IPL 2022 Puprle Cap: Umesh Yadav’s reign is not challenged, Avesh Khan-Kuldeep Yadav still behind
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IPL 2022 Puprle Cap in Hindi: In the match between Delhi and Lucknow, none of the bowlers could take wickets in bunches and due to this, Umesh could not get a challenge in the first place.
IPL 2022 IPL 2022 in the same fashion (IPL 2022) moving forward. Here the talk is not about the results of the matches and the points table, but about the performance of the bowlers. Like last season, this time too the Indian bowlers continue to top the race for the highest wicket-takers in the tournament. Last year Harshal Patel won the Purple Cap for the most wickets. (IPL Purple Cap) Had won, this time Umesh Yadav is at the forefront. Like last year, this time too young fast bowler Avesh Khan (Avesh Khan) Moving forward vigorously. However, he missed an opportunity to overtake Umesh. This pacer of Lucknow Super Giants did not get any success in the match against Delhi Capitals.
Avesh Khan could not perform well against his old team Delhi Capitals on Thursday 7 April and returned empty handed. Not only this, Prithvi Shaw especially thrashed him fiercely. The condition was that he could not even complete his spell and spent 32 runs in 3 overs. Due to this he got stuck on 7 wickets and is in third place. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders’ star pacer Umesh Yadav still occupies the first place with 9 wickets. Yuzvendra Chahal is in second place, who has 7 wickets.
Kuldeep Yadav benefits
In the match between Lucknow and Delhi, only 7 wickets fell from both the teams, in which 3 wickets of Delhi returned to the pavilion. Krishnappa Gautam got one wicket in this, while leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi took two wickets. This was only Gautam’s first wicket in this season, while Bishnoi’s fourth in 4 matches. At the same time, Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets from Delhi and now he has got 6 wickets and has come at number five in the list. Apart from them, Lalit Yadav and Shardul Thakur took one wicket each for Delhi, but both of them are nowhere in the race at the moment.
Where is Harshal Patel?
In the last season, Royal Challengers Bangalore’s medium pacer Harshal Patel won the Purple Cap with the highest 32 wickets. His bowling is going well this season as well. Although he has not had much success on the wickets front and has got only 4 wickets in his account in 3 matches, but he is bowling very economical, which is helping Bangalore to rein in the runs. Harshal has spent only 5.41 runs in 12 overs bowling so far this season.
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