Yuzvendra Chahal also took a hat-trick against KKR
IPL 2022, Purple Cap: In the second qualifier match, RCB’s Wanindu Hasaranga made the Purple Cap race interesting by taking a wicket. Before the final, there was a difference of only one wicket between Chahal and Hasaranga.
In the 15th season of IPL also, the Indian bowler won the race for the most wickets. For the winner of the Purple Cap for the highest number of wickets, the fans are also given to Rajasthan Royals and Gujarat Titans (Gujarat Titans) Had to wait till the final match played between There were many such occasions in this season when the bowlers changed the match at the last moment. For this reason, the Purple Cap race was very exciting. Although in the end this cap Yuzvendra Chahal (Yuzvendra Chahal) was named. Chahal captured the Purple Cap, taking the highest wicket with 27 wickets. On the other hand, as expected, the Orange Cap was named after Jos Buttler of Rajasthan.
The race was between Rajasthan Royals spinner Yuzvendra Chahal and Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Wanindu Hasaranga during the playoff matches. Before the final match, both the spinners had 26-26 wickets in their account this season but Hasaranga was on top. Chahal needed a wicket in the final match to capture the Purple Cap. However, it was not easy as Chahal did not take a single wicket in both the qualifier matches.
Chahal was at the top most of the time in the league
Purple cap is the biggest reward for bowlers in IPL. Apart from making his team win the title, every bowler dreams of winning this cap. After every match, the bowler who is at number one in the list of most wickets is considered entitled. This year 10 teams are taking part in the league instead of 8, so the Purple Cap race was very exciting. Umesh Yadav was on top at the beginning of the season. However, Chahal soon turned him back.
Purple cap in the name of Chahal
Chahal then took five wickets, including a hat-trick, against Kolkata Knight Riders and cemented his place. However, his performance was not seen in the last matches and Vanindu Hasaranga went ahead in the race. Hasaranga’s team could not reach the RCB final. He took 26 wickets in 16 matches. Then in the final, Chahal, taking the wicket of Gujarat captain Hardik Pandya, left Hasaranga behind and won the Purple Cap race.
Along with winning the Purple Cap, Chahal also made two records at once. Chahal became the highest wicket-taker spinner in IPL. He broke Imran Tahir’s record of 26 wickets. Along with this, Chahal also became the first spinner for Rajasthan Royals to win the Purple Cap in the IPL.