IPL Purple Cap Winners List | List of All Purple Cap Winners With Photos : IPL is one of the most expensive Cricket League that is played worldwide. Although, it is commonly said that T20 format is all about batsman and scoring high runs. Yet it is Bowlers who have the power to decide the course of the match. IPL Purple Cap Award is given to one who has taken maximum wickets. Let’s have a look at the Purple Cap winners for all the IPL seasons.
Indian Premier League
IPL 2008 Purple Cap Winner
For the First IPL season, it is Pakistan’s pacer Sohail Tanvir, who won the Award of Purple Cup. He played for Rajasthan Royals and took 22 wickets in total 11 matches. His economy rate was 6.46.
IPL 2009 Purple Cap Winner
Purple Cap Winner In the second IPL season which was played in the year 2009, it was Indian medium- pacer named Rudra Pratap Singh won the Award of Purple Cap. He bagged 23 wickets in 16 matches at an economy rate of 6.98. He was playing for Deccan Chargers. His wonderful performance also made the team to become the title winner under Adam Gilchrist’s captaincy.
IPL 2010 Purple Cap Winner
Purple Cap Winner In 2010, again a player of Deccan Chargers won the title of the Purple cap. It was Pragyan Ojha. He was a spinner and took 21 wickets in 16 matches. He beat Indian spinners like Harbhajan Singh, Anil Kumble, Amit Mishra to emerge as a winner of this Award.
IPL 2011 Purple Cap Winner
This time, it was the Sri Lanka’s bowling legend, Lasith Malinga, who won the Purple Cap Award. He took 28 wickets in 16 matches. The economy rate was 5.95. With this, he has become the highest wicker-taker for that season.
IPL 2012 Purple Cap Winner
Morne Morkel became the highest wicket-taker for this IPL season. With this, he won the Purple Cup Award for IPL 2012. He was playing for Delhi Daredevils. This South African bowler took 25 wickets in 16 matches at 7.19. He won this Award against Sunil Narine of Kolkata Knight Riders who finished 24 wickets in 15 matches.
IPL 2013 Purple Cap Winner
This time, it is from Chennai Super Kings, named Dwayne Bravo, who picked 32 wickets in 18 matches. He won the award of Purple Cap. He beat James Faulkner of Rajasthan Royals. He took 28 wickets.
IPL 2014 Purple Cap Winner
This time, it is an Indian, Mohit Sharma from Chennai Super Kings, who won the Purple award. He was playing for Chennai Super Kings. In 16 matches, he took 23 wickets. His economy rate was 8.39.
IPL 2015 Purple Cap Winner
In IPL 2015, for the second time, it is again West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo. He won the Purple Cap Award. He bagged 26 wickets in 17 matches. He was playing for Chennai Super Kings.
IPL 2016 Purple Cap Winner
Bhuwneshwar Kumar of Sunrisers Hyderabad won the Purple Cap Award for the IPL 2016. This young Indian pace battery took 23 wickets in 17 matches.
IPL 2017 Purple Cap Winner
For the IPL season 2017, it is again Bhuwneshwar Kumar of Sunrisers Hyderabad, for the consecutively second time he took the maximum wickets. He won the award for Purple Cap. He took a total of 15 wickets in mere 6 matches at an economy of 5.70.