5 Bowlers With The Most Wickets In A Single IPL Season. The evolution of T20 cricket has made it really hard for bowlers to dish out outstanding performances on a consistent basis. On most occasions, the bowlers are on the receiving end of the destruction caused by world-class batsmen. The situation in IPL is no different.
However, amongst all the poor performances, the fans also get to see some heart-warming spells from the bowlers. In the Indian Premier League, Purple Cap is presented to the player who takes the most wickets in a single season.
Over the years, we have seen quite a few exceptional performances with the ball. In the ongoing season, the likes of Harshal Patel and Avesh Khan have ruled the roost. Here’s a look at the top five bowlers who have picked the most number of wickets in a single season in IPL.
5 Bowlers With The Most Wickets In A Single IPL Season:
5. James Faulkner: 28 wickets in IPL 2013
Rajasthan Royals finished third on the points table in the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League and James Faulkner played a massive role in RR wins.
He picked the most wickets for the franchise and also ended with the second-highest number of wickets in IPL 2013. Faulkner took 28 wickets, including two five-wicket hauls.
In his IPL career, he has picked 59 wickets in 60 matches at an average of 30.13.