T20 cricket is seen as being more of a batting than a bowling game. Even so, in some games, bowlers outperform batters by getting five wickets in a row and taking rapid wickets. In T20 leagues like the IPL, a five-wicket haul is a source of pride for any bowler. It is the most desired record of any bowler in the match since it represents the highest effort put forward by any bowler in the competition.
When a bowler takes five wickets in one IPL inning, they have achieved remarkable bowling success. It demands precision and consistency, iron nerves, and the capacity to deceive some of the best batsmen in the game. The match’s situation can change at any time if five wickets are taken.
Any bowler who records a five-wicket haul will likely be considered for the man of the match award, regardless of the outcome of the game.
Because the game is played rapidly in Twenty20 cricket, there is a greater chance for any bowler to take five wickets because the danger of losing a wicket is higher.
Sohail Tanvir was the first bowler in IPL history to take 05 wickets in an inning. In fact, he took 06 wicket hauls in an IPL match on May 04, 2008.
Lakshmi Pathybalaji was the first Indian bowler to take 5 wickets hauls in IPL. He took 05 wickets on May 10, 2008, against Deccan Chargers.
Now, we will explore which bowler has the most five wicket hauls in IPL.
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Bowlers With 02 Five Wicket Hauls in IPL
Here is the list of the player with 02 five wicket hauls in the IPL.
James Faulkner was the first bowler who took two wicket hauls in IPL. He took both wicket hauls in 2013 season of IPL for Rajasthan Royals. These two five-wicket hauls occurred both times against Sunrisers Hyderabad. In one match, he was announced as the player of the match for his outstanding bowling figures in this IPL game. His team Rajasthan Royals, won that match by 08 wickets.
Jaydev Unadkat is the second and only Indian bowler after James Faulkner to take five wicket hauls in IPL. He achieved this record in IPL 2017 season. His first 5 wicket haul came in 2013 season of IPL. He was announced as the Player of the Match award in both innings for his superb bowling.
Bowlers With 01 Five Wicket Haul in IPL
Here is the detailed list of a few bowlers with 01 five wicket haul in IPL.
Arshdeep Singh took five wicket haul in IPL 2021. He took five wickets for 32 runs in total 4 overs with an economy rate of 8.
Jasprit Burmah took a 05 wicket haul for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022. He took five wickets for 10 runs with an excellent economy rate of 2.5.
Yuzvendra Chahal took 5 wickets for 40 runs in IPL 2022. He achieves this feat against Kolkata Knight Riders.
PWH de Silva
PWH de Silva took 05 wicket hauls for 18 runs with an economy rate of 4.5. He achieved this feat against Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2022.
Harbhajan Singh took five wicket haul for 18 runs in IPL 2011. He achieved this feat for Mumbai Indians in a match against Chennai Super Kings.
Ravindra Jadeja took 05 wicket haul against Deccan Chargers in IPL 2012 season. He took five wickets for 16 with an economy rate of 04.
Alzarri Joseph took 05 wicket haul in 2019 season of IPL. He took 05 wicket for just 12 runs with an outstanding economy rate of 3.2.
Bhuvenshawar Kumar took five wicket haul in IPL 2019. He took five wickets for 19 runs in 04 overs.
Andre Russell took 05 wicket haul in IPL 2021. He achieved this record for Kolkata Knight Riders in a match against Mumbai Indians.
Amit Mishra took 05 wicket haul for Deccan Chargers in 2008. He took 05 wickets for 17 runs against Delhi Daredevils.
Lasith Malinga took 05 wicket haul for Mumbai Indians. He achieved this record in IPL 2011. He took 05 wickets for just 13 runs in a match against Delhi Daredevils.
Sunil Narine took five wicket haul in IPL 2012. He took 05 wickets for 19 runs against Kings XI Punjab. He has the most four wicket hauls in IPL history.
Harshal Patel took five wickets for 27 runs in IPL 2021. He achieved this record for RCB in a match against Mumbai Indians.
Munaf Patel took five wicket haul for 21 runs in 2011. He achieves this record for Mumbai Indians in a match against Kings XI Punjab.
Umran Malik took 05 wickets for 25 runs for his team SRH in IPL 2022. He achieved this record against Gujrat Titans.
Adam Zampa took 05 wicket hauls against Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2016. Overall, he took 06 wickets for 19 runs in the match