Along with the power-hitting batsmen of IPL, bowlers and spinners do have marked their performance in the game. Now the tournament has spinners evolved from the same traditional style spinnings making a way for variations in slow pace bowling.
Though there was not much space for the spinners in the last season, some of them still performed brilliantly, such as Amit Mishra, Lalit Yadav, and Axar Patel of Delhi Capitals.
Below, our IPL betting experts have listed the best spinners in IPL. We do have other IPL guides as well if you would like to know today cricket betting rate.
5. Rashid Khan
A player that captained his international team at the age of 19, Rashid Khan has some achievements under his belt. He holds the record for being the youngest player to top the ICC Players ranking for bowlers in T20Is.
And talking about his bowling career, he’s been the best spinner in IPL since his debut season in 2017. He has played a total of 62 IPL matches where he took 75 wickets at a strike rate of 19.68.
Following his bowling idol Shahid Afridi, Rashid’s signature style is his accuracy. He has the power to put a batsman under pressure with his constant bowling through the air. He’s a fast-paced bowler having tasted several global successes in the T20 format.
Rashid’s IPL stats: Matches- 62, Wickets- 75, SR- 19.68, Economy- 6.24
4. Sunil Narine
This West Indies all-rounder bowler played his IPL debut in 2012 for the KKR, and since then there’s no looking back for him. Sunil’s been ruling the IPL best spinners chart for a long with his bowling variations and tweak in his bowling career.
He’s famously known as the mystery bowler for his different balls grips not letting the defending batsman understand the nature of the ball. He has been named as the Most Valuable Player for his 24 wickets for the KKR that led the team to their maiden IPL title.
Sunil’s IPL stats: Matches- 120, Wickets- 127, SR- 21.93, Economy-6.77
3. Yuzvendra Chahal
This former Indian chess player has represented India in both ODI and Test T20 match formats. He’s one of India’s best leg break right-arm spinners. Chahal’s signature style is not giving the defending batsman an air of relief before bowling his next balls. And he surely has quite a number of bowling variations up his sleeves.
In 2014 while playing for the RCB, he was named man of the match against Delhi Daredevils. Yuzvendra has played 99 IPL matches with 121 wickets at a strike rate of 17.60.
Chahal’s IPL stats: Matches- 99, Wickets- 121, SR- 17.60, Economy- 7.67
2. Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin, an Indian International right-arm off-break bowler who started his IPL career under the captaincy of MS Dhoni and is now part of the Delhi Capitals team.
He’s famous for his carrom ball deliveries and took 29 wickets in a Test Series against Australia. It was a record of the most wickets by an Indian player in a four-match Test-Series. In IPL 2020, Ashwin took 13 wickets for the Delhi Capitals and was ranked as the fourth-highest wicket-taker in the team.
Ashwin’s IPL stats: Matches- 154, Wickets- 138, SR- 23.40, Economy- 6.87
1. Amit Mishra
Amit is an Indian classical leg break spinner and is one of the last players to have that traditional style of spin. After having not much space for him in the international Indian cricket squad, his international career didn’t last long. However, Mishra is the IPL legend.
He beats the batsman in the air and holds the record for most hat-tricks in the IPL history_ 3. Amit is ranked 2nd in the list of IPL highest wicket-takers after Lasith Malinga.
More, he holds the record for being the sixth Indian to take a five-wicket haul at the international debut.
Amit’s IPL stats: Matches- 150, Wickets- 160, SR- 19.75, Economy- 7.34