IPL 2021, Purple Cap: Purple cap is awarded to the highest wicket-taker in every season in IPL.
Harshal Patel was taken by RCB from Delhi Capitals through IPL 2021 through trade.
IPL 2021 Purple Cap: The season of IPL (IPL 2021) is gradually moving towards the playoffs. Half the matches of the league round have been done and the battle continues to remain in the teams in the top four in the table. Meanwhile, the entertainment of the fans is also continuing. IPL is known for bringing forth new talent. This time there are many bowlers who have surprised everyone with his performance and for the first time he has been included in the Purple Cap race. There are many big names in the league, but this time they are looking breathless in front of these youngsters. Along with the batsmen, the bowlers also play an important role in the T20 format. This time we have seen many such matches where the bowlers changed the entire attitude of the match at the last moment.
In addition to the title trophy in the IPL, special awards are given for Purple Cap and Orange Cap. It is a great honor for the bowlers to get the Purple Cap in the IPL. This proves the ability of the bowler. Purple cap is given to the bowler who gets the most wickets in the season. This is a big reward for any bowler. The entitlement of this cap varies after every match even during the season. After every match, the player who stays first in the list of bowlers who have taken the most wickets, is handed this ball. Kagiso Rabada of Delhi Capitals was entitled to it in the last season. Delhi team reached the final and Rabada took 20 wickets. This season, Purple Cap race includes the names of some Indian bowlers, two were never included in its contenders before.
This is the top-5 bowler of the Purple Cap
1) Harshal Patel (Royal Challengers Bangalore) – Seven matches, 17 wickets
2) Avesh Khan (Delhi Capitals), seven matches, 13 wickets
3) Rahul Chahar (Mumbai Indians), six matches, 11 wickets
4) Chris Maurice (Rajasthan Royals) six matches, 11 wickets
5) Rashid Khan (Sunrisers Hyderabad) – Six matches, nine wickets
List of Purple Cap of IPL 2021
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