Lasith Malinga, the fast bowler who played for IPL team Mumbai Indians, remained the highest wicket taker till he played in this league. Malinga is still in the top one in the list of highest wicket-taking bowlers in this league. His IPL career proved to be quite good. IPL 2021 is going to start from 9 April. Lasith Malinga’s record is also likely to break this time.
Lasith Malinga has not been a part of the IPL since 2020 last year. Talking about his IPL career, he has taken 170 wickets, playing 122 matches in the entire IPL career. This year also he will not play IPL. Meanwhile, his old record is also going to be broken. Although Malinga is the highest wicket-taker in the IPL so far, Amit Mishra can break his record.
Hardly you know that after Malinga, Amit Mishra is second in the IPL in terms of wickets. Apart from this, Amit Mishra is also the first bowler to take the most wickets as a spinner. He has played 150 matches in the IPL, in which he has also taken 160 wickets.
Now if he is to break the record of Lasith Malinga, he will need 11 wickets. If playing for Delhi Capitals, if Amit Mishra gets a chance, he can also come at number one in the list of bowlers who have taken the most wickets, leaving Malinga behind.
In this list, if the third player is mentioned in the list of highest wicket-takers, then Piyush Chawla comes at number three. Dwayne Bravo is at number four in this list. Apart from this, Harbhajan Singh is at number five in the list of players who have taken the highest number of wickets in the IPL.
Talking about the record of famous spinner Piyush Chawla, he has played 164 matches in IPL so far, in which he took 156 wickets. Dwayne Bravo has played 140 matches in the IPL in which he has taken 153 wickets.
Talking about Harbhajan, he has played 160 matches, in which he has taken 150 wickets in his name. In this way, they remain at number five. It remains to be seen whether Amit Mishra will break into Malinga’s record at number one.
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