IPL 2020: Most number of wickets by an Indian bowler in an IPL season, Bumrah reached on top

IPL 2020: The most number of wickets by an Indian bowler in an Indian Premier League season, MI veteran pacer Jaspreet Bumrah leading the list in the previous match against Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 1 on Thursday. Look at the other Indian pacers who are in the list as given below.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Nov 06, 2020 12:34 IST
IPL 2020: Most number of wickets by an Indian bowler in an IPL season, Bumrah reached on top
Most wickets by an Indian bowler in an IPL

IPL 2020: The most number of wickets by an Indian bowler in an Indian Premier League season, Mumbai Indians(MI) veteran pacer Jaspreet Bumrah leading the list now with his exceptional bowling in the previous match against Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 1 on Thursday. Jaspreet Bumrah after scalping four wickets against DC leading the list of the most number of wickets by an Indian bowler in an IPL season. 

Bumrah picked 4/14 in his 4 overs - his best bowling figure in T20 cricket. Jasprit Bumrah along with Trent Boult outplayed Delhi Capitals to storm into the IPL 2020 final.

Here we look at the most no. of wickets by an Indian bowler in an IPL season:

1) Jaspreet Bumrah(MI) - 27*

Defending champions Mumbai Indians veteran pacer Jaspreet Bumrah has become the leading wicket-taker by an Indian bowler in an IPL season and took his side MI to the IPL final. Bumrah surpassed Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) experienced bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Thursday. He finished with his best bowling in T20 cricket i.e. 4/14 in his full quota of 4 overs against Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 1 of IPL 2020.

2) Bhuvneshwar Kumar(SRH) - 26

Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) experienced bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar holds the record of most no. of wickets by an Indian bowler up till now by now Bumrah ahead of him. He grabbed 26 wickets in the 2107 edition of Indian Premier League. Due to which SRH made their place to the IPL playoffs.

3) Harbhajan Singh(CSK) - 24

Indian as well as CSK most experienced spinner Harbhajan Singh was the third in the list of most wickets by an Indian bowler. He picked 24 wickets with an impressive economy of 6.49 in IPL 2013 edition. However, he hasn't been a part of CSK this season due to his some personal reasons.

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4) Jaydev Unadkat(RR) - 24

Rajasthan Royals(RR) outswinger Jaydev Unadkat was on fourth in the list. He picked 24 wickets with economical outings in IPL 2017.

S. No.  Season Bowler Wickets
1 IPL 2020 Jaspreet Bumrah(MI) 27*
2 IPL 2017 Bhuvneshwar Kumar(SRH) 26
3 IPL 2013 Harbhajan Singh(CSK)  24
4 IPL 2017 Jaydev Unadkat(RR) 24

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Losing First 3 wickets for fewest runs in IPL

Score  Season Team Opponent
0/3* IPL 2020 Delhi Capitals Mumbai Indians
1/3 IPL 2009 Deccan Chargers Chennai Super Kings
1/3 IPL 2011 Kochi Tuskers Deccan Chargers

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