Rashid Khan of Afghanistan have done wonders in IPL so far. In just two matches in IPL, he has taken his tally of wickets to five. He is now the holder of purple cap in IPL 2017, edging past Imran Tahir who too has taken five wickets in 2 matches so far. But Rashid Khan goes past Tahir as the Afghanistan spinner has a better economy rate than the South African.
Rashid Khan achieved another landmark when he took three wickets for 19 for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL match against Gujarat Lions. He took his tally of wickets to 23 in T20 cricket in 2017 so far. Rashid Khan has played just 10 matches to achieve this tally of wickets at an average of just 7.34.
He is second in the list of wicket-takers in T20 cricket in 2017 so far. He is behind Sunil Narine who has taken 24 wickets @ 23.20 in 20 matches so far.
Note: The tally of wickets is as per April 9, 2017.