The TATA IPL 2023 will get underway in a few days, and the chatter and buzz around it will take over. T20 cricket is always called a batter’s game. But it is generally the bowlers who help any team to win the big tournaments. It is the bowlers that make a difference in the long run. We have seen many successful bowlers feature in the TATA IPL. TATA IPL 2023 will also have many such bowlers. The first season of the IPL saw Murali, Mcgrath, and Shane Warne play in it. The presence of such legendary bowlers has graced the IPL. Here is a look at the highest wicket-takers in the history of the tournament: 

Highest Wicket Takers in TATA IPL History: 

Name of Player Number of Wickets Number of Games Played 
Dwayne Bravo 183 161 
Lasith Malinga 170 122 
Amit Mishra 166 154 
Yuzvendra Chahal 166 131 
Piyush Chawla 157 165 
Ravichandran Ashwin 157 184 
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 154 146 
Sunil Narine 152 148 
Harbhajan Singh 150 163 
Jasprit Bumrah 145 120 

Dwayne Bravo has the Highest Number of Wickets in TATA IPL History: 


Dwayne Bravo, the Caribbean Maestro has taken the most wickets in TATA IPL History. The bowler has scalped 183 wickets in 161 games. He played most of these games for the Chennai Super Kings and a few of these games for the Mumbai Indians. But it was at the Chennai Super Kings that he became a brand. Now when we associate a Caribbean player with the Super Kings, the first name that comes to mind is Dwayne Bravo. He was at his peak when he scalped 32 wickets in one season. His slower bowl is his most lethal weapon. He is difficult to pick as his arm action doesn’t change much.  

Yuzvendra Chahal is the Active Bowler Place Highest on the List: 

Yuzi Chahal in TATA IPL 2022.

These players are mostly names that have taken retirement or will be retiring soon, but Yuzvendra Chahal is one active player on the list. Season after season from IPL 2015 onwards, Yuzi has piled up these performances. He was a part of the Mumbai Indians earlier but he got his due while playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Currently, he is striving for the Rajasthan Royals. He has the potential to replace Dwayne Bravo at the top. Yuzi has 3 to 4 more IPL seasons left in him and 10 wickets per season will be more than enough to grab the top spot. His aggressive bowling helps him become a wicket-taker, even though he may concede runs at times.  

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To learn more about IPL history go to the official website of the IPL.