Updated After DC vs GT Match 7


As Gujarat Titans completed a comfortable victory over Delhi Capitals, the Purple Cap has been shuffled entirely from top to bottom. However, Mark Wood has continued to keep his top spot.

Rashid Khan’s consistency

Rashid Khan was the pick of the bowlers for Gujarat today as he picked figures of 3 for 31, removing Sarfaraz Khan, Abhishek Porel, and Aman Hakim Khan. He is now Gujarat’s most successful bowler this season with 5 wickets to his name and has now dethroned Ravi Bishnoi to be the new number 2 in the Purple Cap race. Ravi Bishnoi also has the same number of wickets but Rashid has a slightly better economy.

They both are just 3 wickets behind Mark Wood, who holds the top spot with 8 wickets to his name in 2 games.

Mohammed Shami and Alzarri Joseph impress too

Rashid’s GT teammate Mohammed Shami also picked up 3 wickets for 41 runs and has the same number of wickets in the league as the leg spinner. What explains Gujarat’s dominance this season is that the top 10 Purple Cap list contains three side members from ong the team. Mohammed Shami and Rashid Khan, another GT bowler in the list is Alzarri Joseph, who ranks 7th with 4 wickets overall.

Khaleel Ahmed: The lone warrior

Khaleel Ahmed is the only bowler from Delhi Capitals on the top 10 Purple Cap list. He has 3 wickets from 2 games and currently ranks 9th in the list. He came in as an impact player replacement today and picked up the wicket of Gujarat’s captain Hardik Pandya.

Purple Cap list after DC vs GT Match 7:

Rank Bowler Name team Matches Played Wickets Best Bowling Economy
1. Mark Wood Lucknow Super Giants 2 8 5/14 7.87
2. Rashid Khan Gujarat Titans 2 5 3/31 7.12
3. Ravi Bishnoi Lucknow Super Giants 2 5 3/28 7.37
4. Mohammed Shami Gujarat Titans 2 5 3/41 8.75
5. Yuzvendra Chahal Rajasthan Royals 1 4 4/17 4.25
6. Moeen Ali Chennai Super Kings 2 4 4/26 6.50
7. Alzarri Joseph Gujarat Titans 2 4 2/29 7.75
8. Arshdeep Singh Punjab Kings 1 3 3/19 6.33
9. Khaleel Ahmed Delhi Capitals 2 3 2/30 8.50
10. Avesh Khan Lucknow Super Giants 2 3 2/29 9.71

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