Purple Cap: Yuzvendra Chahal is getting tough challenge from this bowler, these are the top five bowlers to take the most wickets

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As the journey of the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League progresses, the battle for the Purple Cap is getting interesting. So far, Rajasthan Royals spin bowler Yuzvendra Chahal has a purple cap on his head. He has taken 18 wickets in eight matches. Yuzvendra Chahal is now facing a tough challenge from Kuldeep Yadav of Delhi Capitals. 

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He is now just one step away from Chahal in terms of taking wickets. Kuldeep Yadav has come close to Yuzvendra Chahal by taking four wickets in the match played against Kolkata Knight Riders on Thursday. Kuldeep now has 17 wickets in IPL 15.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad's Umran Malik and T Natarajan also remained in the top five with 15 wickets each. Both have impressed with their bowling. KKR fast bowler Umesh Yadav is also not far behind Umran Malik and T Natarajan in terms of taking wickets. He has taken 14 wickets in 9 matches.