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5 Uncapped Indian Bowlers who can win the Purple Cap in IPL 2020

Top 5 Uncapped Indian Bowlers who can win Purple Cap in the IPL 2020

IPL is one such franchise-based league that has garnered enough momentum over the past decade. It has given immense exposure to uncapped domestic players and given them an opportunity to get national recognition while playing alongside some of the biggest names in the sport. The IPL 2020 edition will have several favorites for the Purple Cap including some of the world’s best bowlers such as Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Sunil Narine, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Trent Boult, Nathan Coulter Nile, Pat Cummins and many more.

However, there are some uncapped Indian bowlers who may win the Purple Cap this time with their consistency and firepower. Here’s taking a look at the top 5 contenders in this regard.

5 Uncapped Indian Bowlers who can win Purple Cap in the IPL 2020

  1. Shreyas Gopal (Rajasthan Royals)

Shreyas Gopal is an all-rounder from Karnataka who made his IPL debut in the year 2014. Mumbai Indians was the team from where he started his journey as an IPL player. Gopal, nevertheless, did not get an opportunity to play a single game in his first three seasons. However, he has shown impeccable abilities with regard to turning the ball and scalping quick wickets while being a handy batsman as well. He could well be a contender to win the Purple Cap in IPL 2020 in case he is given a lengthy run on the field.

  1. Kartik Tyagi (Rajasthan Royals)

In domestic games, Kartik Tyagi is one such name who has left no stone unturned with his amazing performances and solid consistency. Tyagi has been bought by Rajasthan Royals (RR) for Rs. 1.3 crore which vindicates the faith placed in this young bowler by the franchise. He can certainly be an important member of the team and could win the Orange Cap in IPL 2020 if he retains his good bowling form.

  1. Harshal Patel (Delhi Capitals)

Harshal Patel has been an integral part of the IPL setup for RCB (Royal Challengers Bangalore) for 5 years before he was acquired by Delhi Capitals (DC) in 2018. He has the capability to bat and bowl with the same intensity and can be a handy bet in the middle overs for his team. Patel certainly stands a chance to bag the Purple Club accolade for the highest number of wickets in IPL 2020.

  1. Krishnappa Gowtham (Kings XI Punjab)

Krishnappa Gowtham is yet another talented all-rounder from Karnataka. He has an ability to pick up wickets quickly in the shorter versions of the game. He is someone on whom his teams have always depended. He idolizes Harbhajan Singh and has been following in Singh’s footsteps with some electrifying performances in the domestic cricket circuit. This year, he has been bought by the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). Fans will certainly view him as a serious contender for the Purple Cap in IPL 2020.

  1. Kamlesh Nagarkoti (Kolkata Knight Riders)

The U-19 World Cup in 2018 was a memorable and historic tournament for Indian cricket lovers with the team winning the title in dominant fashion. This is the time when Nagarkoti constantly hit 140 kmph and made opposition batsmen struggle. This is what made KKR rope him in ahead of IPL 2018. Injuries have kept this talented youngster out of the IPL 2019 auction but 2020 seems to be a different story altogether. He is in form, raring to go and might be a surprise contender for the Purple Cap as well.

These are the top 5 uncapped Indian bowlers who can win the Purple Cap in IPL 2020. Who do you think stands the best chance?

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