5 Players With Most Ducks In T20 Cricket In 2021

Updated - 05 Jul 2021, 07:03 PM

Nicholas Pooran
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Due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, the year 2020 observed very few cricket games around the world. Many Tests, ODI, and T20I series were either canceled or postponed due to the pandemic. Moreover, the time and venues of many T20 cricket franchise leagues were also affected due to the pandemic.

The situation improved in some parts of the world in 2021 but countries like India and Pakistan had to postpone their domestic T20 leagues like Pakistan Super League 2021 and Indian Premier League 2021 due to Covid-19.

However, compared to last year, more cricket matches have been played in 2021 so far. Many bilateral series in international cricket and few T20 cricket franchise leagues have been successfully organized this year.

Getting out for duck is a humiliating moment for any player in the game of cricket. In 2021, there are few players who were out for duck multiple times while batting in T20 cricket. In this listicle, we take a look at the 5 players with the most ducks in T20 cricket in 2021.

5 Players With Most Ducks In T20 Cricket In 2021

5. Mahedi Hasan- 4

Mahedi Hasan
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Mahedi Hasan takes the 5th spot in this list with 4 ducks in T20 cricket in 2021. The Bangladesh cricketer was gone for a duck 2 times during Sri Lanka vs New Zealand T20I series 2021. Out of the three T20Is, the right-handed batsman was dismissed without scoring a run in the 1st T20I in Hamilton and 3rd T20I in Auckland.

The 26-year-old player also faced two ducks in Dhaka Premier League 2021. Hasan played for the Gazi Group Cricketers team in the domestic T20 tournament of Bangladesh in the 2021 season. He faced 2 ducks in the tournament out of 15 innings.

4. Glenn Maxwell- 4

Glenn Maxwell, T20 Cricket, Big Bash League
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Glenn Maxwell also accounts for 4 ducks in T20 cricket in 2021 and gets the 4th spot in this list. The Australia batsman faced 3 ducks while playing in The Big Bash League 2020-21. The right-handed batsman played for Melbourne Stars in Australia’s franchise T20 league. He was dismissed by opposition without managing a single run on three occasions out of the 13 innings he played.

Maxwell’s 4th duck arrived in IPL 2021. The 32-year-old batsman joined Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise in IPL 2021. He was gone for a duck in one match against Punjab Kings. Maxwell scored 223 runs in 6 games for RCB during the tournament.

3. Nadif Chowdhury-5

Nadif Chowdhury, T20 Cricket, Dhaka Premier League
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Bangladesh cricketer Nadif Chowdhury takes the 3rd spot in this list with 5 ducks in T20 cricket so far in 2021. All of the 5 ducks of Nadif Chowdhury arrived in Dhaka Premier League 2021, which is a domestic T20 tournament in Bangladesh.

The 34-year-old batsman played for Mohammedan Sporting Club in Dhaka Premier League 2021. Out of 14 innings, he was gone for a duck in 5 games. The right-handed batsman scored 176 runs in the tournament at an average of 14.66. He had a strike rate of 114+ and his highest knock in the tournament was 57 runs.

2. Rashid Khan- 5

Rashid Khan
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Afghanistan cricketer Rashid Khan gets the 3rd spot with 5 ducks in T20 cricket in 2021 so far. The leg spinner was gone for a duck three times in IPL 2021. The 22-year-old is part of Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2021. Out of 4 innings in IPL 2021, he could score a single run in 3 innings and lost his for a duck.

Khan also faced a duck once in Big Bash League 2020-21 this year. Playing for Adelaide Strikers in Big Bash League 2020-21, Khan got out for a duck two times out of which one occurred in 2021. His 5th duck came in an international T20 match. The Afghanistan player got out for 0 in a T20I match against Zimbabwe in March 2021. It was the third T20I of the three-match series between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe.

1. Nicholas Pooran- 5

Nicholas Pooran
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Nicholas Pooran takes the top spot in this list with 5 ducks in 2021 while batting in T20 cricket. His first duck arrived in March 2021 in a T20I match against Sri Lanka. The West Indies player for out without scoring a run in the 1st T20I of the three-match series between West Indies and Sri Lanka.

The left-handed batsman got out for a duck 4 times in IPL 2021. The 25-year-old represented Punjab Kings in the tournament. Out of 6 innings, Pooran lost his wicket for a duck in 4 games. He scored only 28 runs in 6 innings in IPL 2021 with the highest score of 19.