Purple Cap, IPL 2024: Mayank Yadav changed the picture in just two matches, came second in the Purple Cap race

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Purple Cap, IPL 2024: Mayank Yadav changed the picture in just two matches, came second in the Purple Cap race

Purple Cap IPL 2024: Lucknow Super Giants’ young fast bowler Mayank Yadav has been making headlines with his pace in IPL 2024. In the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore, he consistently bowled at a speed of 150 kilometers per hour and also took three wickets. This was Mayank’s second match in IPL 2024 and he came second in the race for the Purple Cap. Chennai Super Kings fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman is in first place with 7 wickets.

Earlier, Mayank Yadav took 3 wickets for 27 runs in 4 overs on his IPL debut against Punjab Kings and now he took the same number of wickets for 14 runs against RCB. That means now he has taken 6 wickets in just 2 matches. Rajasthan Royals spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is at third place in the list of Purple Cap. He has 6 wickets in 3 matches. At fourth place is Mohit Sharma of Gujarat Titans with 6 wickets and at fifth place is Khalil Ahmed of Delhi Capitals. He has 5 victims in his name in 3 matches.

The bowler who takes the most wickets in IPL gets a purple cap. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is such a bowler who won the Purple Cap for two consecutive seasons. At the same time, the record of taking most wickets in a single season of IPL is in the name of Harshal Patel and Dwayne Bravo. In 2021, Harshal took 32 wickets in 15 matches. In 2013, Bravo also took 32 wickets in 18 matches.

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