IPL 2020: Ruthless Rabada takes home Purple Cap, Bumrah finishes second

IPL 2020 Purple Cap: The Purple Cap will be awarded to the bowler with the most number of wickets in the tournament. At the end of IPL season, we'll find out here, the highest wicket-taker of the tournament in bowling perspective.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Nov 11, 2020 16:17 IST
IPL 2020: Ruthless Rabada takes home Purple Cap, Bumrah finishes second
IPL 2020: Kagiso Rabada - Purple Cap Winner

IPL 2020 Purple Cap Winner: With the Mumbai Indians (MI) defend its title successfully at the end of another inspirational and inventive tournament which come to end with a clinical finish by Rohit Sharma and Co when they outclass Delhi Capitals by 5-wickets in the summit clash on Tuesday. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the BCCI held the tournament in the UAE. The South African threaten pacer Kagiso Rabada finished the season with 30 wickets under his kitty and remain three wickets ahead of MI quicker Bumrah in the leading wicket-taker tally.

The ultimate winners, batsmen and bowlers both displayed their skills and meaningful tactics, coming in from the long break to make this year's IPL an unforgettable experience. KL Rahul with the bat while Kagiso Rabada with the ball ended on top of the chart of the most runs and wickets by a player respectively.

In the bowling department, Delhi Capitals’ Kagiso Rabada won the Purple Cap after finishing at the top of the table with a total of 30 wickets at the end of IPL 2020. Rabada finished with 30 wickets from 17 matches with an impressive economy of 8.34, Mumbai Indians pacer Jasprit Bumrah finished with second-most wickets (27) this season along while Boult finished with 3rd place.

Another DC quicker Anrich Nortje finished at 4th with 22 wickets, RCB mystery spinner Yuzvendra Chahal was in the 5th place in the list of taking most no. of wickets in IPL 2020.

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The Purple Cap will be awarded to the bowler with the most number of wickets in the tournament. During the tournament, the top bowler will get the honour to wear this cap while on the field.

IPL 2020 Purple Cap Leaderboard:

Player and Team Name Match Wicket Economy
Kagiso Rabada(DC) 17 30 8.34
Jaspreet Bumrah(MI) 15 27 6.73
Trent Boult(MI) 15 25 7.97
Anrich Nortje(DC) 16 22 8.39
Yuzvendra Chahal(RCB) 15 20 7.08

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In terms of batting, Delhi Capitals opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan finished in the second spot with 618 runs, while Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner (548), Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer (519) and Mumbai Indians batsman Ishan Kishan (516) finished the season in the third, fourth and fifth spot respectively.