5 Wicket Haul in IPL: From 2008-2024

5 Wicket Haul in IPL: The Indian Premier League that commenced in 2008 has seen many players who have taken 5 wickets in a single season. Taking wickets in the T20 format is that easy, as the competition gets more challenging day by day.However, there are nearly 32 players who managed to achieve the 5 wicket haul.

In this article, we will focus mainly on the top five players who have taken five wickets in a match. Check it out.

Five Wicket Haul in IPL Overview

Article Name5 Wicket Haul in IPL
Event NameIndian Premier League
Top PlayersJames Faulkner
Official Websitewww.iplt20.com

5 Wicket Haul in IPL

The first name on the list is James Faulkner. He has played for multiple IPL teams, i.e., Gujarat Lions, Kings XI Punjab, Pune Warriors India, and Rajasthan Royals. He is the only player to have taken two five-wicket hauls in a season for the Rajasthan Royals team.

There are 4 more players on the list who, with the help of their exceptional bowling skills, have taken 5 wickets in a season or two. Check the details

IPL 5 Wicket Haul (Top 5 )

NamesYear5 Wicket HaulsAll Time Best
James Faulkner201325/16
Jaydev Unadkat2013, 201725/25
Bhuvneshwar Kumar2017, 202325/19
Akash Madhwal202315/5
Mohit Sharma202315/10

1. James Faulker

Australian player James Faulkner was the only player in the Indian Premier League’s history to take two five-wicket hauls in a single season. He was playing for the Rajasthan Royals when he set this record in 2013. His all-time best is 5/16.

2. Jaydev Unadkat

Jaydev Unadkat
Jaydev-Unadkat (Photo Credit- Scroll.in)

Jaydev Unadkat is the only player on the list who has played for seven teams in the IPL. He is one of the bowlers who has taken five wickets in two different seasons of the IPL: the first in 2013 and the second in 2017. His all-time best is 5/16.

In 2013, he played for the Royal Challengers Bangalore; in 2017, he played for the Rising Pune Supergiants. His all-time best is 5/25

3. Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Photo Credit- IPL t20)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the third player to take a five-wicket haul in two seasons. He has played for two teams in the IPL to date. The first five-wicket haul he took was in 2017, and the second was in 2023.

In both seasons, he played for the Sunrisers Hyderabad team. His all-time best is 5/19.

4. Akash Madhwal

Akash Madhwal
Akash Madhwal (Photo Credit- IPL)

Akash Madhwal played his debut match for Mumbai Indians in 2023. That year, he also got his first five-wicket haul in his IPL career. His total wickets by the end of the season were 14 in 8 matches. His all-time best was 5/5.

5. Mohit Sharma

Mohit Sharma
Mohit Sharma (Photo Credit- Rediff.com)

The last name on the list is Mohit Sharma. He got his first five-wicket haul in 2023, playing for the Gujarat Titans team. By the end of the season, his total wickets were 27 in 14 matches. His all-time best was 5/10.

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Who is the player to take 5 wickets haul two times in a IPL season?

James Faulkner is the first and also the only player to take 5 wickets two times in a season. He created this record in 2013, while playing for the Rajasthan Royals.

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