Indian Premier League is one of the most famous cricket tournaments globally. Cricketers across the globe take part in IPL. The bowlers keep waiting for the announcement of winners of the purple cap. This cap has historical significance for which the world's famous bowlers compete. It is considered a moment of honor and prestige for the players. A bowler who has taken the most significant wickets in IPL becomes the winner of the purple cap. Today, we have come up with the Top 10 winners of Purple Cap in IPL 2021.
1. Harshal Patel
The captain of Haryana in the Ranji Trophy has taken 32 wickets in just 15 matches. Playing from the Royal Challengers of Bengal, Harshal has shown brilliant performance in IPL 2021. This fabulous player is a right-arm medium bowler and an emerging player whose fast bowls are a force to reckon.
2. Avesh Khan
Right-arm pacer, Avesh is exceptional when dismissing the wickets regardless of the batsman. Playing both medium and fast bowls, he has taken 24 doors in 16 matches. He is a tremendous bowler of the Delhi Capitals and helped his team reach new heights.
3. Jasprit Bumrah
Considered as one of the best bowlers of the Indian team, Bumrah has set a mark with his unique bowling techniques. In IPL 2021, he has taken 21 wickets in just 14 matches playing from the Mumbai Indians. Bumrah is the second-fastest bowler to score the 100th wicket in One Day International and has fans worldwide.
4. Shardul Thakur
A medium-fast bowler, Shardul is also a right-handed batsman. Taking 21 wickets in 16 matches during the last IPL added many fans to his fan following. His exemplary performance has contributed to making Chennai Super Kings the winner of IPL 2021. Shardul Narender Thakur is one of the best bowlers on the Indian team. Also, the ambassador of Tata Power Limited, Shardul, is an emerging and shining star of the Cricket world.
5. Muhammed Shammi
The first Indian Bowler to complete 100 wickets in ODI, Shammi has a successful career in Cricket. He has taken 19 wickets in just 14 matches, being a player of Punjab Kings. He is an extraordinary player for having a vast fan following. The right-arm seamer is an integral part of the Indian Cricket Team.
6. Varun Chakravarthy
A fast Indian pacer, Varun Chakravarthy made his debut in July 2021. In IPL 2021, he has played from Kolkata Knight Riders and reached the tournament's finals. He was successful in taking 18 wickets in 17 matches.
7. Rashid Khan
Former Afghanistan Cricket Team Captain plays for the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. The right-arm leg spinner has taken 18 wickets in 14 matches. He has earned a lot of fans in India for his outstanding bowling techniques.
8. Yuzvendra Chahal
From an exemplary chess player to one of the brilliant Cricketers of the Indian team, Yuzi, aka Kuldeep, has set a successful career. An attacking leg-spinner, Yuzi has surprised everyone with his outstanding performances. He has taken 18 wickets in 15 matches during IPL 2021, playing for the Royal Challengers of Bengal.
9. Arshdeep Singh
The Left-arm brilliant bowler has played several matches for India. With his exemplary performance in IPL 2021, where he took 18 wickets, his fan following has grown a lot. In this way, he has successfully won the prestigious purple cap.
10. Sunil Narine
A Trinidadian player, Sunil Philip Narine is a brilliant cricketer. The all-rounder cricketer is an exceptional fast bowler. Playing for Kolkata Knight Riders since 2012, Sunil has successfully taken 16 wickets in 14 matches. He has made millions of fans in India with his tremendous performances.