Most Maiden Overs in IPL
Bowling dot balls in IPl is a difficult job for any bowler and bowlers who ball maiden overs are those who are consistent with line and length. Bowlers with most maiden overs in the IPL history have been also successful in taking wickets and have a very good economy rate.
Top 5 Bowlers with the Most Maiden in IPL History
#5. Dhawal Kulkarni
Dhawal Kulkarni has been a household name in the domestic circuit and has done well in the Ranji trophy as well as shown his quality while playing for India A. Dhawal has been consistent in the IPL and on his day he is as good as any top bowler of world cricket. Dhawal Kulkarni has 8 maiden overs in the IPL and it fifth in our list for bowlers with most maiden overs in the IPL. He was played 90 matches and has 86 wickets to his name in IPL.
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#4. Sandeep Sharma
Sandeep Sharma has evolved over time with KXIP and his effective Yorkers at the death overs have been spot on. He was released by KXIP and in the following auction of 2018 SRH bought him to strengthen their bowling even further. He has 95 wickets in 79 matches in the IPL and has bowled 8 maiden overs in the league. He is amongst those players who do their job quietly and rarely come in the limelight. His strike rate 7.81 is very good when you consider the fact that he bowls upfront with the new ball and comes back at the death overs to restrict the opponents.
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#3. Lasith Malinga
The highest wicket-taker in the history of IPL is at number three in the list for the Most Maiden in IPL history. Malinga and his yorkers are good enough to get any batsmen out, he can single-handedly turn the game on its head with his fierce bowling. He has bowled 8 maiden overs in the IPL and has 170 wickets in 122 games. Lasith Malinga will once again be ready to roar for the Mumbai Indians in 2020 IPL. Lasith is placed above them in the list due to his better economy, strike rate, and as he is the highest wicket-taker in the league.
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#2. Irfan Pathan
The left-arm Indian medium-pacer came into the limelight when he took a hat-trick in the first over of a test match against Pakistan in 2006. The younger Pathan brother has been effective with both bat and bowl in his career. He can swing the ball either way and has had his say in IPL as well. Irfan Pathan has 80 wickets in 103 matches in the league. He has bowled 10 maiden over in IPL history which makes him 2 in the list for most maiden overs in IPL history. His stats show his quality and he might have retired from the game but has always been around with commentary and stuff.
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#1. Praveen Kumar
The right-arm medium pacer Praveen Kumar has been a force to reckon with both Internationally as well as in the IPL. His ability to swing the ball as well as his consistent line and length have troubled even the greatest batsmen in the world. Praveen has played for various franchises in the IPL( RCB, MI, KXIP, and SRH). The veteran bowler has bowled 14 maiden overs in IPL. He has played 119 matches and has 90 wickets to his name.