Cricket is one of the most challenging games and holds a big fan club. One of the most celebrated and awaited tournaments of the cricket calendar is IPL. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the tournament was postponed but the IPL 2020 game will soon be seen in the fields. The tournament has witnessed several Fast Bowlers and Top bowlers who have made the bowlers holding records in the IPL cricket match. Here are the top 7 Cricket bowlers who have made their mark with their excellent gameplay and gained wickets for their team.
1. Alzarri Joseph
Alzarri Joseph came as a bombshell from team Mumbai Indians in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League. The player took wickets against SRH chasing the low target of 137. He dismissed six batsmen by giving just 12 runs in over 3.4 overs.
He faced David warner and V Shankar in the first place and after the dismissal of the two, next in the list were Deepak Hooda, Rashid Khan, B Kumar, and S Kaul. He helped Mumbai Indians to get an edge over Sunrisers Hyderabad and gain victory by 40 runs.
2. Sohail Tanvir
The second player with the best bowling skills in IPL history is Sohail Tanvir.IPL has restricted Pakistani players to participate in IPL but before such restrictions, these players played an important role in the team. Sohail Tanvir, the Pakistani’s fasting bowler, played from Rajasthan Royals previously.
His best showcase was in his match against Chennai Super Kings in the first edition of the IPL, where he dismissed 6 batsmen namely Parthiv Patel, S Fleming, S Vidyut, Albie Morkel, Muttiah Muralitharan, and Makhaya Ntini in the order for just 14 runs.
3. Adam Zampa
Adam Zampa, an outstanding spinner in the shorter form of cricket. He, with his consistent play has proved his excellence in tournaments like T-20 leagues and Big Bash League.
He played from the IPL franchise of Rising Pune Supergiant and took six wickets in four overs. Williamson, Yuvraj, MC Henriques were the batsmen dismissed by Adam Zampa against sunrises Hyderabad.
4. Anil Kumble
Anil Kumble, a fantasy cricket player, holds the fourth position in the list. The Indian Leg spinner has been consistent and used unique strategies to gain wicket. He has been a savior for the team in tough times Anil took 5 wickets while defending a low-score of 133 against RCB.
5. Ishant Sharma
Ishant Sharma, an Indian right-arm pace bowler of India well known for his swing and pace in the budding stage of his cricket career. In the 4th Edition of IPL, while defending a low target of 130, dismissed Kochi Tuskers Kerela at a score of 74.
6. Lasith Malinga
Malinga is the highest wicket-taker whole IPL history. He holds 6th position in the list and has helped Mumbai Indians to win IPL several times. He restricted Delhi Daredevils at a low score of 95 in 2011, which helped the team to easily gain victory. He dismissed Warner, U chand, Y Venugopal Rao, Morkel, and AB Dinda.
7. Ankit Rajput
Ankit Rajput, among the best bowler of Kings XI Punjab gave a magnificent display. He gave just 15 runs and took 5 important wickets of 4 top order batsmen of Sunrisers Hyderabad. Although KXIP lost that match, Ankit was awarded man of the match.