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
|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|