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Trent Boult gave a fabulous bowling show in IPL 2020. The left-arm pacer picked 25 wickets in 15 games in IPL 2020 at an average of 18.28. He was part of Mumbai Indians. The New Zealand pacer bowled at an economy rate of 7.97. Bout is part of Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2022.

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2. Jasprit Bumrah- 27

Jasprit Bumrah, IPL 2022, IPL 2021
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Jasprit Bumrah was the 2nd highest wicket-taker in IPL 2020. Playing for Mumbai Indians, the right-arm pacer scalped 27 wickets in 15 games at an average of 14.96. Bumrah also had a great economy of just 6.73. He also grabbed 2 four-wicket hauls in the season. Bumrah will again play for Mumbai Indians in the 2022 edition.

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1. Kagiso Rabada- 30

Kagiso Rabada
Kagiso Rabada (Image Credit: Twitter)

Kagiso Rabada was the top wicket-taker in IPL 2020 and won the purple cap. He was part of Delhi Capitals in the tournament. The right-arm pacer hunted 30 wickets in 17 matches at an average of 18.26. He had an economy of 8.34. The South African pacer also picked 2 four-wicket hauls in the season. Rabada is part of Punjab Kings in IPL 2022.

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