Over the last 11 seasons in the Indian Premier League (IPL), bowlers have played a crucial role in the successful campaigns of the franchises.
Without a quality bowling set-up, it is difficult to win a competitive league like IPL.
The next edition of IPL could be another term dictated by match-winning bowlers.
Here we list the bowlers who can win the prestigious Purple Cap.
The IPL 2019 could be held abroad with South Africa being the likely venue.
This would happen due to the upcoming elections.
As a result, top quality bowlers, with experience, could prove to be pivotal.
Further, Australian and English players are set to leave for World Cup preparations post April end.
This leaves us with only a few names who can dictate the proceedings.
The New Zealand pace sensation could turn the tide in the favor of Delhi Capitals this season.
A hot property in world cricket, Boult possesses all the attributes of a modern day bowler.
Boult ended 2018 with a bang, as he ripped apart Sri Lanka with nine wickets in the recently concluded Test.
In IPL 2018, Boult snapped up 18 wickets from 14 matches.
Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah could have a major impact in the cash-rich league in 2019.
JB created a storm this year with 48 Test scalps to his name.
All of his wickets came in overseas conditions.
He can be the star for Mumbai Indians, if the tourney is held in South Africa.
JB took 17 wickets for Mumbai in IPL 2018 season.
Afghanistan's Rashid Khan has ruled T20 cricket in the last couple of years.
Currently, he is plying his trades in the Big Bash League.
Rashid picked up 22 T20I wickets in 2018.
The versatile spinner was instrumental for Sunrisers Hyderabad last season. He ended up with 21 wickets.
And this time too, he could be effective. Rashid can be the architect of SRH's campaign.
Sunil Narine has been one of the best performers in IPL.
In the last couple of years, the experienced campaigner has turned himself into a dangerous all-rounder. Narine amassed 17 scalps in IPL 2018.
Kuldeep Yadav has been supreme for India and KKR.
His consistency is remarkable. The left-arm spinner has weaved his magic, last year, as he took 17 wickets in IPL 11.
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