Best Bowling Figures in IPL
The start of the Indian Premier League in 2008 will always be remembered for the merciless batting of Kolkata’s Brandon McCullum against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their home ground. The T20 entertainment has always been batting centric, but there have been some brilliant bowling performances from individuals and their complete unit as well.
Top 5 Best Bowling Figures in IPL History
Here is the list of the Best Bowling Performance in IPL:
#1. Alzarri Joseph
He started his Indian Premier League debut in a brilliant fashion, scalping 6 wickets in 3.4 overs against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Joseph registered the best bowling figure in IPL in the Mumbai Indian colors. Alzarri Joseph gave just 12 runs in his brilliant spell which helped his team register a 40-run victory over Hyderabad in 2019 season.
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#2. Sohail Tanvir
The left-handed orthodox action pacer was in a sensational form in the first T20 World Cup and he carried that in the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League as well. He was holding the best bowling figures in IPL before Alzarri Joseph’s dream debut in 2019. Tanvir bagged his best bowling figure in IPL picking 6 wickets giving away just 14 runs against Chennai. Sohail Tanvir represented Rajasthan in the 2008 IPL.
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#3. Adam Zampa
Young Australian spinner Adam Zampa destroyed Sunriser Hyderabad’s batting line-up scrapping 6 wickets in four overs for Rising Pune Supergiants. Zampa registered his best bowling figure in IPL with an economy of 4.00.
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#4. Anil Kumble
The veteran Indian spinner and former Team India coach has left his marks on every platform of cricket. Anil Kumble‘s 5-wicket haul against Rajasthan Royals in 2009 has made him grab the fourth-best bowling figures in IPL. Royal Challengers Bangalore bowled out Rajasthan Royals for just 58 runs to register a resounding 75-run win in Cape Town in 2009.
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#5. Ishant Sharma
He became the second India bowler to feature in the top 5 bowling figures in IPL while playing for the Kochi Tuskers side in the 2011 season. Ishant Sharma became the pick of the bowlers, claiming a five-wicket haul to take Chargers to a 55-run win. Ishant gave just 13 runs in the match.
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