Most Maiden Overs In IPL

Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (X.COM) Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (X.COM) 

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has revolutionized cricket by providing a global platform for players to showcase their talents, regardless of their backgrounds. While T20 cricket is often seen as favouring batters due to its fast-paced nature and emphasis on scoring runs quickly, bowlers play a crucial role in determining the outcome of matches.

Bowling a maiden over in any format of cricket requires exceptional skill, but it's particularly challenging in the fast-paced environment of T20 cricket. 

In T20s, where batters are often looking to attack from the outset and scoring boundaries is a primary objective, bowlers face immense pressure to deliver precise deliveries consistently.
To bowl a maiden over in T20 cricket, bowlers must display a combination of accuracy, variation, and tactical astuteness. 

In this Article, let's check out the bowlers with the most maiden overs in IPL.

IPL 2024- Most Maiden Overs 


IPL History- Most Maiden Overs 

1Praveen Kumar119147.7336.12
2Bhuvneshwar Kumar146127.325.79
3Trent Boult 84118.326.9
4Irfan Pathan103107.7833.11
5Lasith Malinga12287.1419.8
6Jasprit Bumrah 12087.3923.3
7Sandeep Sharma10487.7726.33
8Dhawal Kulkarni9288.3128.77
9Dale Steyn95 76.9225.86
10Harbhajan Singh16367.0826.87

Top 3 Bowlers With Most Maiden Overs  In IPL

Praveen Kumar

Parveen Kumar has bowled the most maiden overs (X.COM)
Parveen Kumar has bowled the most maiden overs (X.COM)

Praveen Kumar, the former Indian pacer, had a notable career in the Indian Premier League (IPL).He is known for his swing bowling and ability to bowl tight lines. 

Having played for various franchises including Punjab, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Gujarat, Praveen Kumar showcased his bowling prowess in the league. His ability to maintain pressure on the batsmen and bowl economically made him a valuable asset for his teams.

Praveen Kumar's has bowled the most maidens (14) in IPL history. 

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

 Bhuvneshwar is at the second spot with 12 maiden overs (iplt20) Bhuvneshwar is at the second spot with 12 maiden overs (iplt20)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is a significant figure in the IPL tournament. His bowling prowess and consistency have made him one of the standout performers in the league. 

With 170 wickets in 160 innings at an average of 25.86, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has demonstrated his effectiveness as a bowler in the IPL.

Trent Boult

Trent Boult is at the third spot with 11 maiden overs (X.COM)Trent Boult is at the third spot with 11 maiden overs (X.COM)

Trent Boult is at the third spot with 11 maiden overs in 88 innings. He has taken 105 wickets in the league bowling at an economy of 8.29 and an average of 26.54.     

His contributions have been pivotal, particularly during Mumbai Indians' title-winning campaign in the 2020 IPL season. Boult's knack for striking early with the new ball and providing breakthroughs at crucial junctures has been instrumental in shaping his team's success.

Moreover, Boult's skill set, especially his ability to swing the ball both ways and execute pinpoint yorkers, makes him a potent weapon in any bowling lineup.

Q.1 Which player played most maiden overs in IPL?

Answer: Ahead of the 2024 IPL edition, Indian pacer and former Sunrisers Hyderabad bowler Praveen Kumar tops the list for the most maidens in the history of IPL. Praveen bowled 14 maidens in his career.

Q.2 Who has two maiden overs in IPL match?

Answer: Mohammed Siraj became the first bowler to bowl two maiden overs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match. Siraj achieved the feat against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

Q.3 What is a maiden over in cricket?

Answer: A maiden over is an over in which no runs are scored that count against the bowler (so leg byes and byes may be scored as they are not counted against the bowler). A wicket maiden is a maiden over in which a wicket is also taken.

Q.4 Who took the first IPL hattrick?

Answer: The first-ever IPL hat-trick was achieved by Lakshmipathy Balaji for the Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural season of the tournament in 2008. He took three wickets in the last over of the match against Kings XI Punjab, which helped his team to win the match.