IPL 2023 Purple Cap: IPL 2023 is now at its final stage. There have been 68 matches of this league. Gujarat’s star fast bowler Mohammed Shami remains on top in the Purple Cap race after 68 matches. He has taken a total of 23 wickets in 13 matches. There are 4 Indian bowlers in the top five in this list. The special thing is that four bowlers are spinners.
In the Purple Cap race, Rashid Khan of Gujarat Titans occupies the second spot with 23 wickets, while Yuzvendra Chahal of Rajasthan Royals is at number three with 21 wickets in 13 matches. See who are the other bowlers in this list.
Top 5 bowlers with most wickets this season
- 23- Mohammed Shami (GT) Match 13
- 23- Rashid Khan (GT), Match 13
- 21- Yuvvendra Chahal (RR), Match 13
- 20- Piyush Chawla (MI) Match 13
- 19- Varun Chakraborty (KKR) match
What is Purple Cap, who is given it?
Purple Cap is an award given in IPL. It is given to the bowler who takes the most wickets in a season of the Indian Premier League. It is similar to the Orange Cap, awarded to the player with the most runs in a season.
Who was given the purple cap last time?
In IPL 2022, the Purple Cap was captured by Indian team spinner Yuzvendra Chahal. He took 27 wickets while playing for Rajasthan Royals.