With modern day cricket where the batsmen rule there are some bowlers who have done well in the IPL. A batsman usually comes and put pressure on the bowlers. In the IPL there have been some outstanding performance with bat but some bowlers have done well to create pressure on the batsmen.

Here we look at the 5 best economy rates in IPL.

  1. Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine has been an excellent bowler in the IPL. He plays for Kolkatta Knight Riders since 2012. He has the ability to bowl dot balls and create pressure on the batsmen. He has played 47 matches with an economy of 5.77 which is great for spinner. He bowls variety and does not allow the batsmen to come and hit the ball out of the ground.

  1. Akshar Patel

Akshar Patel the new kid on the block made his debut for Kings XI Punjab in 2014. He was exceptional with his line and length. He made the batsmen to make mistakes. He was part of the team which reached the finals of IPL 2014 season. His economy is 6.13 and was an important member of the team. He used to bowl at the start to pick wickets and also control the run flow. He has played 17 matches in the IPL so far

  1. Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin another spinner has been great with off spinner. He has played for Chennai Super Kings from 2009-2014. He has been the main man for MS Dhoni. He bowls with new bowl and also comes in the middle to pick wickets. His economy in the IPL has been 6.53 which make him a special bowler. He gives MS Dhoni the attacking option and he does not disappoint him. He has played 83 matches in the IPL

  1. Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga is a special bowler in IPL. He bowls with the new bowl and picks up wickets. He decives the batsmen with his slower deliveries and Yorkers which the batsmen can’t read easily. His economy in the IPL is 6.53. He has played same number of matches as Ashwin. He played for Mumbai Indians from 2009-2014. His best ability is to pick wickets with his variations and is not easily hit by the batsmen.   

  1. Shaun Pollock  

Shaun Pollock another fast bowler is another bowler with good economy rate. He played for Mumbai Indians in 2008. He has played 13 matches. He has an economy of 6.54. He used to bowl very well at the death and makes the batsmen think. He was a thinking bowler. The fast bowler goes for lot of runs but he was a bowler which used to really deceive with his variations. 

    I am pavan Suresh. I have done my schooling from LPS. I am big fan of sports especially cricket and want to become a sports journalist. I want to write cricket articles.

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