Sunil Narine was the new owner of the Purple Cap after Matchday 10 of IPL 2018 on Monday. Rajasthan’s Sanju Samson, meanwhile, retained his Orange Cap with 178 runs from three matches.
Narine also became the 11th bowler in IPL history to take 100 wickets when he cleaned up South African Chris Morris during the KKR-DD game at the Eden Gardens.
After conceding 11 runs in his first over, the KKR spinner returned in the 11th over to remove Morris to reach the milestone.
With that wicket, Narine joined Lasith Malinga, Amit Mishra, Piyush Chawla, Harbhajan Singh, Dwayne Bravo, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Vinay Kumar, R Ashwin and Zaheer Khan in the 100-wicket club.
One ball later, the West Indian trapped Vijay Shankar in front of the wickets to continue his celebrations. In his next over, Narine had Mohammed Shami caught by Andre Russell and further improved his bowling figures (3/18).
Those three wickets helped him join Mayank Markande on 7 wickets. However, on account of a…