These top-5 bowlers have bowled the most maiden overs in international cricket: Cricket is said to be a gentleman’s game, there have been many big and great players on the cricket field.
He has raised the credibility of the game to a great extent with his great cricket performance. In such a situation, today we will tell about the top-two bowlers in this article.
Who has made a record of the highest maiden overthrow in international cricket?
1- Muttiah Muralidhar
Sri Lankan cricket team’s former great spinner Muttiah Muralidhar is named number one in this list.
Muttiah Muralitharan has the highest total of 1992 maiden overs in his international cricket. Muralitharan has a world record of throwing 1794 Test matches and 198 maiden overs in ODIs.
Let us tell you that Muralitharan has taken a total of 800 wickets in 230 innings of 133 Tests for Sri Lanka. He has taken 534 wickets in 341 innings of 350 ODIs. He has 13 wickets in 12 innings of 12 T20 matches.
In this list, the name of Shane Warne, former great spin bowler of the Australian cricket team comes in second.
Shane Warne has so far totaled 1871 maidens, including 1761 in Test matches and 110 maidens in ODIs.
If we talk about his international career, he has taken 708 wickets in 273 innings of 145 Test matches for the Australian team.
He has taken a total of 293 wickets in 191 innings of 194 ODIs. Apart from this, he has scored 3154 runs in Test cricket and a total of 1018 runs in ODIs during his batting.
In this list, the former Australian cricket team’s legendary Glenn McGrath comes at number three. Glenn McGrath has totaled 1749 maiden overs during his international cricket.
Former Australian player Glenn McGrath has 1470 in 243 innings of 124 matches in Test cricket and 279 maiden overs in 248 innings of 250 matches in ODI cricket.
In this list comes the name of former legendary spinner Anil Kumble of the Indian cricket team at number four.
Anil Kumble has thrown a total of 1685 maidens in international cricket, putting 1576 maiden in his Test career and 109 maidens in ODI cricket.
If we talk about his international career, he has taken a total of 619 wickets in 236 innings of 132 Test matches for his country.
He has taken 337 wickets in 265 innings of 271 matches in ODI cricket. In addition to this, he has scored 2506 runs in Test cricket and 938 runs in ODI cricket during his batting.
In this list, at number five, the name of former great all-rounder of South Africa cricket team, Sean Pollack.
If we talk about his career, he has taken 4 wickets in 202 innings of 108 Test matches for Africa, 393 in 297 innings of 303 matches, and 15 wickets in 11 innings of 12 matches in T20.