IPL Purple Cap 2020: Know Who is the Highest Wicket Taker in IPL, Purple cap Holder

Updated: Oct 20,2020 06:15 GMT

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IPL Purple Cap 2020 - IPL 2020 finally took off on Saturday (September 19) as defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) took on arch-rival Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in United Arab Emirates's capital. From this article you'll read more about Purple Cap holder in IPL 2020, Purple Cap in IPL 2020, Purple Cap in IPL, IPL 2020 Purple Cap, Highest Wicket Taker in IPL 2020.

Purple Cap Holder in IPL 2020

Mohammed Shami (KXIP), is the purple cap holder with 3 wickets. The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has started to kickstart on 19 September in the United Arab Emirates. All matches are played behind closed doors amid the coronavirus pandemic across three venues- national capital, Dubai and Sharjah. The tournament, which was scheduled to be held from 29 March, was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic and moved to UAE amid rising number of COVID-19 cases in India. On reaching UAE in August 2020, all team members observed a mandatory six day quarantine, after which the players commenced training for the big event.

Purple Cap in IPL 2020

It is a gift given to the bowler with the foremost wickets to his name in an IPL season. The bowler with the foremost wickets within the tournament during the season would wear the Purple Cap when playing, or while in the field. In case of a tie, the Purple Cap is given to the bowler with a superior economy rate.The award has been a component of the tournament since its inception. Pakistan's Sohail Tanvir was the primary bowler to carry the Purple Cap. He took 22 wickets in 11 matches.

Highest Wicket Taker in IPL 2020 

PLAYER TEAM   MAT INN WKTs OV RUNS ECO
K. Rabada Delhi Capitals   9 9 19 35.4 274 0
J. Bumrah Mumbai Indians   9 9 15 36.0 268 0
M. Shami Kings XI Punjab   9 9 14 34.4 298 0
Y. Chahal Royal Challengers Bangalore   9 9 13 34.0 260 0
J. Archer Rajasthan Royals   9 9 12 35.4 248 0
A. Nortje Delhi Capitals   9 9 12 36.0 279 0
T. Boult Mumbai Indians   9 9 12 35.2 299 0
R. Khan Sunrisers Hyderabad   9 9 11 36.0 199 0
R. Chahar Mumbai Indians   9 9 11 32.0 237 0
T. Natarajan Sunrisers Hyderabad   9 9 11 34.5 295 0

 

IPL Purple Cap 2020 - FAQ'S

1. Who wears the IPL Purple Cap ?

It is a gift given to the bowler with the foremost wickets to his name in an IPL season. The bowler with the foremost wickets within the tournament during the season would wear the Purple Cap when playing, or while in the field.


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