We have all heard of the famous quote “It’s the batsmen that win you games but it’s the bowlers who win you tournaments”. Looking back at the evolution of bowlers in the game of cricket, one can safely say that they do have the potential to make or break the game. To celebrate such pathbreaking bowlers, the Indian Premier League awards them with a Purple Cap every year.
What is a Purple Cap?
An award that is given to the leading wicket-taker of the IPL season, and he must wear the cap while in the field.
Here are our 5 picks who might win the cap this season.
The Purple cap winner of the Dream 11 IPL 2020 and the bowler extraordinaire from Delhi Capitals, Kagiso Rabada is our first pick as the possible purple cap winner in the VIVO IPL 2021 as well. He had scalped 30 wickets from the 17 matches he played, making him the obvious choice. With an average of 18.26, he had impressed everyone and had an economic rate of 8.34, 4 for 24.
The vital cog in the Mumbai Indians’ wheel, Jasprit Bumrah has emerged as India’s No. 1 across …