Best bowling economy in the IPL

Even though batting is key to t20 cricket becoming popular, bowling is also an integral part of t20 cricket. The same is the case with the IPL. 

In the six IPL matches, former Australian bowler Michael Clarke had the best bowling economy rate (6.09) and average (33.50%). Against the Rajasthan Royals, Michael Clarke has the best bowling figure (1/12) for the Pune Warriors.

Ajit Chandila, a former Indian bowler, is ranked second with a 22.00 average in 12 matches and a 6.20 best bowling economy. Against Pune Warriors, Ajit Chandila has the best bowling stats (4/13 for the Rajasthan Royals).

Bowler Sachithra Senanayake of Sri Lanka, who has averaged 23.22 and a 6.53 highest bowling economy rate in eight IPL matches, is ranked third. Against the Rajasthan Royals, Sachithra Senanayake’s highest bowling average for the Kolkata Kight Riders is 2/26. 

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No.BowlerTeamEconomyMatchesOversInningsWicketsAverageStrike Rate
1Jasprit BumrahMI5.9552051011.912
2Mayank YadavLSG6393699
3Kuldeep YadavDC6.753123613.512
4Vaibhav AroraKKR6.882825119.6
5Ravindra JadejaCSK7.065185431.7527
6Harpreet BrarPBKS7.185175430.525.5
7Axar PatelDC7.256206436.2530
8Pat CumminsSRH7.35205624.3320
9Yuzvendra ChahalRR7.3351851013.210.8
10Sunil NarineKKR7.384164429.524

Bowlers with the best bowling economy in the history of the IPL

1Daniel VettoriRCB216.562710606983/19033.24
2Anil KumbleRCB456.5842160110585/5223.51
3Glenn McGrathDC126.61145423574/29129.75
4Muttiah MuralitharanRCB636.6866254116963/11026.92
5Rashid KhanGT1426.72112444329904/24221.06
6Roelof van der MerweDC216.74217314983/20023.71
7Sunil NarineKKR1656.74164632342625/19725.83
8Jayant YadavGT86.85206504451/23055.63
9Mitchell SantnerCSK136.88155203582/13027.54
10Dale SteynRCB976.9295362725083/11025.86

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1) Which bowler in IPL history has the highest economy rate?

Daniel Vettori, a former bowler for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, is ranked first on the list of players with the best economy in IPL history ahead of the 2024 season. Vettori has so far in his IPL career bowled at an economy of 6.56. Anil Kumble, another RCB bowler and a renowned leg-spinner from India, follows him.

2) In the IPL, who is the best bowler from India?

Yuzvendra Chahal. 

3) Which bowler has the best bowling figures in IPL history?

Alzaari Joseph. 

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