Most Five Wicket Hauls in IPL History [year]

Most Five Wicket Hauls in IPL History

Most Five Wicket Hauls in IPL History [year]

It is generally agreed that batting is more important than bowling in Twenty20 cricket. Nonetheless, there are games where bowlers dominate hitters by taking five in a row or many wickets in a short period of time.

Pakistani pacer Sohail Tanvir took the first five-wicket haul in the history of IPL. On May 4, 2008, during an IPL match, Sohail Tanveer took 6 wickets to his name.

Lakshmi Pathybalaji was the first Indian bowler to take a fifer in an Indian Premier League game. On May 10, 2008, against the Deccan Chargers.

Every bowler may take pleasure in a five-wicket haul in T20 leagues especially in IPL since it indicates the player gave their very best effort. In this article, we take a look at bowlers who took the most five-wicket hauls in IPL history in [year].


Bowler Matches Total Wickets BBF 5W Hauls
James Faulkner 60 59 5/16 2
Jaydev Unadkat 91 91 5/25 2
Yuzvendra Chahal 131 166 5/40 1
Umran Malik 17 24 5/25 1
Sunil Narine 148 152 5/19 1
Sohail Tanvir 11 22 6/14 1
Lasith Malinga 122 170 5/13 1
Ravindra Jadeja 210 132 5/16 1
Wanindu Hasaranga 18 26 5/18 1



  1. James Faulkner – 2

James Faulkner made history in the IPL by being the first bowler to take two hat tricks. In the 2013 IPL season, he had two separate fifers for Rajasthan Royals. Both of these five-wicket hauls came in games when the opposition was Sunrisers Hyderabad. James Faulkner was named the game’s MVP after posting record-breaking bowling stats in an IPL contest.


  1. Jaydev Unadkat – 2

After James Faulkner, Jaydev Unadkat is the only other Indian bowler to achieve five-wicket hauls in the IPL. In the 2017 season of IPL, he set this record. In the 2013 IPL season, he recorded his first five-wicket haul. His excellent bowling earned him the Man of the Match award after.


  1. Lasith Malinga – 1

For Mumbai Indians, Yorker ace Lasith Malinga took the five wickets. In IPL 2011, he set a new benchmark. He finished with five wickets and only thirteen runs allowed while playing for Delhi Daredevils.


  1. Sunil Narine – 1

In the 2012 Indian Premier League, West Indian spinner Sunil Narine claimed five wickets. Against Kings XI Punjab, he had five wickets and only allowed 19 runs. In IPL history, he has taken four wickets more than anyone else.


  1. Arshdeep Singh – 1

In IPL 2021, Arshdeep Singh had a five-wicket haul. In 4 overs, he allowed 32 runs at an economy rate of 8. The young gun also played a vital role in the national team matches after that.


  1. Jasprit Bumrah – 1

In IPL 2022, Jasprit Burmah collected five wickets for the Mumbai Indians. He had a fantastic economy rate of only 2.5, taking five wickets while allowing only 10 runs.


  1. Yuzvendra Chahal – 1

In the 2022 Indian Premier League, Yuzvendra Chahal picked up a fifer giving 40 runs playing against the Kolkata Knight Riders.


  1. Umaran Malik – 1

The speed gun Umran Malik completes his five-wicket haul in IPL 2022 giving just 25 runs. This feat was accomplished while playing for Gujrat Titans.


  1. Adam Zampa – 1

In the 2016 Indian Premier League season, Adam Zampa collected five-wicket hauls against the Sunrisers Hyderabad. He finished the game with six wickets and only allowed 19 runs.


  1. Harbhajan Singh – 1

In the 2011 IPL season, Harbhajan Singh grabbed five wickets and only allowed 18 runs. In a game against the Chennai Super Kings, he pulled this off for the Mumbai Indians.


  1. Ravindra Jadeja – 1

In the 2012 Indian Premier League season, Ravindra Jadeja had a five-wicket haul against the Deccan Chargers. At an economy rate of.04, he took 5/16 with 5 wickets.


  1. Alzarri Joseph – 1

In the 2019 IPL season, Alzarri Joseph collected five wickets. He had a fantastic economy rate of 3.2, taking 5 wickets while allowing only 12 runs.


  1. Bhuvenshwar Kumar – 1

In the 2019 IPL season, Bhuvenshawar Kumar had a five-wicket performance. In four overs, he had five wickets and only allowed 19 runs.


  1. Andre Russell – 1


Andre Russell collected 5 wickets in IPL 2021. This record was set while he was playing for Kolkata Knight Riders against Mumbai Indians.


  1. Amit Mishra – 1

Amit Mishra took 05 wicket haul for Deccan Chargers in 2008. He took 05 wickets for 17 runs against Delhi Daredevils.


  1. Harshal Patel – 1

Harshal Patel took five wickets for 27 runs in IPL 2021. He achieved this record for RCB in a match against Mumbai Indians.


  1. Munaf Patel – 1

Munaf Patel took five-wicket hauls for 21 runs in 2011. He achieves this record for Mumbai Indians in a match against Kings XI Punjab.



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