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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

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Dec 26, 2014 (14:00 IST)   at Port Elizabeth

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Dec 26, 2014 (03:30 IST)   at Christchurch

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Dec 26, 2014 (05:00 IST)   at Melbourne

West Indies in South Africa, 2014-15

Jan 2, 2015 (14:00 IST)   at Cape Town

Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 2014-15

Jan 3, 2015 (03:30 IST)   at Wellington

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Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Dec 19, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

New Zealand won by 68 runs

India tour of Australia, 2014-15

Dec 17, 2014  at Woolloongabba, Brisbane

Australia won by 4 wkts

Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Dec 17, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

New Zealand won by 7 runs

West Indies in South Africa, 2014-15

Dec 17, 2014  at Centurion

South Africa won by an innings and 220 runs

England tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Dec 16, 2014  at Colombo

Sri Lanka won by 87 runs

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