Bowling maiden overs in T20 international is an art and not everyone can master it. A bowler has to be very tight in terms of line and length along with variations. In international cricket, you always get high-quality players, and in T20s, wickets are usually in the batter’s favor. So we should be thrilled to know about the bowlers who have bowled the most maiden overs in T20 international.
Star Indian bowler Jasprit Bumrah tops the chart of bowling the most maiden overs in T20 international with 9 maidens in just 60 matches. Bumrah bagged 70 wickets at a decent strike rate of 18.3, while his economy has remained at 6.62, which is incredible.
One of the greatest white ball cricketers, Bhuvneshwar Kumar features in 2nd place in terms of bowling the most maiden overs in 20 internationals, 9 in 81 games.
Oman bowler Bilal Khan occupies 4th place on the list. Having played 46 T20 internationals, Bilal took 63 wickets at a good average of 16.50. Bilal has bowled 6 maiden overs so far, maintaining an economy of 6.41 at the highest level.
Former Lankan swing bowler, Nuwan Kulasekara gets 5th spot in terms of bowling the most maiden overs in T20 internationals (6). Getting 66 wickets in 58 T20Is for Sri Lanka, Kulasekara always tied the hands of batsmen with his swing bowling with the new ball both ways.
One of the best T20 bowlers, the T20 sensation Mustafizur Rahman finds himself in 4th place on this list. The cutters from this Bangladeshi man make the batsmen struggle for runs. Mustafizur has already bagged 94 wickets in 75 games with 6 maidens in his name.
Jasprit Bumrah has the most maidens in T20I career.
Praveen Kumar has bowled the most maidens in IPL (14).
Top 10 Players with Most Maiden Overs In T20 International
|J Bumrah (IND)||57||66||8|
|B Kumar (IND)||81||88||9|
|F Nsubuga (UGA)||32||28||8|
|G Ahmedi (GER)||23||21||7|
|B Khan (OMAN)||46||63||6|
|N Kulsekara (SL)||58||66||6|
|M Rahman (BAN)||75||94||6|
|S Bin Zafar (CAN)||22||28||6|
|H Singh (IND)||28||25||5|
|H Ali (PAK)||50||60||5|
|DT Johnston (IRE)||30||32||5|
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