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Lasith Malinga has taken the most number of wickets in Indian Premier League (IPL) history. The Sri Lankan has played for Mumbai Indians since 2010 and is still an active player for them. Malinga has taken 170 wickets in 122 IPL matches till date at an excellent average and strike-rate of 19.8 and 16.62 respectively.
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Table: Most wickets in IPL History
Mishra has played for a number of franchises and currently plies his trade for Delhi Capitals. He is the highest wicket-taker among spinners in the history of IPL. Harbhajan Singh, who played for Mumbai Indians for the major part of his career, is the second highest wicket-taker among spinners. He plays for Chennai Super Kings at present.
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West Indian all- rounder Dwayne Bravo is at fourth in the list of highest wicket-takers in the IPL. Also a former Mumbai Indian players, Bravo has been playing for CSK for a number of years now.
Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar is also rising up the ranks slowly. He is at fifth in the list of bowlers with most wickets in IPL with 133 wickets to his name. He has played a crucial part in Sunrisers Hyderabad’s success over the last five years.
IPL 2020 is about to begin as well and all these bowlers would be looking to maintain their lead in the list of most wickets in IPL history once again. The likes of Ravichandran Ashwin, Sunil Narine and Umesh Yadav will look to revitalize their careers with the T20 World Cup coming up.