Top 10 CPL Most Wickets taker in 2019

Posted on April 29, 2019, 5:06 pm
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The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is a yearly Twenty20 cricket tournament held in the Caribbean. During 29 July to 26 August 2013, this tournament was confirmed. It replaced the Caribbean Twenty20 as the premier Twenty20 competition in the Caribbean. During 2013, six teams competed in the first CPLT20 tournament such as Jamaica Tallawahs, Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel, Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, St. Lucia Zouks, Antigua Hawksbills. At the present time, it is sponsored by Hero MotoCorp and consequently officially named the Hero CPL. The Caribbean Premier League’s salary cap is US$780,000 per season as of 30 December 2015. There are many players who took most wickets in CPL. Here, the top 10 most wickets taker in CPL 2019 are given below

2019 CPL Most Wickets And Leading Wicket Taker

Fawad Ahmed CPL Most Wickets – 22 wicket with eco 6.18 (2018)

Most Wickets taker in CPL 2019


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Most Wickets taker in CPL 2018

Team Player Wickets Match Innings Overs BBI ECO
Trinbago Knight Riders Fawad Ahmed 22 13 13 49.0 3/13 6.18
Jamaica Tallawahs O Thomas 18 10 10 38.0 3/39 8.36
Guyana Amazon Warriors Imran Tahir 16 12 12 48.0 4/22 5.91
Trinbago Knight Riders Ali Khan 16 12 12 42.4 3/22 7.80
Jamaica Tallawahs AD Russell 14 11 10 32.0 3/38 8.75
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots BCJ Cutting 13 11 11 38.5 2/18 9.16
Trinbago Knight Riders DJ Bravo 13 13 13 45.0 3/11 10.64
Barbados Tridents Mohammad Irfan 12 10 10 39.4 3/37 7.13
Guyana Amazon Warriors Sohail Tanvir 12 11 11 43.3 3/27 7.83
Trinbago Knight Riders K Pierre 11 7 7 26.0 3/29 5.65

17 September 2018 (Last Update)

CPL 2018 Highest Wickets Taker Details

1. Fawad Ahmed (22 wickets, ECO 6.18 )

Fawad Ahmed is a Pakistani Australian cricketer who was born on 5 February 1982 in Swabi, Pakistan. He plays for the Victorian Bushrangers. In July 2013, he has been granted Australian citizenship.

He played for the Australian cricket team in both a T20 and an ODI series against England in August 2013. Ahmed was called in the Australian Test Squad to tour the West Indies and England in 2015 following a noticeable domestic season for Victoria in the Sheffield Shield 31 March 2015. During 2015, the Big Bash League season, Ahmed switched clubs and played for Sydney Thunder.

He was selected to play for the Vancouver Knights in the players draft for the inaugural edition of the Global T20 Canada tournament on 3 June 2018. Besides, was played for Trinbago Knight Riders in 2018. In 2019, his current team is Quetta Gladiators.

He retired from first-class cricket, with an aim to be selected for the Australian squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in February 2019. He is considered as most wicket taker in CPL. Fawad Ahmed took 22 wickets in CPL.

2. Oshane Thomas (18 wickets, ECO 8.36)

Oshane Thomas is a Jamaican cricketer who was born on 18 February 1997. As a first bowler, he made his international debut for the West Indies cricket team in October 2018. On 18 November 2016, he considered as the first-class debut for Jamaica in the 2016–17 Regional Four Day Competition.

He plays for the Jamaica Tallawahs and he propounds as the best representative the Jamaica Tallawahs in two games in the 2016 CPL season and was then retained for the 2017 edition. He was selected in the squad for the Rangpur Riders team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League in October 2018.

In 2019, he was selected in the West Indies Test squad for their series against England as a cover for Alzarri Joseph, but he did not play. But in March 2019, he took his five-wicket haul in ODIs. Oshane Thomas took 18 wickets in CPL.

3. Imran Tahir (16 wickets, ECO 5.91)

Muhammad Imran Tahir was born on 27 March 1979 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Although, he is a right-handed batsman, but he also a spin bowler. At the present time, he plays for South Africa in ODI and T20 formats. He also represents the Hollywoodbets Dolphins in South Africa, Multan Sultans in the Pakistan Super League, Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Caribbean Premier League and Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.

Tahir became the first South African bowler to take seven wickets in an ODI, and also the fastest South African to reach 100 ODI wickets on June 2016. With a surprising career, he became the fastest South African to reach 50 T20I wickets on February 2017.

He became the fourth bowler for South Africa to take a hat-trick in ODIs on 3 October 2018. During March 2019, he announced that he would quit ODI cricket following the 2019 Cricket World Cup.  Imran Tahir took 16 wickets in CPL 2018.

4. Ali Khan (16 wickets, ECO 7.80)

Although Ali Khan was born on 13 December 1990 in Pakistan he is an American cricketer. When he was at the age of 18, he moved to the United States with his parents. In 2016, he made his list A debut and playing for the composite ICC Americas team in the 2015–16 Regional Super50.

Finishing with ten overs, he took 2 wickets of Devon Thomas and Aldane Thomas. He was named to play for the Winnipeg Hawks in the players draft for the inaugural edition of the Global T20 Canada tournament on June 2018. During August 2018, he was selected in the United States squad for the 2018–19 ICC World Twenty20 Americas Qualifier tournament in Morrisville, North Carolina. He also selected for the 2018 ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament in Oman as well as the squad for the Khulna Titans team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League.

