SRH vs RR: Trent Boult climbs to 2nd spot for most wickets in the Powerplay in IPL

Trent Boult

New Zealand’s Trent Boult, known for his exceptional bowling skills, has climbed to the second position in the list of bowlers with the most wickets in the powerplay overs of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Trent Boult continues his knack of picking early wickets

Boult, who plays for the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL, has been instrumental in providing early breakthroughs for his team. His ability to swing the ball both ways and his precise line and length have made him a formidable force during the powerplay overs.

In the IPL 2024 season, Boult has taken 16 wickets, surpassing Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s tally of 10 wickets to claim the most wickets in the powerplay. His best performance came in the qualifier 2 match against the Sunrisers Hyderabad, where he picked up three crucial wickets in the powerplay. This performance not only helped the Royals secure a spot in the driver’s seat but also propelled Boult to the second position in the list of most wickets in powerplay of IPL.

Most wickets in the Powerplay in the IPL
71 – Bhuvneshwar Kumar
62 – Trent Boult
59 – Sandeep Sharma
58 – Deepak Chahar
58 – Umesh Yadav
57 – Ishant Sharma

Boult’s journey in the IPL has been remarkable. He has taken a total of 104 wickets in 87 IPL games, making him one of the leading wicket-takers in the tournament’s history. His ability to bowl dot balls, maintain a tight economy rate, and pick up wickets regularly has made him a valuable asset to any team.

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