Now that the IPL 2020 schedule, teams, location and everything else have been revealed, why not let’s talk about the 10 Best Bowling Figures In IPL History, which is obviously the most curious topic among the cricket fans.
Bowling is the most important factor of cricket that can change an entire 4-hour cricket match in just 5 minutes if it has been delivered accurately. There are multiple bowlers who have made their name in the IPL league. We will talk about them here in this list of top 10 best bowling figures in IPL.
Check out the list of 10 Best Bowling Figures in IPL history:
Alzarri Joseph (6/12 MI vs SH – IPL 2019)
Alzarri Joseph was in the Mumbai Indian team for the 12th series of IPL. He tremendously sent 6 batsmen back to the pavilion in just 3.4 overs. Also much to the surprise of the audience, he just gave 12 runs in this overall power-packed action. The team Sunrisers Hyderabad was at the opposite and faced stiff competition.
Sohail Tanvir (6/14 RR vs CSK – IPL 2008)
Sohail Tanvir comes at 2nd position in terms of the best bowling figures in IPL. Pakistan is, however, currently banned from playing in IPL, but this figure came at a time when Pakistan was also a major part of the T20 series. With his extraordinary performance, Sohail managed to turn the game back in the favor of Rajasthan Royals.
Adam Zampa (6/19 RPS vs SRH – IPL 2016)
Adam Zampa is the only bowler, besides Alzarri and Sohail, who has taken six wickets in a single match of IPL. He achieved the feat in the 2016 IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Anil Kumble (5/5 – RCB vs RR – IPL 2009)
If we look at the best-ever bowling figures in IPL history in terms of the lowest run given by a bowler, the name of Anil Kumble comes first in the mind. In the 2016 season of IPL, Kumble managed to take five wickets of Rajasthan Royals team for just five runs.
Ishant Sharma (5/12 DC vs KTK – IPL 2011)
Ishant Sharma took five important wickets in the match played against Kochi Tuskers Kerala in the 2011 season of IPL. At the time, he was playing for the Deccan Chargers team.
Lasith Malinga (5/12 MI vs DC – IPL 2011)
This figure also comes in the same 2011 series of IPL, when Malinga took five wickets of the Deccan Chargers team in a single match while playing on the side of the Mumbai Indians.
Ankit Rajpoot (5/14 KXIP vs SRH – IPL 2018)
Ankit Rajpoot plays for the Kings XI Punjab team and gave his best bowling performance in the 2018 IPL season by taking 5 wickets in a match against Sunrisers.
James Faulkner (5/16 RR vs SRH – IPL 2013)
The Australian Cricketer left everyone in awe when he managed to get 5 wickets for just 16 balls in a single match in IPL 2013.
Ravindra Jadeja (5/16 CSK vs DC – IPL 2012)
Ravindra Jadeja’s name was added to the list of the best bowling figures in an innings in IPL after his 5/16 wickets in an IPL 2012 match.
Amit Mishra (5/17 DD vs DC – IPL 2008)
In the very first season of IPL, Amit Mishra made history by taking five wickets in a single match against Deccan Chargers.
So, here’s your list of the best bowling figures in IPL history. Hope you liked it. Now that the latest IPL season is upon us, let’s hope more new bowling records are made and the old ones are broken. See you in the UAE for IPL 2020.