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A look at Purple Cap holders of last 12 IPL seasons: In Pics

Imran Tahir clinched Purple Cup in IPL 2018

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Imran Tahir emerged as the winner of the Purple Cup (highest wicket-taker) in the last edition of the Indian Premier League. The 41-year-old South African cricketer bagged a total of 26 wickets in 17 matches he played for the Chennai-based franchise in the 2019 IPL. His tally included two four-wicket hauls and had also contributed 431 runs with the bat at an average of 64.2 overs.Tahir will look to replicate a similar kind of performance in the upcoming 13th edition of the IPL, which is slated to take place in the UAE from September 19 to November 10.Three-time winner CSK will begin their campaign against four-time champions Mumbai Indians in Abu Dhabi on September 19.(Image Credits: Twitter/@ImranTahirSA) 

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Kings XI’s Andrew Tye, Purple Cap winner of IPL 2018

Australian pacer Andrew Tye finished as the Purple Cap winner in his maiden season with the Kings XI Punjab in the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL).The 33-year-old claimed a total of 24 wickets in 14 matches he played for the side at an economy rate of eight.Despite Tye’s memorable performance with the ball, the franchise failed to make it to the playoffs that season.This year, Tye will playfor Rajasthan Royals in the 13th edition of the lucrative T20 tournament. The Rajasthan-based franchise will kickstart their campaign against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on September 22.(Image Courtesy: Twitter/@aj91)  

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar finished as highest wicket-taker in IPL 2017

Sunrisers Hyderabad fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar was the winner of the Purple Cap in the tenth edition of the IPL after claiming 26 wickets in 14 matches he played for the side in 2017.The Indian quick’s best figure was five for 19 during that edition.(Image Courtesy: Twitter/@SunRisers)  

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar ended as highest wicket-taker in 2016

In 2016 edition of the IPL as well, Bhuvneshwar Kumar ended as the highest wicket-taker for Sunrisers Hyderabad after picking up 23 wickets in 17 matches at an economy rate of 7.42. His impressive bowling performance also helped Sunrisers Hyderabad clinch title in 2016. (Image Credits: Twitter/@SunRisers) 

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CSK’s Dwayne Bravo – Purple Cap holder of IPL 2015

Chennai Super Kings’ Dwayne Bravo emerged as the winner of the Purple Cap in the 2015th edition of the IPL after bagging 26 wickets while conceding 426 runs in 16 innings. His best figures was of three for 22 during that edition.(Image Courtesy: Twitter/@CSK) 

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Mohit Sharma, winner of Purple Cap in IPL 2014

In 2014, Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) Mohit Sharma finished as the highest wicket-taker in the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after claiming 23 wickets in 16 innings he played. (Image Credits: Twitter/@ChennaiIPL)  

Dwayne Bravo finished as highest wicket-taker in IPL 2013

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Morne Morkel emerged Purple Cap winner of IPL 2012

Former South Africa pacer Morne Morkel took 25 wickets in 16 innings he played for Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) by conceding 453 runs to win the Purple Cap in the 2012 season of lucrative T20 tournament.(Image Credits: Twitter/@ICC)

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Lasith Malinga finished with 28 wickets in 2011 edition

Mumbai Indians fast bowler Lasith Malinga was declared winner of the Purple Cap in the 2011 edition of the IPL after bagging 28 wickets in 16 innings he played during that season. His best figures of the season was of five for 13. (Image Credits: Twitter/@ICC) 

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Pragyan Ojha picked up Purple Cap in IPL 2010

Pragyan Ojha clinched the Purple Cap in the third edition of IPL in 2010 for now-defunct Deccan Chargers. He bagged a total of 21 wickets in 16 innings while conceding 429 runs. (Image Courtesy: Twitter/@pragyanojha)

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RP Singh emerged as highest wicket-taker in 2009

Deccan Chargers’ RP Singh finished as the highest wicket-taker in the 2009 edition of lucrative T20 tournament. He ended with impressive figures of 23 wickets in 16 innings by conceding 417 runs. (Image Credits: Twitter/@rpsingh)

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Rajasthan Royals’ Sohail Tanvir- the highest wicket-taker of 2008 IPL

Pakistan left-arm pacer Sohail Tanvir was the Purple Cap winner in the inaugral edition of the IPL after taking 22 wickets at an economy rate of 6.46 in 11 matches he played for Rajasthan Royals during that season.(Image Credits: Twitter/@ICC)

Source – Zee News

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