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Sohail Tanvir rattled batsmen with his unorthodox action and bagged 22 wickets in the inaugural edition in 2008 © AFP

T20 has often been referred as a batsman’s game. But that hasn’t deterred the bowlers from finding their way around and emerging successful. The Indian Premier League (IPL) awards the Purple Cap to the leading wicket-takers in each edition of the tournament.

Below is a list of leading wicket-takers in each edition of the tournament. Sohail Tanvir, RP Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Lasith Malinga, Morne Morkel, Dwayne Bravo and Mohit Sharma have won the Purple Cap.

Edition Bowler Wickets
2008 Sohail Tanvir 22
2009 RP Singh 23
2010 Pragyan Ojha 21
2011 Lasith Malinga 28
2012 Morne Morkel 25
2013 Dwayne Bravo 32
2014 Mohit Sharma 23

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Colombo

India tour of England 2014

Jul 27, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Southampton

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 6, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Galle

India tour of England 2014

Aug 7, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Manchester

South Africa in Zimbabwe, 2014

Aug 9, 2014 (13:30 IST)   at Harare

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Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 24, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 100 runs

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 22, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 2 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 20, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 8 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 18, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 6 wkts

India tour of England 2014

Jul 17, 2014  at London

India won by 95 runs

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