IPL is a platform for both Indian and overseas cricketers to showcase their skills and contribute towards the victory of their respective teams.
Over the years, many overseas bowlers have made a name for themselves in the IPL by taking wickets consistently.
In this article, we will discuss the top overseas bowlers who have clinched the maximum wickets in the history of IPL.
1. Lasith Malinga –
Malinga is known for his unique bowling action and his ability to bowl toe-crushing yorkers.
He has taken 170 wickets in the IPL so far, which makes him the highest wicket-taker among the overseas bowlers.
Malinga has been a great asset for mumbai indians and he has proven this
time and again with his sharp bowling skills.
2. Sunil Narine –
Sunil Narine is a Trinidadian spinner who plays for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. Narine made his IPL debut in 2012, and he has been a consistent performer for his team ever since.
He is known for his deceptive spin bowling and his ability to take wickets at crucial junctures of the game.
Narine has taken 162 wickets in the IPL so far, which makes him the second-highest
wicket-taker among overseas bowlers.
3. Rashid Khan –
Rashid Khan is an Afghan leg-spinner who has been a part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad
franchise since 2017. Rashid made an immediate impact in his debut season by taking 17
wickets in 14 matches. Rashid has taken 121 wickets in the IPL so far, which makes him the
third-highest wicket-taker among overseas bowlers.
4. Kagiso Rabada –
Kagiso Rabada is a South African fast bowler who plays for the Delhi Capitals in the IPL.
Rabada made his IPL debut in 2017, and he has been a consistent performer for his team ever since.
He is known for his ability to bowl fast and swing the ball, and his performances with the
ball have been crucial to Delhi Capitals’ success in the IPL. Rabada has taken 102 wickets in
the IPL so far, which makes him the fourth-highest wicket-taker among overseas bowlers.
5.Dwayne Bravo –
Dwayne Bravo is a Trinidadian all-rounder who has played for various franchises in the IPL over the years. Bravo made his IPL debut in 2008, and he has been a consistent performer with both bat and ball.
He is known for his ability to bowl variations and his death bowling skills. Bravo has
taken 183 wickets in the IPL so far, which makes him the highest wicket-taker among all
overseas and Indian bowlers.
The likes of Lasith Malinga, Sunil Narine, Rashid Khan, Kagiso Rabada, and Dwayne Bravo have made a name for themselves in the IPL by taking wickets consistently. These bowlers have played a crucial role in their respective teams’ success, and their contributions to the league cannot be overstated.