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Purple Cap in WPL 2024

22 matchesFeb 23 - Mar 17
The Purple Cap is awarded to the highest wicket-taker of a Women's Premier League (WPL) season. The second season of the WPL starts on February 23, with the final scheduled to be held on March 17. The matches will be played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru and the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi. Mumbai Indians and West Indies' Hayley Matthews holds the cap going into the second season, having taken 16 wickets in 10 matches last season. UP Warriorz and England spinner Sophie Ecclestone was second, tied on 16 wickets with Matthews but with a higher strike rate. Matthews' Mumbai Indians teammate and New Zealand all-rounder Amelia Kerr was third with 15 wickets. The second season of the WPL starts on February 23, with the final scheduled to be held on March 17. The matches will be played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru and the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi.
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Purple Cap in WPL 2024

PlayerTeamsWktsAvgOvrRunsBBFECSR3w5wMdns
1RCB1312211574/1279200
2RCB1215261855/22713010
3RCB1223382783/20719200
4DC1116281763/5615102
5UPW1118312073/20617200
6DC1116251813/21713300
7GG1020292072/20717001
8UPW1021302174/19718100
9DC1018251874/20715200
10MI1021272152/14716000
11DC927342442/23722001
12MI921251893/27716100
13MI821281733/18621101
14DC828292252/27722000
15RCB715161096/15613010
SR: Strike Rate, Mat: Matches, Inn: Innings, Avg: Average, BF: Ball faced, BBF: Best Bowling Figures, Wkts: Wickets, RG: Runs Given, Ovr: Overs, Mdns: Maidens, EC: Economy.

WPL Purple Cap FAQs

  • 1. Who had won the Purple Cap in 2023?

    Mumbai Indians and West Indies' Hayley Matthews holds the cap going into the second season, having taken 16 wickets in 10 matches last season.

  • 2. What is the difference between the Purple Caps awarded in the WPL and the IPL?

    There is no difference in terms of what the cap signifies - which is the highest wicket-taker, or the most successful bowler, of the season.

  • 3. Which other players were in the top 3 of the Purple Cap table last season?

    UP Warriorz and England spinner Sophie Ecclestone was second, tied on 16 wickets with Matthews but with a higher strike rate. Matthews' Mumbai Indians teammate and New Zealand all-rounder Amelia Kerr was third with 15 wickets.

  • 4. Who was the highest Indian wicket-taker in the inaugural WPL season?

    Mumbai Indians' Saika Ishaque was the most successful Indian bowler in the inaugural season of the WPL. Ishaque took 15 wickets, finishing fifth overall behind her MI teammates Kerr and Issy Wong due to her inferior strike rate.