He called as one of the five breakout stars in men’s cricket by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 2018. He was selected in the United States cricket team’s squad for the 2019 ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament in Namibia in April 2019. In CPL career, he is considered as the greatest wicket-taker. Ali Khan took 16 wickets in CPL.

5. Andre Russell (14 wickets, ECO 8.75)

Andre Russell is a Jamaican cricketer who was born on 29 April 1988 in Kingston, Jamaica. Russell made his Test cricket debut against Sri Lanka in November 2010 as a fast bowling all-rounder. He is widely regarded as one of the most powerful strikers of the cricket ball.

With the best playing, Russell scored a century in a record 40 balls (6 fours and 13 sixes) in the 2018 Caribbean Premier League against Trinbago Knight Riders. This match, he took a hat-trick. As a result, he considered as the only player after Joe Denly to take a hat-trick and score a century in the same match.

With the different team, he also plays CPL and also considered as an amazing player in CPL history.  Andre Russell took 14 wickets in CPL.

6. Ben Cutting (13 wickets, ECO 9.16)

Ben Cutting is an Australian cricketer who was born on 30 January 1987 in Brisbane, Australia. During 2006-2007 season, he made an appearance as a substitute fielder in the First Ashes at the Gabba against England.

He made his first-class cricket debut for the Queensland Bulls of the 2007/08 season. During 2009-10, he was considered as one of the competitions leading wicket-takers, with 25 wickets from his first six matches. As a result, raising hopes that he may be selected to represent Australia in Test cricket. During 2016, by finishing off the finals match in favor of the Sunrisers Hyderabad, he first made a mark in Indian Premier League.

He was called in a World XI side to play three Twenty20 International matches against Pakistan in the 2017 Independence Cup in Lahore in August 2017. He was selected in the squad of Nangarhar Leopards in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament in September 2018. He also a great wicket taker in CPL history. Ben Cutting took 13 wickets in CPL.

7. Dwayne Bravo (13 Wickets, ECO 10.64)

Dwayne Bravo is a former Trinidadian cricketer who was born on 7 October 1983. He is called by some beautiful name such as Johnny, New Big Dog, DJ BRAVO, The Champion. He played all formats of the game and a former captain of West Indies in all formats and plays league cricket for Chennai Super Kings & Quetta Gladiators.

He was a genuine all-rounder, with right-handed batsman and right-arm medium- fast bowler. Bravo has played 40 Test matches, 164 One Day Internationals and 66 Twenty20 Internationals for the West Indies in 2004.

In 2002, Bravo has played for his native Trinidad and Tobago. Besides, Trinidad and Tobago, he also played for the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League, the Lahore Qalanders in the Pakistan Super League, the Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League, the Chittagong Kings in the Bangladesh Premier League, and Kent and Essex in English county cricket.

He was named as a franchise player at the launch of the Caribbean Premier League in 2013 and finished a good series. Dwayne Bravo took 13 wickets in CPL.

8. Mohammad Irfan (12 wickets, ECO 7.13)

Mohammad Irfan is a Pakistani left-arm fast bowler who was born 6 June 1982. For his 7’1’’ height, he is very notable for his height and pace. In October 2009, he made his first-class debut in the QEA Trophy in October 2009 playing for Khan Research Laboratories.

During 2011 in IPL season, he announced that he had signed a memorandum of understanding with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to represent them. Irfan selected for Edmonton Royals in the players draft for the inaugural edition of the Global T20 Canada tournament on 3 June 2018.

He was named in Balkh’s squad in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament in September 2018. He also played Caribbean Premier League with undifferentiated. Mohammad Irfan took 12 wickets in CPL.

9. Sohail Tanvir (12 wickets, ECO 7.83)

Sohail Tanvir is a left arm bowling player who was born on 12 December 1984 in Rawalpindi, Punjab. Tanvir was signed up in the second round of the Indian Premier League’s players auction by the Jaipur franchise, Rajasthan Royals, for $100,000 on 11 March 2008.

Besides, his own country, he played several domestic matches such as Bangladesh Premier League, Afghanistan Premier League, and Southern Redbacks, Caribbean Premier League, etc. He took the most wickets in the 2016–17 Regional One Day Cup, with a total of 15 dismissals in January 2017.

He was selected in Baluchistan’s squad for the 2018 Pakistan Cup. He was named in Punjab’s squad for the 2019 Pakistan Cup in March 2019. Sohail Tanvir took 12 wickets in CPL 2018.

10. Khary Pierre (11 wickets, ECO 5.65)

Khary Pierre is a Trinidadian cricketer who was born on 22 September 1991. On 25 November 2016, he formed his first-class debut for Trinidad and Tobago in the 2016–17 Regional Four Day Competition. On 31 January 2017, He made his List A debut for Trinidad and Tobago in the 2016–17 Regional Super50.

On 4 August 2017, He made his Twenty20 debut for  Trinbago Knight Riders in the 2017 Caribbean Premier League. He was selected in the Cricket West Indies B Team squad for the inaugural edition of the Global T20 Canada tournament in June 2018.

He was named in the West Indies Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for series against India in October 2018. On 4 November 2018, he made his (T20I) debut for the West Indies against India. Khary Pierre took 11 wickets in CPL 2018. 


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