After waiting long this year, IPL is going to be played in UAE. IPL was about to play in March but due to Covid-19 pandemic finally the decision is taken by BCCI.
This year there will be benefit for bowlers as wickets in UAE are better for bowlers and grounds are big. So,finally there will be something for bowlers in IPL.
Bowlers have always played a crucial role in Team’s success. Good bowling sides such as Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians have dominated this tournament.
11 out of 12 Purple Cap winners – highest wicket-taker in an IPL season – helped their respective teams to qualify for the IPL playoffs that year.
So, here are 5 contenders for winning Purple Cap this season: –
Jasprit Bumrah(Mumbai Indians)
Jasprit Bumrah is key bowler of Mumbai Indians since 2016 and one of the best bowler in the World at the moment. Bumrah has never won Purple Cap but always a match-winner with the ball for Mumbai Indians.
MI skipper Rohit Sharma has always used Bumrah whenever they are in a need of wicket. His yorkers, bouncers and slower-ones are very hard to face. However, Bumrah was not at its best in last days.
Bumrah must be charged up now, ready to hit the ground running and claim his first-ever Purple Cap in the competition when IPL 2020 starts.