IPL 2021 takes a countdown as the cricket tournament is all set to entertain fans from next month. The tournament will kickstart with the first match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 9, 2021. Six venues will host all the IPL matches while the playoffs games and final will be played at Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmadabad.
Eight teams Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Punjab Kings, Rajasthan Royals, and Delhi Capitals will engage in nail-biting matches in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021 has been a budding ground for cricketers. Many players have bagged the limelight from the tournament. Bowlers like Jasprit Bumrah, Deepak Chahar, and T Natarajan are examples of some bowlers who came to the spotlight with their amazing bowling skills in IPL tournaments. Here we look at 5 bowlers with the most wickets in the Indian Premier League.
IPL 2021: 5 Bowlers With The Most Wickets In The History Of The Tournament
Harbhajan Singh is the 5th highest wicket-taker in the Indian Premier League. In 157 innings, Harbhajan has grabbed 150 wickets. The right-arm spinner has an economy of 7.05 in IPL. His best bowling figure in IPL is 5/18. Harbhajan Singh played for Mumbai Indians from IPL 2008 to 2017. From IPL 2018 and IPL 2019, he played for Chennai Super Kings. He did not play in IPL 2020. Ahead of IPL 2021 auction, Harbhajan Singh was released by Chennai Super Kings. During the auction, he was picked up by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs. 2 crore.