The title of the Purple Cap IPL 2024 is awarded to the player who will take the most wickets in the event.
In IPL 2023, Mohammed Shami who took 28 wickets is the winner of IPL 2023 Purple Cap, one of the prestigious titles for the bowlers.
In this article, we will dig more about Purple Cap, go through the latest ICC’s ODI list, and predict the top five cricketers who will be the next Purple Cap Winner of IPL 2024.
What is the Purple Cap in IPL
Purple Cap is the symbol of the leading wicket-taker in the IPL Season. The bowler with the highest wickets wears the Purple Cap until someone else breaks his record during the season.
To know more about the Purple Cap let’s look into the rules for this award
- During the IPL season, Purple Cap gives to the leading wicket-taker
- A bowler with a Purple Cap is allowed to wear it on the field during the match.
- In the situation of a tie, the bowler with a good economy rate is the winner of the Purple Cap
Top 5 Picks for Purple Cap in IPL 2024: Prediction
We bring the top five picks for the IPL 2024 Purple Cap winners. All these bowlers’ names are speculated on the basis of their ICC ranking, and players who are ranking in the ongoing 2023 ODI World Cup.
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So here are, our top five picks for the IPL 2024 Purple Cap possible winners’ names:
1. Mohammed Shami
Mohammed Shami is in his best form right now in the World Cup 2023. In the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 match against New Zealand Shami took a five-wicket haul. Shami also holds the last IPL 2023 Purple Cap title with 28 wickets in 17 matches.
2. Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah is an Indian pacer who took 11 wickets highest in the ODI World Cup 2023. Bumrah has also held the top position in the ICC’s top bowler ranking. Due to back surgery, Mumbai Indians player Bumrah didn’t play in 2023. In IPL 2024 fans are hoping for Bumrah’s power pack comeback.
3. Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan is one of the most successful right-arm leg spin bowlers which made him one of the best bowlers in T20 International cricket. Gujrat Titans player, Rashid Khan is in the third position with 27 wickets in 17 matches of the top IPL 2023 Purple Cap player list.
4. Mohammed Siraj
Mohammed Siraj is one of the top pacers of the Indian Cricket team consistently ranking in in the ICC Top Bowlers ranking list. RCB’s top bowler Siraj took 19 wickets in 14 matches and holds the 9th position in the IPL 2023 top wickets taker.
5. Maheesh Theekshana
Maheesh Theekshana is a Sri Lankan right-arm spinner, who is currently in the 4th position in Top ICC Bowlers ranking. Mahesh played 2023 IPL season for the CSK and took 11 wickets in 13 matches. The Next IPL 2024, could be a game-changer for the Maheesh Theekshana
These are our top five picks for the Purple Cap players in the 2024 IPL.
Below you can find the last five IPL season’s Purple Cap winners
|2023||Mohammed Shami (GT)||17||28|
|2022||Yajuvendra Chahal (RR)||17||27|
|2021||Harshal Patel (RCB)||15||32|
|2020||Kagiso Rabada (DC)||17||30|
|2019||Imran Tahir (CSK)||17||26|
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