This edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) turned out to be a run-fest. However, we witnessed some brilliant display of bowling which further elaborated that Twenty20 cricket is not all about batting powerhouse.
Many bowlers turned out to be spectacular with Kings XI Punjab’s (KXIP) Andrew Tye earning the Purple Cap award with 24 wickets. Meanwhile, other than Tye, many bowlers showed their mettle in the recently culminated domestic professional T20 league.
Read More – Player Points in IPL 2010
However, after rigorous action for two months, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won the much-coveted title. They defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by eight wickets – to lift the cup for the third time at the Wankhede Stadium.
In addition, the summit clash also witnessed some brilliant bowling with as many as two bowlers bowling maiden overs.
In a game, where every dot is counted as unique, six consecutive dot balls are precious for any team. But, this time around, the spectators witnessed quite a few maiden overs in this edition of the cash-rich league.
Also Read – Points Table in IPL 2011
Also, here is the list of bowlers with maiden overs in this league:
13th Match: Trent Boult (Delhi Daredevils) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Batsman: Chris Lynn
20th Match: Deepak Chahar (Chennai Super Kings) vs Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Batsmen: Ricky Bhui/ Manish Pandey (Wicket Maiden)
23rd Match: Rashid Khan (Sunrisers Hyderabad) vs Mumbai Indians (MI), Batsman: Hardik Pandya
24th Match: Shardul Thakur (Chennai Super Kings) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Batsmen: Virat Kohli/AB de Villiers (Wicket Maiden)
24th Match: Dwayne Bravo (Chennai Super Kings) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Batsman: Corey Anderson
26th Match: Amit Mishra (Delhi Daredevils) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Batsmen: Andre Russell/Shivam Mavi (Wicket Maiden)
35th Match: Yuzvendra Chahal (Royal Challengers Bangalore) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Batsman: Shane Watson
49th Match: Ben Stokes (Rajasthan Royals) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Batsman: Sunil Narine/Chris Lynn (Wicket Maiden)
56th Match: Lungi Ngidi (Chennai Super Kings) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Batsmen: KL Rahul/Chris Gayle (Wicket Maiden)
Final: Lungi Ngidi (Chennai Super Kings) vs Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Batsman: Kane Williamson