IPL 2023: Most wickets in IPL

As the IPL 2023 has just started, cricket fans around the world are eagerly keeping an eye on the performance of their favorite players.

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As the IPL 2023 has just started, cricket fans around the world are eagerly keeping an eye on the performance of their favorite players. One of the key aspects of any cricket match is the performance of the bowlers, who play a crucial role in restricting the opposition's scoring and taking wickets. In this article, we'll take a look at the players who have taken the most wickets in the IPL so far.

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IPL 2023: Most wickets in IPL

1. Dwayne Bravo | 183 Wickets

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Former CSK all-rounder Dwayne Bravo comes at the first position in that list who has taken 183 wickets in 161 matches. Bravo, who has played for the Chennai Super Kings throughout his IPL career, is known for his variations and his ability to bowl accurately in the death overs. The West Indian all-rounder has been a key component of the Chennai Super Kings' bowling attack, and his performances have played a vital role in the team's three IPL title victories. CSK has appointed Dwayne Bravo as the team's bowling coach ahead of IPL 2023.

2. Yuzvendra Chahal | 171 Wickets

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Rajasthan Royals spinner Yuzvendra Chahal leapfrogged past legendary Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga to become the second-highest wicket-taker in Indian Premier League history. The veteran spinner is the only Indian bowler to pick 170+ wickets in the cash-rich league. He accomplished this landmark during his side's match against Punjab Kings in IPL 2023. He has taken 171 wickets in 133 matches.

3. Lasith Malinga | 170 Wickets

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Lasith Malinga of Sri Lanka comes at the third position in that list, who has taken 170 wickets in 122 matches. Malinga, who played for the Mumbai Indians throughout his IPL career, is known for his deadly yorkers and his ability to bowl at the death. The Sri Lankan pacer was a key component of the Mumbai Indians' bowling attack for over a decade, and his contributions were instrumental in the team's four IPL title victories. Lasith Malinga is not playing in IPL 2023 because he decided to retire from franchise cricket in 2021. After informing his decision to the Mumbai Indians management, the team did not retain him for IPL 2021.

4. Amit Mishra | 166 Wickets

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In fourth place on the list is Amit Mishra of India, who has taken 166 wickets in 152 matches. Mishra, who has played for several teams in the IPL, is a leg-spinner known for his ability to take wickets in the middle overs. The Indian spinner has been a consistent performer in the IPL over the years. His contributions with the ball have been also vital for his teams. A 40-year-old Mishra is currently playing for the Lucknow Super Giants in IPL 2023.

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5. Ravichandran Ashwin | 158 Wickets

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Ravichandran Ashwin is an Indian cricketer who plays for the Rajasthan franchise in the Indian Premier League. He has 158 wickets in 186 matches in his name. Ashwin is currently the fifth-highest wicket-taker in the history of the IPL. Earlier, he played for multiple teams like Punjab Kings, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, and Rajasthan Royals. In the IPL Auction 2023, the Rajasthan franchise acquired the services of R. Ashwin for Rs 5.00 Cr.

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