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INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE (IPL) - 2018
April 07 - May 27, 2018
Home  »  Cricket  »  IPL 2018  »  Purple Cap

IPL 2018 Purple Cap

The bowler with the highest number of wickets will wear the Purple Cap. During the tournament, it often changes from player to player. Here are the standings for Purple Cap. Who will finish IPL 2018 as the highest wicket-taker?
pos Player Mat Inns Overs Runs WKTS AVG ECO 5W
1 Andrew Tye 14 14 56 448 24 18.67 8 0
2 Rashid Khan 17 17 68 458 21 21.81 6.74 0
3 Siddarth Kaul 17 17 66 547 21 26.05 8.29 0
4 Umesh Yadav 14 14 53.1 418 20 20.90 7.86 0
5 Trent Boult 14 14 52.4 466 18 25.89 8.85 0
6 Hardik Pandya 13 13 42.4 381 18 21.17 8.93 0
7 Jasprit Bumrah 14 14 54 372 17 21.88 6.89 0
8 Sunil Narine 16 16 61 467 17 27.47 7.66 0
9 Kuldeep Yadav 16 16 51.2 418 17 24.59 8.14 0
10 Shardul Thakur 13 13 46.4 431 16 26.94 9.24 0

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. At the end of IPL season, the highest wicket-taker of the tournament will receive an award for being the best.

Previous Purple Cap Winners
  • 2018 - Andrew Tye (Punjab) - 24 Wkts
  • 2017 - Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Hyderabad) - 26 Wkts
  • 2016 - Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Hyderabad) - 23 Wkts
  • 2015 - Dwayne Bravo (Chennai) - 26 Wkts
  • 2014 - Mohit Sharma (Chennai ) - 23 Wkts
  • 2013 - Dwayne Bravo (Chennai) - 32 Wkts
  • 2012 - Morne Morkel (Delhi) - 25 Wkts
  • 2011 - Lasith Malinga (Mumbai) - 28 Wkts
  • 2010 - Pragyan Ojha (Deccan Chargers) - 23 Wkts
  • 2009 - R. P. Singh (Deccan Chargers ) - 23 Wkts
  • 2008 - Sohail Tanvir ( Rajasthan) - 22 Wkts
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