Sohail Tanvir is the only Pakistani bowler to win the purple cap in IPL. 2008 was the only season in which Pakistani players featured in the IPL and left-arm medium-fast bowler Sohail Tanvir made the most of this opportunity. Playing under Shane Warne for the Rajasthan Royals.
Tanvir was the first winner of the Purple Cap. Although he played only 11 of Royals’ 16 games, he took 22 wickets in the season. His skipper Warne followed him closely with 19 wickets from 15 games.