Updated: September 25
Bowlers have been an integral part of success for any cricket league. If we talk about the IPL, the importance of foreign bowlers has been a force to reckon with. They have been at par with their counterpart Indian bowlers. Here we rank the top 5 most consistent foreign bowlers in IPL history.
The criterion for this ranking is that the bowler has taken 10 or more wickets in the maximum number of seasons.
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Lasith Malinga is considered the most successive Foreign bowler in IPL history. He is one of the players who has played all his IPL seasons with the same team that is the Mumbai Indians. The highest wicket-taker of IPL, Malinga has scalped 170 wickets in 122 matches.
His best match figure is 5/13. Lasith Malinga retired after the 2019 IPL edition, leaving behind a journey worth cherishing forever. Malinga ranks 1st in the list of top 5 most consistent foreign bowlers in IPL.
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One of the greatest all-rounders of IPL, Dwayne Bravo has picked 162 wickets in 146 matches. His best match figure is 4/22. He has played 9 seasons with CSK after playing for Mumbai during the first 3 seasons. He ranks 4th in the list of highest wicket-takers in IPL history.
Bravo is renowned for his ability to change the pace of the bowl and deceive the batsmen. He is also a very handy batsman coming down the order and tormenting the bowling attack. Dwayne Bravo ranks 2nd in the list of top 5 most consistent foreign bowlers in the IPL.
Sunil Narine is a bowler who has made the batsmen dance to his tune. The West Indies spin magician has been one of the most successful spin bowlers ever played the IPL. He has picked 131 wickets in 126 matches. His best match figure is 5/19.
Narine off late has also been very handy with the bat. He Has opened for KKR in a few games and has given them good starts. Sunil Narine ranks 3rd in the list of top 5 most consistent foreign bowlers in the IPL.
Rashid Khan is one of the best leg spinners currently playing cricket. He started his IPL journey in the year 2017 and has been shining like a star. He is an integral member of the Sunrisers Hyderabad bowling unit.
Rashid khan has picked 87 wickets in 71 matches. His best match figure is 3/7. He is also very handy with the bat coming lower down the order. Rashid khan ranks 4th in the list of top 5 most consistent foreign bowlers in the IPL.
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Chris Morris is one of the most valuable players currently playing in the IPL. He was also the highest-paid player in the 2021 auction getting a bid of 16.25 crore from Rajasthan Royals. Chris Morris has picked up 94 wickets in 78 IPL matches. His best match figure is 4/23.
The multitalented Morris is always an asset to any side. His pace and bounce along with the swing are very lethal. Chris Morris ranks 5th in the list of top 5 most consistent foreign bowlers in the IPL.