IPL 2021: 5 Bowlers With The Most Maiden Overs In The Tournament So Far

IPL 2021: 5 Bowlers With The Most Maiden Overs In The Tournament So Far

Praveen Kumar
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IPL 2021 will soon fill the days and nights of Indian cricket fans with enjoyment. The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League is set to start on April 9, 2021. The tournament will see 8 teams competing in nail-biting matches to lift the trophy. The tournament will kick-off with the first match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The tournament will conclude with the final game on May 30, 2021, at Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmadabad.

The group stage consists of 56 matches. All the matches in IPL 2021 will be played at six venues which are Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmadabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Chennai. The playoffs and final game will be played at Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmadabad. Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals, and Punjab Kings are the 3 out of the 8 teams that eye to win their first IPL trophy in IPL 2021.

Maiden overs are something that helps a bowler to better his economy rate in a match. While maiden overs are quite common in Test cricket, it is a rare phenomenon in the T20 format. Bowling a maiden over in T20 format is a big achievement as it decreases the run rate of the batting team. Although bowling a maiden over in a T20 match is a very tough task, many bowlers have managed to bowl maiden overs in IPL. Here we take a glance at 5 bowlers who have bowled most maiden overs in IPL so far.

IPL 2021: 5 Bowlers With The Most Maiden Overs In The Tournament So Far

Sandeep Sharma

Sandeep Sharma
Sandeep Sharma (Image Credit: Twitter)

Four bowlers have bowled 8 maiden overs in IPL. So, we rank them according to their economy rates. Sandeep Sharma bags the 5th spot with 8 maiden overs at an economy of 7.71. The right-arm pacer Sandeep Sharma played for Kings XI Punjab from IPL 2013 to IPL 2017. Since IPL 2018, he has been part of Sunrisers Hyderabad.

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