Do you know which Indian bowler has taken most wickets in Indian Premier League? Based on the performances of all bowlers in all ten seasons of IPL, we have picked 10 best Indian bowlers in IPL as of 2017.
T20 is a game of batsmen, but ultimately it is four crucial overs of a bowler who can change the game. Indian Premier League is now in its tenth season, and it is pretty tough competition for a bowler, especially on batsman-friendly pitches. Out of so many bowlers, these 10 are highest wicket takers and made it into our list of Best Indian Bowlers in IPL as of season 10, 2017. This list is based on most wickets taken by an Indian bowler in all seasons.
Top 10 Best Indian Bowlers In IPL as Of 2017
1. Amit Mishra
One of the most skilled bowlers in India. He took 124 wickets in 112 matches with a bowling average of 23.53. Amit Mishra is one of the most consistent bowlers in Indian Premier League.
2. Piyush Chawla
Another leg-spinner, he has 120 wickets to his name in 123 matches, with a bowling average of 25.68. Best bowling figures in an innings are of 4 for 17.
3. Harbhajan Singh
The most experienced campaigner who leads Mumbai Indians spin attack. He took 119 wickets in 125 matches with a bowling average of 26.21. He has the best bowling figures of 5 for 18.
4. Vinay Kumar
Although he was unable to impress in the international circuit, but he was simply amazing in IPL. He has picked 110 wickets in 102 matches with a bowling average of 28.41. His best bowling figures are of 4 for 40.
5. R Ashwin
The Indian magician is also on the list. He has 100 wickets to his name in 111 matches with an incredible bowling average of 24.99. His best bowling figures are 4 for 34.
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6. Ashish Nehra
He played 82 matches in IPL so far and has been able to pick 98 wickets in it with a bowling average of 23.44.
7. Zaheer Khan
The left-arm pacer is one of the finest quick bowlers India has ever produced. He has picked 92 wickets in 89 matches with a bowling average of 26.83. His best bowling figures are of 4 for 17 in Indian Premier League and definitely ranks among best Indian bowlers in IPL.
8. RP Singh
He has played 82 matches in IPL and has been able to pick 90 wickets with a bowling average of 25.97. He was one of the most successful fast bowlers in first few seasons of the tournament.
9. PP Ojha
A left-arm spinner who played seven seasons so far, been part of 92 games and took 89 wickets in them with a bowling average of 26.20.
10. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
One of the findings of IPL. The swing bowler has played 76 matches so far and picked 85 wickets with a bowling average of 23.17. His best bowling figures are of 4 for 14. He is one of the go-to men for any captain in T20 matches.
Most of them will be part of Indian Premier League season 10, which will give them a chance to increase their ranking in this list of Best Indian bowlers in IPL.