Purple Cap In IPL 2023
Last updated on 29 May 2023
Purple Cap In IPL 2023: The Purple Cap is an award given to the leading wicket-taker of the Indian Premier League (IPL) each season. The award was introduced in the IPL in 2008 and has since become one of the most prestigious individual awards in the tournament.
The Purple Cap is presented to the bowler who takes the highest number of wickets during the IPL season. The player who holds the Purple Cap at the end of the season is considered the most successful bowler of the tournament. The Purple Cap is worn by the player during the matches and is passed on to the next leading wicket-taker as the tournament progresses.
The Purple Cap has been won by some of the most famous and successful bowlers in the history of the IPL. The inaugural winner of the Purple Cap was Sohail Tanvir of the Rajasthan Royals, who took 22 wickets in 11 matches in the 2008 season. Some of the other notable winners of the Purple Cap include Lasith Malinga, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dwayne Bravo, Sunil Narine, and Kagiso Rabada.
The Purple Cap has become an important part of the IPL and is eagerly awaited by players and fans alike. The award not only recognizes the individual brilliance of the bowler but also serves as a motivation for the players to perform at their best and strive for excellence.
Here we will share the complete list of Players who are in the race for Purple Cap In IPL 2023:
IPL 2023 Most Wickets Taker
Mohammed Shami who plays for the Gujarat Titans leads the table of most wickets takers in IPL 2023. He took 23 wickets in 13 matches with an economy of 7.55 runs per match.
Rules of Purple Cap in IPL 2023
- The purple cap will be given to the leading wickets taker throughout the season
- The player who holds the purple cap is allowed to wear the cap on the ground during the match
- If two or more bowlers are tied for the purple cap then the batter with the better economy will be the winner of the purple cap
- If a bowler from the opposing team surpasses the wickets taken by the current holder of the Purple Cap, the previous holder may continue to wear the Cap for the remainder of the innings in which another bowler overtakes him.
List of all IPL Orange Cap Winners
The IPL Purple Cap was introduced in 2008 and has since become an integral part of the tournament. The Purple Cap is presented to the bowler who takes the most wickets in a season, and the winner is considered the most successful bowler of the tournament. The player who holds the Purple Cap at the end of the tournament is presented with the award, and it has become one of the most coveted individual awards in the IPL.
Over the years, the Purple Cap has been won by some of the best bowlers in the world. The inaugural winner of the Purple Cap was Sohail Tanvir of the Rajasthan Royals, who took 22 wickets in 11 matches in the 2008 season.
Other notable winners of the Purple Cap include Lasith Malinga, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dwayne Bravo, Sunil Narine, and Kagiso Rabada. The race for the Purple Cap is always intense and closely contested, adding to the excitement and drama of the IPL.
In the previous season, Yuzvendra Chahal for Rajasthan Royals won the purple cap in IPL 2022. He took 27 wickets in 17 matches with a bowling economy of 7.75 runs per match.