Top 5 Highest Wicket takers of KKR in ipl

Sunil Narine
Kolkata Knight Riders wins the major entertainment part with its dashing performances in the Indian Premier League. The franchise has been an established team in the history of the cash-rich league. Kolkata Knight Riders team is among the most successful teams which has won maximum IPL trophies. The franchise seized 2 IPL trophies and with that became the third most successful team. The franchise won its maiden IPL trophy in 2012 when it defeated the Chennai Super Kings in the final under Gautam Gambhir’s captaincy. After a year of gap, the Knight Riders accounted for the second trophy to its name. Knight Riders defeated then-Kings XI Punjab in the 2014 final to win another trophy. Knight Riders players have contributed a lot to get the team win the two trophies. Following are the top 5 most wicket takers of Knight Riders.
Sunil Narine – 176 wickets
One of the best spinners in the world, Sunil Narine has been a Trump card for the Knight Riders for more than 10 years. The star spinner is playing for the Knight Riders in this season of the league. Narine has amassed a whopping 176 wickets in 163 matches with an average of 23.76. His best is 5/19. The spinner is still continuing his career with KKR and there may be more to add to it.
Andre Russell – 93 wickets
The most destructive hitter of the white ball in T-20s, Russell also contributed with the ball. Russell has been with the KKR as their star asset and continues to play for the franchise in this season of the league. Russell hunted 93 batters in 103 matches which makes him the second highest wicket takers of the franchise. Russell has a bowling average of 22.64 with a best of 5/15 to his name.
Piyush Chawla – 71 Wickets
The star leg-spinner has played for the Knight Riders from 2014 to 2023 and earned the badge of the third highest wicket takers for KKR. Chawla fed on 71 batsmen in 76 matches with a bowling average of 28.49. Chawla was released by the Knight Riders after the 2019 season. He has a best of 4/32 to his name on behalf of Knight Riders.
The right-arm fast bowler who had been the leading bowler of team Indian once is the 4th highest wicket taker of the franchise. Umesh Yadav has been with the franchise since 2014 and continues his journey with the team. He has till now taken a total of 65 wickets with an average of 29.38 with a best of 4/23 to his name. He is still serving for the franchise and might add more to his account on behalf of KKR.
Varun Chakaravarthy
Varun Chakaravarthy is the young leading leg-spinner of the Kolkata Knight Riders. The spinner had started its journey for Knight Riders in 2020 and since then he has stuck to it. Even in short tenure of 3 years with KKR, Chalaravarthy has become the 5th highest wicket taker for the franchise. The spinner has till now taken 50 wickets in just 47 matches for the team with an average of 25.98. His best is 5/20 for his team.