IPL 2024: Top 5 Wicket Chasers From Harshal Patel To Natarajan

Harshal Patel has won the Purple cap for the highest wicket-taker in the ongoing IPL 2024 series.Kolkata Knight Riders won the title for the third time after defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets in the final of the IPL T20 cricket series.

The bowlers have also been effective in this season where batsmen have been given more importance. Accordingly, Harshal Patel is the top wicket-taker in this series.

Top 5 wicket takers:

Harshal Patel: Harshal Patel has won the Purple Cap for the highest wicket-taker this season. Harshal, who played for Punjab this season, bowled the batsmen as usual with his slower balls. He is at the top with 24 wickets in 14 matches. Average 19.87, Economy 9.73. Best bowling 3/15.

This is the second time Harshal Patel has won the Purple Cap. Earlier, he had won the Purple Cap by taking 32 wickets in the 2021 season.

Varun Chakraborty: Varun Chakraborty has taken 21 wickets in 15 matches in the current season. His average of 19.14, economy of 8.04, best bowling figures of 3/16 was a trump card for the Kolkata team that controlled the run accumulation in the middle overs. Along with Sunil Narine, his slower deliveries kept the batsmen from scoring runs and helped Kolkata win the trophy for the third time.

Jasprit Bumrah: Bumrah is the only consolation in the current season for Mumbai Indians. Bumrah was the only player from that team to feature in the top 15. Bumrah has taken 20 wickets in 13 matches with a five-wicket haul and has been in the top 3 bowlers this season, showing incredible form. His average is 16.80, economy 6.48, best bowling 5/21. Bumrah’s uncanny form has given hope as India head to the US for the T20 World Cup series.

Natarajan: Natarajan, fondly known as the ‘yorker’ nut, played a key role in taking his team to the finals this season as well with his economical bowling to limit the opposition’s run accumulation. He has taken 4 wickets for 19 runs as his best bowling performance this season. He took 19 wickets in 14 matches at an average of 24.47 and an economy of 9.05.

Harshit Rana: Harshit Rana is the latest addition to the Kolkata team. The final is the best testimony to his talent. 2 wickets with a maiden over at the end of IPL is the best bowling. Due to his amazing bowling, Sunrisers lost wickets and looked for defeat. He has taken 19 wickets in 15 matches in the current season. His average is 20.15, economy 9.05, best bowling 3/24.

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