Rajasthan Royals pacer Jofra Archer Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami are among the highest wicket-takers in the ongoing Dream 11 IPL 2020 season in the United Arab Emirates.
The Rajasthan Royals, led by Steve Smith, defeated table-toppers Mumbai Indians by 8 wickets in the 45th match of the Dream 11 Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL 2020) released on Sunday, October 25 in Abu Dhabi.
Jofra Archer of Rajasthan Royals showed good work with the ball, taking the wickets of Mumbai opener Quinton de Kock and middle-order batsman Saurabh Tiwari. Archer’s 2–31 figures extended his Dream 11 IPL 2020 wickets to 17 wickets and made him equal to Indian speed guns Jaspreet Bumrah (Mumbai) and Mohammed Shami (Punjab).
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Jofra Archer has played 12 matches for the Rajasthan franchise running in the Dream 11 IPL 2020 season. The English all-rounder has taken 17 wickets in the process at an impressive average of 18.82. He currently trails Delhi daredevils’ South African player Kagiso Rabada (23 wickets from 11 matches) in terms of top wicket-takers of Dream 11 IPL 2020.
The biggest and interesting thing is that Indian fast bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami have also taken 17 wickets this season, looking good. However, Joffra Archer managed to leap in his recent match by taking wickets due to a good spell as the better average is maintained. Archer’s average of 18.82 places him above both Jaspreet Bumrah and Mohammed Shami in the list of top 11 wicket-takers of the Dream 11 IPL 2020, where two Indian pacers are ranked No. 3 and No. 4 respectively at the time of writing this report. . The clan that Jofra Archer caught with one hand to dismiss Ishaan Kishan is praise.
Legi Yuzvendra Chahal of Bangalore is the only spinner in the top five bowlers with 16 wickets this season. He is currently just one wicket away from joining the fast trio of Archer, Bumrah, and Shami in the list of top wicket-takers of Dream 11 IPL 2020. Bowler Chahal has maintained his good position with an impressive average (18.50) as compared to the above three pacers.
Mohammed Shami has played all 10 matches for the Punjab franchise so far in the IPL 2020 season of Dream 11. The right-handed Pacer has taken 16 wickets in the process at an average of 20.37. He is currently behind Delhi’s South African import Kagiso Rabada (21 wickets) in terms of the number of wickets taken in the season.
Meanwhile, Mohammad Shami’s national teammate Jaspreet Bumrah has taken 15 wickets in nine matches for defending champions Mumbai this year. Bumrah has taken one wicket with four wickets at an average of 17.86. Along with Kagiso Rabada, two Indian pacers currently occupy the top three places in the 2020 season of Dream 11 IPL’s highest wicket-takers.
However, Mohammed Shami will once again get a shot in the high jump as he is expected to hit the ground for Punjab in his Dream 11 IPL 2020 to be played against Kolkata on Monday 26 October. The match will be played in Sharjah. A win for Cricket Stadium and Punjab would put them in the top four of the Dream 11 IPL points table. Here is a look at the entire updated Dream 11 IPL points table after 45 updated matches.