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Top 10: Most Wickets against Delhi Capitals (DC) in IPL History

The Delhi Capitals (earlier Delhi Daredevils) is one of the underachieving teams in the IPL. However, their performance has been improving across departments since the last few seasons.

Over the years, the Capitals have had the services of some of the finest batters, like Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, David Warner, and Rishabh Pant. Despite the power-packed batting lineup, DC batters have struggled in front of a few opponent bowlers.

This article will glance at the top 10 bowlers with the most wickets against Delhi Capitals in IPL.

Most Wickets against DC in IPL History

PlayerInningsWicketsBBIAverage
Piyush Chawla24264/3224.26
Jasprit Bumrah20254/1422.44
Ravichandran Ashwin22243/2322.37
Harbhajan Singh22244/1723.45
Dwayne Bravo22233/3323.13
Sunil Narine22234/1324.65
Lasith Malinga13225/1314.22
Yuzvendra Chahal19223/2724.22
Ravindra Jadeja28213/930.38
Rashid Khan15203/718.15

Key Insights

Piyush Chawla became the first bowler to scalp 25 wickets against the Delhi Capitals in the IPL. 

Lasith Malinga’s bowling average of 14.22 is the best among the bowlers with 15+ wickets against the Capitals. The former Mumbai Indians speedster pocketed 22 wickets in 13 innings.

When it comes to the economy rate, Rashid Khan is the superior bowler. The leg spinner gives away 6 runs (6.05) per over against DC. (Check out Rashid Khan’s IPL stats here.)

Also Read | The Top Five Leg Spinners in IPL History 

While Jaydev Unadkat has the best strike rate against Delhi among the bowlers with a minimum of 15 wickets. The left-arm pacer strikes a wicket after every 11 balls (11.15).

4 bowlers have picked up a five-wicket haul each against the Delhi Capitals, with Malinga having the best bowling figures of 5 for 13. Apart from him, Unadkat, Varun Chakravarthy, and Mark Wood have a fifer.

More than 35 bowlers have taken 10 or more wickets against DC in IPL history.

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