In this article, we have curated a list of top bowlers with the best bowling economy in IPL history. Feel free to go through the list definitely, it will add value to your IPL knowledge.
Indian Premier League is commonly known as the batters’ league as we all have heard. But this is not completely true as we all have seen some exceptional performances from bowlers as well. Many a time it’s the bowlers who have taken crucial wickets and won matches single-handedly for their teams.
Without any second thought, every cricket fan says that the Indian Premier League is the world’s biggest T-20 league, over the years fans have noticed that the teams with deadly bowling departments have performed brilliantly when compared to the teams with poor bowling lineups.
|Rashid Khan||87||87||6.40||Gujarat Titans, Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|Daniel Vettori||27||27||6.56||Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|Anil Kumble||42||42||6.58||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|Glenn McGrath||14||14||6.61||Delhi Daredevils|
|Sunil Narine||144||143||6.64||Kolkata Knight Riders|
|Muttiah Muralitharan||66||66||6.68||Chennai Super Kings, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|Roelof van der Merwe||21||21||6.74||Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|Jayant Yadav||19||19||6.87||Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians|
|Dale Steyn||95||95||6.92||Deccan Chargers, Gujarat Lions, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|Johan Botha||34||34||6.92||Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals|
The Afghani right arm-spinner has impressed every cricket fan with his outstanding leg-spin, Rashid Khan is top on the list of Top Bowlers with Best Bowling Economy in IPL with an economy rate of 6.40. So far he has played 87 IPL matches with 104 wickets under his name he holds a bowling average of 21.27 per match. Rashid Khan takes 19 balls to get a wicket in a match.
Former kiwi all-rounder Daniel Vettori is currently in second place on the list of the top bowlers with the best bowling economy in IPL. He holds an economy of 6.56. Daniel Vettori has played 27 matches in his IPL career and took 21 wickets in 4 IPL seasons. However, his bowling average is a bit higher, he holds a bowling average of 31.39.
Former Indian leg spinner Anil Kumble stands in the third position when it comes to maintaining the best bowling economy in IPL history. In his IPL journey, he has played 42 matches and was successful in taking 45 wickets. Anil Kumble holds a bowling economy of 6.58 with an average of 23.51.
Glenn McGrath is arguably the greatest pacer of all time, he is ranked 4th on the list of top bowlers with the best bowling in the Indian Premier League. Chris McGrath has played 14 matches and has taken 12. He had the ability to bowl both swing and bounce, which helped him to maintain his bowling economy. He holds an economy of 6.61 with an average of 29.75
Sunil Narine takes up the 5th position in the list of top bowlers with the best economy in IPL. Because he is a mysterious spinner, batters are unable to judge his deliveries. Even after playing more than 120 matches, he is able to maintain an economy of 6.64 holding an average of 24.75. So far he has played 146 matches and been lucky to pick 151 wickets.
Sri Lankan Right-arm spinner Muttiah Muralitharan bags 6th position in the list of bowlers with the best bowling economy in IPL. He holds an average of 6.68 with an average of 26.29. He has played 66 matches in his IPL career and was lucky to pick 63 wickets.
Roelof van der Merwe is one of the bowlers who has managed to control their bowling economy in IPL. He has only played 21 matches in his IPL. He managed to pick 21 wickets, he holds an economy of 6.74 with a bowling average of 23.71.
Jayant Yadav bags 8th position for himself in the list of top bowlers with the best bowling economy in IPL
The former South African pacer Dale Steyn who is known for his deadliest bowling spells, has also managed to enter his name in the list of top bowlers with the best bowling economy in IPL. He has played 95 matches in his IPL journey and was lucky enough to take 97 wickets with an economy of 6.91 and holds an average of 22.4.
Johan Botha is another South African pacer who has registered his name on this list. He has only played 34 matches in IPL and was successful to maintain an economy of 6.91 with a bowling average of 27.7 he also bags 25 wickets in his name.
This is our curated list of the Top Bowlers with the bowling economy in IPL history. We hope that you find the list informative and added some value to your knowledge. Check out our website to get the latest stats on IPL and other sports leagues.
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