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.
Uganda’s slow left-arm bowler, Frank Nsubuga has the most maiden overs in his name in T20 internationals with maidens in 44 matches. But Nsubuga belongs to a non-test-playing nation.
One of the greatest white ball cricketers, Bhuvneshwar Kumar tops the chart in terms of bowling the most maiden overs in 20 internationals among test-playing nations, 10 in 87 games. With his sensational swing bowling, Kumar has claimed 90 wickets in 87 matches to date.
Star Indian bowler Jasprit Bumrah gets 2nd place on 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.
Oman bowler Bilal Khan occupies 4th place on the list. Having played 46 T20 internationals, Bilal took 71 wickets at a good average of 16.91. 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 the 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 97 wickets in 78 games with 6 maidens in his pocket.
Bhuvnehwar Kumar has the most maidens in his T20I career (10).
Praveen Kumar has bowled the most maidens in IPL (14).
Top 10 Players with Most Maiden Overs In T20 International
|F Nsubuga (UGA)||44||45||13|
|B Kumar (IND)||87||90||10|
|J Bumrah (IND)||60||70||9|
|G Ahmedi (GER)||27||27||9|
|B Khan (OMAN)||53||71||6|
|N Kulsekara (SL)||58||66||6|
|M Rahman (BAN)||78||97||6|
|S Bin Zafar (CAN)||29||33||6|
|S Thakor (TAN)||31||38||6|
|H Singh (IND)||28||25||5|
|H Ali (PAK)||50||60||5|
|DT Johnston (IRE)||30||32||5|
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