Indian Premier League teams pick talented uncapped players at the auction in the hope of turning them into productive assets. This not only gives the team a sense of happiness but also gives the uncapped players a sense of morale boost and confidence.
History tells us that the uncapped players who make a surreal impact on the team with their performances are destined to play for the national cricket team. It is no doubt that some uncapped players did make a mark by letting the ball do the talking in IPL.
Today, we will discuss the list of five uncapped players with the best bowling figures in the IPL.
1. Akash Madhwal
Akash Madhwal brought the best out of himself in the Eliminator clash against Lucknow Super Giants in Chennai. The Mumbai Indians’ paceman made use of the conditions to better effect and took five wickets to his name, giving away just 5 runs in 3.3 overs.
2. Ankit Rajpoot
Ankit Rajpoot who played for CSK, KKR, PBKS and RR in the IPL made his mark in the IPL by taking an impressive five-wicket haul against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL 2018 season. While playing for Punjab Kings, he registered a superb bowling spell of 5/14.
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3. Varun Chakravarthy
Varun Chakravarthy is often referred to as the mystery spinner in the IPL. Most batters find it literally tough to read his deliveries. He has already turned out to be a productive asset to the team. He registered 5/20 against Delhi Capitals in IPL 2020 season.
4. Umran Malik
Umran Malik who picked up the brains from Dale Steyn in the IPL made a telling impact with the ball in the IPL 2022 season for Sunrisers Hyderabad. The talented pace bowling sensation registered his best bowling figures of 5/25 against Gujarat Titans in IPL 2022 season.
5. Harshal Patel
Harshal Patel comes fifth on the list as he registered 5/27 against Mumbai Indians. The Royal Challengers Bangalore’s fast bowler bagged an impressive five-wicket haul against the five-time IPL champions in the IPL 2021 season.
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Updated as of May 25, 2023*