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IPL 2019: With 26 wickets, Tahir grabs Purple Cap from Rabada


HYDERABAD: Chennai Super Kings' leg-spinner Imran Tahir on Sunday pipped compatriot Kagiso Rabada to emerge as the perfect wicket-taker successful the coveted 'Purple Cap' within the Indian Premier League.

Incidentally, Tahir also become the oldest participant at 40 to win the 'Purple Cap' within the league.


The ace wrist spinner edged previous Rabada, who grew to become out for Delhi Capitals sooner than damage curtailed his campaign, when he flummoxed Mumbai Indians' Ishan Kishan within the ultimate of the cash-rich league for his 26th wicket.


Tahir picked up 26 wickets in 17 suits at a measly economic system fee of 6.66.


Prior to the summit showdown of the 12th edition, pacer Rabada led the charts with 25 wickets in 12 suits sooner than again damage ended his campaign.


Tahir returned with figures of two/23 in 3 overs, also selecting up the wicket of Suryakumar Yadav, but even so Kishan.


Kishan went for a slog sweep however best edged it, and Suresh Raina took a very simple catch at level. His first wicket of the sport got here in his first over itself when Suryakumar within edged the ball on to the stumps.


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