IPL 10 bowling stats

The notion that Twenty20 cricket is all about the batsmen, continues to be proven wrong. And over the course of IPL 2017, we saw how clever bowling, ability to improvise and possessing good variations (knuckleball being a prime example) can serve the bowlers well even while the batsmen are in an attacking mode. Even on pitches that were batsmen-friendly, the likes of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat, Jasprit Bumrah, and a handful of spinners extracted whatever they could from the playing surfaces and helped their team taste success. Low totals were defended successfully, hat-tricks were taken and we even witnessed an uncommon dismissal as hit-wicket.

IPL 2017 bowling records

Here is a complete lowdown of the highest wickets, five-wicket hauls, best bowling averages, economy rates, and strike rates in IPL 2017:

Leading wicket-takers in IPL 10

Position Bowlers Matches Overs Runs conceded Wickets Economy rate
1 Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Sunrisers

14 52.2 369 26 7.05
2 Jaydev Unadkat

Supergiant

12 45.5 322 24 7.02
3 Jasprit Bumrah

Indians

16 60.2 444 20 7.35
4 Mitchell McClenaghan

Indians

14 54 507 19 9.38
5 Imran Tahir

Supergiant

12 47 369 18 7.85
6 Rashid Khan

Sunrisers

14 54 358 17 6.62
7 Sandeep Sharma

Kings XI

13 48 398 17 8.29
8 Umesh Yadav

Knight Riders

14 48.3 410 17 8.45
9 Chris Woakes

Knight Riders

13 44 386 17 8.77
10 Pawan Negi

Royal Challengers

12 32.1 197 16 6.12

Best bowling figures in an innings

Bowler Against Venue Bowling figures Economy rate
Andrew Tye

Gujarat Lions

Rising Pune Supergiant SCA Stadium, Rajkot 4-0-17-5 4.25
Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Kings XI Punjab Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad 4-0-19-5 4.75
Jaydev Unadkat

Rising Pune Supergiant

Sunrisers Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad 4-1-30-5 7.50
Samuel Badree

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Mumbai Indians M Chinnaswamy Stadium 4-1-9-4 2.25
Karn Sharma

Mumbai Indians

Kolkata Knight Riders M Chinnaswamy Stadium 4-0-16-4 4.00
Sandeep Sharma

Kings XI Punjab

Delhi Daredevils PCA IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali 4-0-20-4 5.00
Chris Morris

Delhi Daredevils

Sunrisers Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad 4-0-26-4 6.50
Siddarth Kaul

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Rising Pune Supergiant Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad 4-0-29-4 7.25
Mohammed Siraj

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Gujarat Lions Green Park, Kanpur 4-0-32-4 8.00
Umesh Yadav

Kolkata Knight Riders

Kings XI Punjab Eden Gardens 4-0-33-4 8.25

Best bowling strike rates in the season

Bowler Matches Overs Wickets Strike rates
Andrew Tye

Lions

6 21.0 12 10.50
Nathan Coulter-Nile

Knight Riders

8 28.2 15 11.33
Jaydev Unadkat

Supergiant

12 45.5 24 11.45
Pawan Negi

Royal Challengers

12 32.1 16 12.06
Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Sunrisers

14 52.2 26 12.07
Siddarth Kaul

Sunrisers

10 35.4 16 13.37
Mohammed Siraj

Sunrisers

6 23.0 10 13.80
Karn Sharma

Indians

9 30.4 13 14.15
Chris Morris

Daredevils

9 31.0 12 15.50
Chris Woakes

Knight Riders

13 44.0 17 15.52

Most dot balls bowled in the season

Bowler Matches Overs Dot balls Dot ball percentage
Sunil Narine

Knight Riders

16 59.0 133 37.57%
Jasprit Bumrah

Indians

16 60.2 124 34.25%
Rashid Khan

Sunrisers

14 54.0 121 37.34%
Jaydev Unadkat

Supergiant

12 45.5 119 43.27%
Mitchell McClenaghan

Indians

14 54.0 119 36.72%
Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Sunrisers

14 52.2 117 37.26%
Umesh Yadav

Knight Riders

14 48.3 117 40.20%
Sandeep Sharma

Kings XI

13 48.0 115 39.93%
Ben Stokes

Supergiant

12 44.0 108 40.90%
Harbhajan Singh

Indians

11 41.0 96 39.02%

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