Best Bowling Average in IPL | Best Bowling Figures in IPL History

Best Bowling Average in IPL

Best Bowling Average in IPL History

Even when bowling long spells in test cricket is given utmost importance, wicket-taking ability in T20 cricket has its own charm. Maintaining an impressive bowling average in the T20 format is the next big thing, the bowler needs numerous variations and sharp presence of mind to fox quality batsmen consistently.

There have been occasions in the IPL when the batsmen dominated the bowlers throughout hitting them out of the park but lost his wicket at crucial times. Breakthrough at a crucial time is more important than raining sixes in the T20 format and IPL is no different.

If any of our fans don’t understand what is bowling average? It means the number of runs conceded by a bowler per wicket taken.

So here is a list of top 10 best bowling averages in the history of the IPL:

Player Span Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Ave Econ SR
Kagiso Rabada 2017-2019 18 68.2 0 556 31 17.93 8.13 13.2
Doug Bollinger 2010-2012 27 96 3 693 37 18.72 7.21 15.5
AD Mascarenhas 2008-2013 13 51.2 1 356 19 18.73 6.93 16.2
MF Maharoof 2008-2010 20 70 0 520 27 19.25 7.42 15.5
S Gopal 2014-2019 31 98.1 1 737 38 19.39 7.5 15.5
WPUJC Vaas 2008-2010 13 47 2 355 18 19.72 7.55 15.6
Lasith Malinga 2009-2019 122 471.1 8 3366 170 19.8 7.14 16.6
NM Coulter-Nile 2013-2017 26 93.5 1 719 36 19.97 7.66 15.6
Mitchell Starc 2014-2015 27 96.4 1 693 34 20.38 7.16 17
Imran Tahir 2014-2019 55 204.2 1 1611 79 20.39 7.88 15.5

*Last Updated 16 December, 2019

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