T20 cricket is all about fours and sixes and restricting players from this thing can put the bowling team a step ahead of the batting team. Cricket is always obsessed with milestones and that is why economical bowlers are never appreciated like wicket-taking bowlers. so, in this article, we will see the top 5 bowlers with the most dot balls in the powerplay in T20Is.
#5 Nuwan Kulasekara
Former Sri Lankan right arm fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara is at No.5 on our list. Kulasekara has bowled 324 dot balls in the powerplay in 43 innings of T20Is of his career.
#4 Mitchell Starc
Australian speedster Mitchell Starc is considered one of the best white-ball bowlers in the world right now and his records in T20Is are also amazing. Starc is also a wicket-taking bowler but here we will see his ability to bowl dot balls. Starc has bowled 354 dot balls in the powerplay in 51 T20I innings of his career.
#3 Tim Southee
Kiwi fast bowler, Tim Southee is also one of those bowlers who is not known for his T20I bowling but he is a very quality fast bowler. Despite not having much pace he is highly inclined towards his length and swing. Southee has bowled 368 dot balls in the powerplay in his 68 T20I innings.
#2 Samuel Badree
West Indies bowler Samuel Badree is at No.2 on our list. He is also the only spinner to appear on our list. It is never an easy job for spinners to not concede runs in T20I cricket but the positive thing with Badree is that he was a new ball bowler which allows him to bowl in the powerplay. Badree has bowled 383 dot balls in the powerplay in 50 T20I innings of his career.
#1 Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar is one of the most underrated bowlers in today’s cricket. He is one of the finest bowlers in the world. He is not blessed with pace but variations and swing are the keys to his success. He is probably the most dangerous bowler with the new ball in world cricket right now. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is also a very economical bowler he has bowled 502 dot balls in the powerplay in 65 T20I innings of his career.