(Photo) Umesh Yadav holds the Purple Cap in IPL 2022


Aryan Surana

KKR pacer Umesh Yadav is the leading wicket-taker of the 2022 Indian Premier League season so far, with eight wickets to his name from three matches at an average of 7.37 and an excellent economy of 4.91. Four of those scalps came in a six-wicket win against Punjab Kings in Mumbai. He is followed by express quick Avesh Khan of Lucknow Super Giants with seven, with four of those transpiring in his Player-of-the-Match performance against Sunrisers Hyderabad.