Most maiden overs in the history of T20 World Cups

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Most maiden overs in the history of T20 World Cups

Maiden in a T20 match is not a normal thing. It means you are restricting players from scoring runs. An economical bowler is always rated high than a wicket taking bowler in T20 cricket. In this article we will tell you players who bowled most maiden overs in T20 World Cups.

#5 Rangana Herath

Former Sri Lankan spinner, Rangana Herath played 10 matches of T20 World Cups in his career. He bowled 3 maiden overs in those 10 matches and took 13 wickets.

#4 Nuwan Kulasekara

Former Sri Lankan right arm medium fast bowler, Nuwan Kulasekara played 18 matches of T20 World Cups in his career. He bowled 3 maiden overs and took 17 wickets in his T20 World Cup career.

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#3 Mohammad Amir

Pakistani left arm fast bowler, Mohammad Amir who has returned from his retirement to play the upcoming T20 World Cup for Pakistan is at No.3 on our list. He played 17 matches of T20 World Cups in his career in which he bowled 3 maiden and took 17 wickets.

#2 Ajantha Mendis

Former Sri Lankan bowler Ajantha Mendis is among highest wicket takers of the T20 World Cups. He played 21 matches in T20 World Cups in which he bowled 3 maidens and took 35 wickets. He is at No.2 on our list because he took more wickets than the other three.

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#1 Harbhajan Singh

Former Indian off spinner, Harbhajan Singh is at No.1 spot on our list. Harbhajan played 18 T20 World Cup matches in his career. He took 16 wickets and conceded 468 runs in those 18 matches. He bowled 4 maidens overs in his T20 World Cups career.

Anay Pareek joined Sports Big News in 2019. He is an avid cricket fan who finds deep joy in the intricacies of the game. Through his keen observation and deep appreciation for cricket, he aims to incorporate the same level of accuracy in his writings. He predominantly covers the IPL, World Cup and cricket leagues.