The IPL 2021 Auction saw the bowlers acquiring higher bids than the batsman, from the likes of Chris Morris to Kyle Jamieson to Jhye Richardson, all of these pacers fetched loads of money for the upcoming IPL season. This is why unfortunately the majority of batsmen barring Glenn Maxwell ended up securing lower bids in the IPL 2021 auction.
With the bowlers being the highlight of the auction, let’s see if they live up to the expectation raised on them. In all this, today we take a look at five bowlers who have the potential to win the purple cap during IPL 2021 which is all set to take place in India starting in April.
Let’s take a look at 5 bowlers who can win the purple cap in the IPL 2021 edition:
The speedster from Mumbai Indians has come a long way ever since first representing the Mumbai Indians franchise in 2013, Bumrah not only went on to become a consistent performer for the Mumbai Indians but also don the India cap later in 2016. As of today, he’s the spearhead of the Indian pace bowling attack across all three formats and will surely go on to become one of India’s greatest match-winners with the ball in the near future.
Talking about Jasprit Bumrah’s IPL record, the latter has picked up 109 wickets in 92 appearances for the Mumbai Indians franchise. In the 2020 season, Bumrah was the second-highest wicket just missing out on the purple cap by 3 wickets to Kagiso Rabada. The pacer is yet to win the purple cap which is why the IPL 2021 could be that season.