Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders in the final to clinch the IPL 2021 trophy. CSK piled up a massive total of 192-3 batting first with an 86-run knock by opener Faf du Plessis. Later, CSK bowlers restricted KKR to 165-9 in 20 overs to win the match by 27 runs. Under the leadership of MS Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings won their 4th IPL title.
Like every season, IPL 2021 also witnessed astonishing bowling performances by many bowlers. Some uncapped bowlers too gained a lot of limelight with their spectacular performances. Spinners also bowled match-winning spells in some games and impressed fans. In this article, we take a glance at the top 5 wicket-takers of IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: Top 5 Highest Wicket Takers Of The Tournament
5. Mohammed Shami- 19
Punjab Kings pacer Mohammed Shami takes the 5th spot in the list. Shami finished as the 5th highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 19 wickets. The right-arm pacer grabbed 19 wickets in 14 games at an average of 20.78. He bowled at an economy of 7.5 and his best bowling show in a match was 3/21.