IPL 2020 KXIP vs SRH: Sandeep Sharma makes century of wickets; Check 5 Indian pacers with 100+ wickets in IPL

Sandeep Sharma, on Saturday, became the sixth Indian pacer to make a century of wickets in IPL. Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) locked horns against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Match 43 of the Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday. The pacer has filled in the big shoes of Bhuvneshwar Kumar –ruled out of IPL due to an injury — quite well this season.
Here are top five Indian pacers with 100+ wickets in IPL
POS PLAYER Mat Ov Runs Wkts BBI Avg Econ
1 Bhuvneshwar Kumar 121 449.3 3,253 136 5/19 23.91 7.23
2 Umesh Yadav 121 420.2 3,579 119 4/24 30.07 8.51
3 Ashish Nehra 88 318 2,495 106 4/10 23.53 7.84
4 Vinay Kumar 105 353.3 2,966 105 4/40 28.24 8.39
5 Zaheer Khan 100 366.4 2,782 102 4/17 27.27 7.58
6 Sandeep Sharma 87 322.5 2,514 101 4/20 24.89 7.78

 

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Meanwhile, Delhi Capitals’ Kagiso Rabada maintained his lead on Mumbai Indians’ duo Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah by chipping two wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.

With this, the South African pacer has retained his NO.1 rank with 23 wickets in 11 matches.

Bumrah and Boult now have 17 and 16 wickets in their bags respectively.

Fourth on the list is Kings XI Punjab pacer Mohammed Shami as he has clinched 16 wickets in 10 games at an economy rate of 8.43.

Rajasthan Royals’ speedster Jofra Archer is fifth on the list having picked 15 wickets in 11 games at an impressive economy rate of 6.61.

IPL 2020 Purple Cap Leaderboard

POS PLAYER Mat Inns Over Runs Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR
1
Kagiso Rabada
11 11 43.4 334 23 4/24 14.52 7.64 11.39
2
Jasprit Bumrah
10 10 40 293 17 4/20 17.23 7.32 14.11
3
Trent Boult
10 10 39.2 317 16 4/18 19.81 8.05 14.75
4
Mohammad Shami
10 10 38.4 326 16 3/15 20.37 8.43 14.50
5
Jofra Archer
11 11 43.4 289 15 3/19 19.26 6.61 17.46

 

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