Every bowler can a bowl a maximum of 4 overs in T20 cricket. A bowler has got just 24 deliveries to take wickets and in a game where the batsmen is going after you, it is not easy to pick up wickets. Until now there have been only 14 instances when bowlers have taken 5 or more wickets in an innings in IPL all seasons.

Here is the list of bowlers who have taken 5 or more wickets in a single inning in IPL –

Name

Overs

Maidens

Runs

Wickets

Opposition

Match Date

Ground

Sohail Tanvir (RR)

4.0

0

14

6

CSK

4 May, 2008

Jaipur

Lakshmipathy Balaji (CSK)

4.0

0

24

5

KXIP

10 May, 2008

Chennai

Amit Mishra (DD)

4.0

0

17

5

DC

15 May 2008

Delhi

Anil Kumble (RCB)

3.1

1

5

5

RR

18 April, 2009

Cape Town

Lasith Malinga (MI)

3.4

1

13

5

DD

10 April, 2011

Delhi

Harbhajan Singh (MI)

4.0

0

18

5

CSK

22 April, 2011

Mumbai

Ishanth Sharma (DC)

3.0

0

12

5

KTK

27 April, 2011

Kochi

Munaf Patel (MI)

4.0

0

21

5

KXIP

10 May, 2011

Mohali

Ravindra Jadeja (CSK)

4.0

0

16

5

DC

7 April, 2012

Visakhapatnam

Dimitri Mascarenhas (KXIP)

4.0

0

25

5

PWI

12 April, 2012

Mohali

Sunil Narine (KKR)

4.0

0

19

5

KXIP

15 April, 2012

Kolkata

James Faulkner (RR)

4.0

0

20

5

SRH

27 April, 2013

Jaipur

Jaidev Unadkat (RCB)

4.0

0

25

5

DD

10 May, 2013

Delhi

James Faulkner (RR)

4.0

1

16

5

SRH

17 May, 2013

Hyderabad (Deccan)

It has been only once that bowler has taken 6 or wickets in an innings. Sohail Tanvir playing from Rajasthan Royals took 6 wickets against Chennai Super Kings in the first season of IPL.

Arranged in the order of date of occurence

Team mentioned is the team the player was playing for during that season of IPL.

Stat updated till 1 May, 2014

 

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