Here are the five bowlers who were the quickest to reach the 100-wicket mark in IPL

Kagiso Rabada broke the history books with the crucial scalp of Wriddhimaan Saha

The ace quick for Punjab Kings, Kagiso Rabada who has been terrorizing the batters for a while now, etched his name into the ruffled pages of history as he shattered the long-standing record of one of the finest bowlers to have ever featured in the glistening antiquity of the IPL, Lasith Malinga.

The feat occurred during the ongoing match between the Punjab Kings and the Gujarat Titans as he claimed the dangerous looking Wriddhimaan Saha who has managed to pile up 30 by then. With the scalp of Saha, he became the fastest bowler in the history of the IPL to claim 100 wickets.

Kagiso Rabada reached the mark of 100 IPL wickets in just his 64th game wherein Lasith Malinga bagged the feat in his 70th IPL game. There are a couple of Indian bowlers in the mix too, that features the likes of Harshal Patel and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Here is a list of the five fastest bowlers in the history of IPL to claim 100 wickets.

#1 Kagiso Rabada – 64 matches

The experienced South African quick has been in intimidating form throughout the history of the tournament as he continues his rampant spree of leaving the batters in ultimate agony.

Despite a silent 2022, he has managed to come back stronger in the latest edition of the tournament and pairing up with Nathan Ellis he can be an absolute game-changer for the Punjab Kings in the ongoing season of the tournament.

#2 Lasith Malinga – 70 matches

The fast bowler from Sri Lanka is someone who was always held in the highest regards in terms of the bowling line-ups.

No wonder, he achieved this feat in just 70 matches, showcasing his bowling flair and his accuracy for executing those toe-crushers with clinical precision.

#3 Bhuvneshwar Kumar – 81 matches

Plying his trade for two IPL franchises where he was a part of Pune Warriors India previously following which he joined the ranks of Sunrisers Hyderabad, he has managed to claim the feat in 81 matches.

He is also one of the primary bowlers in the Indian fast bowling set-up and the fact that he is doing well in the IPL will boost his confidence for the upcoming WTC finale.

#4 Harshal Patel – 81 matches

Another ace quick who has been a part of this feat for the Delhi Capitals where he ideally was a bench warmer, his reckoning arrived for the likes of Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Dotingly known as Mr. Purple Patel, he is one of the most effective users of swing bowling against the batters that leave them entangled in a knot of oblivion.

#5 Rashid Khan – 83 matches

Touted as one of the finest in the craft of bowling in the shortest format of the game, Rashid Khan has a history of hitting the timbre or the batters’ pads way too frequently.

He is a mystery that is still being made an attempt to crack down and unless things work out for the ones who are wielding the willow, life is going to be as slick as silk for Rashid Khan.

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