T20 cricket is an event purely designed for batsmen. Bowlers have to work hard to get their due in this format and if you talk about bowling a maiden over then one has to be very competent to get it. In T20, batsmen tend to score runs in each and every ball. The T20 World Cup is no less than a battleground, every match puts pressure on players. In these circumstances, bowlers who bowl maiden overs are gems. Let’s have a look at the bowlers with the most maiden overs in the T20 World Cup.
Former Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh, who participated in 6 World Cups from 2007 to 2016 has bowled the most maiden overs in T20 World Cup (4) history. Having played 19 matches in this marquee event, Harbhajan claimed 16 wickets.
The 2nd place on the list of the most maiden overs in the T20 World Cup features is Dilhara Fernando, who bowled 3 maiden overs. Fernando bowled 17 overs in 5 matches in the tournament and took 6 wickets.
Former Sri Lankan spinner, Rangana Herath finds himself in third place in terms of taking the most maiden overs in the T20 World Cup (3). Herath Played 3 T20 World Cups from 2012 to 2016 and bagged 13 wickets in 10 matches.
Apart from Dilahara Fernando and Rangana Hearth, Ajantha Mendis, Nuwan Kulasekara, and Mohammed Amir have also bowled 3 maiden overs in the T20 World Cup history.
Harbhajan Singh has bowled the most maiden overs in T20 World Cup (4).
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