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IPL Flashback – Record of the Worst Bowling Figures

September 30, 2020

Written By,

Payel Gosh

IPL is popular for the batting performances. Their quick knocks are the foundation of each group's victories. We know that all the cricket fans love to go to the stadiums and watch the batting performances of their preferred cricketers. The fans also love to see their batsmen giving a hard time to the opponent team bowlers. 

Hence, here is the list of bowlers who has conceded the most runs in a single innings of an IPL match:

Basil Thampi

The most costly bowling in the history of the IPL tournament is from Basil Thampi. He was the young bowler at that point playing for the Sunrisers Hyderabad. In the match against RCB, in May 2018, Basil conceded a total of 70 runs in 4 overs. That cost the group a match. This bowling spell, played at Chinnaswamy Stadium, is the most costly one in IPL history even now.

Mujeeb Ur Rahman

The Kings XI Punjab bowler, who is also the Bangladesh international bowler, Mujeeb Ur Rahman has the record of second costly bowling performance in his name. In 2019, the match against SRH, he gave to the batsman a total of 66 runs in 4 overs. The teams were playing this match at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium.

Ishant Sharma

The bowling of Ishant Sharma is another costly performance from an SRH player. In the match against CSK, Ishant Sharma gave 66 runs in 4 overs without taking any wicket. This was in 2013.

Umesh Yadav

Indian bowler Umesh Yadav is placed in the 4th position in this rundown. In the IPL 2013, while playing for Delhi Capitals, Yadav gave a sum of 65 runs in four overs without taking any wicket. DC was playing this match against RCB at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium on 10 May 2013. This innings from Umesh Yadav is the worst from him in his IPL career and the IPL history as well. After this bowling execution, he has improved a great deal in his bowling and is currently one of the match winners of RCB.

Sandeep Sharma

This is the fifth-worst bowling performance in this list. On 14 May 2014, Sandeep Sharma, the Kings XI Punjab bowler gave the worst performance. In the match against SRH at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, he conceded an aggregate of 65 runs in 4 overs and took one wicket in that match.

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Written By,

Payel Gosh