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IPL Purple Cap Winner 2023

IPL Purple Cap Winner 2023

Mohammed Shami of Gujarat Titans won the Purple Cap in IPL 2023 with 28 wickets in 17 matches. He took 11 wickets in the powerplay, which was the most by any bowler in the tournament. Shami was in top form throughout the tournament, bowling with pace and accuracy. He was particularly impressive in the second half of the tournament, taking 17 wickets in his last 8 matches. Three Gujarat Titans bowlers currently occupy the top-three spots in the race for the IPL 2023 Purple Cap.

Here is the table of the top 10 wicket-takers in IPL 2023

POS PLAYER TEAM WKTS RUNS OVR BBF AVG 3W 5W
1 Mohammed Shami GT 28 493 62 4/11 17.60 5 0
2 Rashid Khan GT 27 508 64 4/30 18.81 4 0
3 Mohit Sharma GT 24 325 41.1 5/10 13.54 2 1
4 Piyush Chawla MI 22 495 61 3/22 22.50 1 0
5 Yuzvendra Chahal RR 21 432 52.5 4/17 20.57 4 0
6 Tushar Deshpande CSK 21 508 52.5 3/45 24.19 2 0
7 Varun Chakaravarthy KKR 20 429 52.4 4/15 21.45 3 0
8 Ravindra Jadeja CSK 19 393 53 3/20 20.68 2 0
9 Mohammed Siraj RCB 19 375 50 4/21 19.73 2 0
10 Matheesha Pathirana CSK 17 327 42.2 3/15 19.23 2 0

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What is IPL Purple Cap? 

  • The Purple Cap is an award given to the leading wicket-taker of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season. The bowler with the most wickets in the tournament during the season is allowed to wear the Cap in the field. In an event of a tie, the Purple Cap is awarded to the bowler with a better economy rate.
  • The Purple Cap was first awarded in the 2008 season, and has been won by 13 different bowlers since then. The most successful bowler in Purple Cap history is Dwayne Bravo, who has won the award twice (in 2013 and 2015). Other multiple winners include Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2016 and 2017), and Yuzvendra Chahal (2022).
  • The Purple Cap is a prestigious award, and is seen as a mark of excellence for bowlers in the IPL. It is a testament to the skill and consistency of the bowlers who have won it, and is a reminder of the importance of bowling in the shortest format of the game.

IPL Winners List From 2008 To 2023 (Live Updates)

Here is a list of winners of the purple cap in the IPL since its inception in 2008

Year Bowler Team Wickets Economy Rate
2008 Sohail Tanvir Rajasthan Royals 22 6.67
2009 RP Singh Deccan Chargers 23 6.12
2010 Pragyan Ojha Deccan Chargers 21 6.35
2011 Lasith Malinga Mumbai Indians 17 6.33
2012 Morne Morkel Delhi Daredevils 25 7.71
2013 Dwayne Bravo Chennai Super Kings 32 7.55
2014 Mohit Sharma Chennai Super Kings 26 7.76
2015 Dwayne Bravo Chennai Super Kings 26 7.27
2016 Bhuvneshwar Kumar Sunrisers Hyderabad 26 6.72
2017 Bhuvneshwar Kumar Sunrisers Hyderabad 26 6.81
2018 Andrew Tye Kings XI Punjab 24 8.10
2019 Imran Tahir Chennai Super Kings 26 7.73
2020 Kagiso Rabada Delhi Capitals 30 7.71
2021 Harshal Patel Royal Challengers Bangalore 32 7.61
2022 Yuzvendra Chahal Rajasthan Royals 27 7.74

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