Purple Cap in Indian Premier League

Purple Cap is awarded to a bowler who has taken highest number of wickets in the current Indian Premier League cricket tournament. As Indian Premier League (IPL) Cricket tournament progresses top wicket taker gets the honour to wear Purple Cap while playing the ongoing matches in current IPL season.

Indian Premier League 2014 Season 7 Purple Cap Leaders: Last Updated 10 may 2014

Position Player Matches Innings Overs Runs Wickets
1  Bhuvneshwar Kumar 8 8 31.3 173 15
2  Mohit Sharma 9 9 30.5 243 15
3  Lasith Malinga 8 8 31.3 188 13
4  Pravin Tambe 8 8 32.0 199 13
5  Sandeep Sharma 7 6 22.1 153 13
6  Sunil Narine 9 8 32.0 199 12
7  Varun Aaron 7 7 26.5 193 12
8  Mitchell Starc 8 8 32.0 224 11
9  Ravindra Jadeja 9 9 29.4 236 11
10  Lakshmipathy Balaji 7 7 26.0 221 11

Indian Premier League Previous Seasons Purple Cap Winners

Season Player Team Wickets Matches Overs Economy Average Strike Rate
2008  Sohail Tanvir Rajasthan Royals 22 11 41.1 6.46 12.09 11.2
2009  R.P. Singh Deccan Chargers 23 16 59.4 6.98 18.13 15.5
2010  Pragyan Ojha Deccan Chargers 21 16 58.5 7.29 20.42 16.8
2011  Lasith Malinga Mumbai Indians 28 16 63 6.03 13.39 13.5
2012  Morné Morkel Delhi Daredevils 25 16 63 7.19 18.12 15.1
2013  Dwayne Bravo Chennai Super Kings 32 18 62.3 7.95 15.53 11.71