IPL 2022: Chahal wins Purple Cap, finishes with 27 wickets

Yuzvendra Chahal won the Purple Cup during the IPL 2022 final between Rajasthan Royals and Gujarat Titans on Sunday. The Purple Cap is awarded to the tournament’s leading run-scorer.

The Rajasthan Royals spinner dismissed Hardik Pandya for his 27th wicket of the season, and went past RCB’s Wanindu Hasaranga who had 26 wickets. Chahal ended his season with a bowling average of 19.51 and an economy of 7.75.

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Chahal’s tally is also the most by a spinner in an IPL season as he surpassed Imran Tahir (2019) and Hasaranga’s tally of 26 wickets.

Most Wickets in IPL 2022

Player Wickets Matches
Yuzvendra Chahal (RR) 27 17
Wanindu Hasaranga (RCB) 26 16
Kagiso Rabada (PBKS) 23 13
Umran Malik (SRH) 22 14
Kuldeep Yadav (DC) 21 14

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