IPL 2021 Purple Cap: KKR’s Varun Chakaravarthy jumps to top 10 list, Harshal Patel tops leaderboard- Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Varun Chakaravarthy has jumped to top 6 while Andre Russell has moved to the top 10 spots in the latest IPL 2021 Purple Cap table. The spinner took as many as 3 wickets against RCB, including the prized wicket of Glenn Maxwell. It was one of the most economical bowling performances to rock RCB. Follow IPL 2021 live updates on insidesport.co and live streaming on Star Sports, Hotstar.
Meanwhile, Andre Russell also completed 10 wickets to soar in the list. The latter took a couple of wickets including AB de Villiers for a duck.
Overall, RCB’s Harshal Patel continues to lead the IPL 2021 Purple Cap race. He will now look to widen his gap against second-placed Avesh Khan of DC. Chris Morris is placed third while Rahul Chahar and Rashid Khan are also part of the top 5 list.
The costliest player in the IPL history- Chris Morris sits in the third position in the list of purple cap holders. The Rajasthan Royals player has taken 14 wickets in seven matches and has an economy of 8.61.
Rules for IPL Purple Cap:
- The Purple Cap is offered to the leading wicket-taker of the season.
- The bowler with the most wickets in the tournament during the season would wear the Purple Cap while in the field.
- In case of a tie, the Purple Cap is given to the bowler with a superior economy rate.
IPL 2021 Purple Cap List: RCB’s Harshal Patel on top –