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    • Dwayne Bravo: The nimble-footed Caribbean all-rounder has gobbled up most number of wickets (16) in CLT20 till date, playing for Trinidad and Tobago in 2009 and Mumbai Indians in 2010. And in 2011, he will earn the unique distinction of playing for three different franchises in as many editions when he takes field for defending champions Chennai Super Kings. His best figures so far are 4/23. (AFP)

    • Clint McKay: The Australian, playing for Victoria Bushrangers in 2009 and 2010, has bagged 14 wickets in nine matches with a best of 3/17. However, he won%u2019t have a chance to add to his tally since Victoria haven't qualified for this edition. (Getty Images)

    • R Ashwin: Chennai captain MS Dhoni's go-to man has been a revelation in the CLT20, being the main weapon of his team's bowling arsenal. With a haul of 13 wickets in just six matches so far, he can climb to the top of all-time CL wicket-takers list, with the Super Kings being the leading title-contenders this year as well. His best figures are 4/18. (AFP)

    • Andrew McDonald: After playing the first two seasons for Victoria Bushrangers, the Aussie all-rounder will appear for English champions Leicestershire Foxes in 2011. A steady medium-pacer, McDonald has taken a total of 13 wickets so far in nine outings with a best of 4/21. (Getty Images)

    • Doug Bollinger: He played for champions NSW Blues in 2009, champions Chennai Super Kings in 2010 and will once again be part of defending champions Chennai in 2011. A key player in MS Dhoni's scheme of things, Bollinger so far has a tally of 13 wickets to his name in 12 matches with a best of 3/27. While the numbers may not be striking, his ability to stifle the opposition has scripted many victories for his team. (Getty Images)