A dot ball is a ‘not all that regularly observed’ ware in T20 cricket in an organization where the batsmen hope to truck around the bowlers directly from the beginning.
In T20 cricket, dot balls resemble gold residue, particularly in the demise overs. Dot balls will in general heap pressure on the batsmen which drives them to evaluate discharge shots that achieve excusals.
In the IPL, we’ve seen various bowlers opening into the function of death bowlers for their establishments with their abilities and varieties. The significance of dot balls over the 20 overs is unrivaled. In this article, we view five bowlers who have enrolled in the most number of dot balls in IPL history.
5. Piyush Chawla (1109 dot balls)
At the fifth spot comes leg spinner Piyush Chawla. Chawla has included in every single period of the IPL. He is a helpful bowler who can hold the scoring rate under tight restraints. His skiddy activity combined with his capacity to camouflage ‘an inappropriate un’ with faultless flawlessness makes him an intense weapon in the munitions stockpile of his group.
Chawla has played 156 matches in the class and has bowled upwards of 1109 dot balls in IPL cricket. He is additionally the fourth most noteworthy wicket-taker in IPL history, scalping 150 wickets at a normal of 27.14.
The leg spinner has offered his administrations to Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders before and will show up for three-time champions Chennai Super Kings in the 2020 release of the alliance. Chawla is likewise helpful with the bat and can strike a couple of healthy blows at the fag end of the innings.
4. Amit Mishra (1111 dot balls)
Veteran spinner Amit Mishra has regularly worked in the powerplay overs for whichever side he has spoken to in the IPL. With the ball close by, Mishra is known to turn the ball the two different ways, while his googly has bewildered the absolute greatest names in the IPL.
The 37-year-old spinner started his IPL profession with the Delhi Daredevils before he moved to the now-outdated Deccan Chargers in 2011. Mishra then included for the Sunrisers Hyderabad for a very long time before he got back to the Delhi Capitals in 2015.
Remarkably, Mishra likewise holds the record for the most cap stunts throughout the entire existence of the IPL with three to his name. From 147 matches, Mishra got 157 wickets at an economy of 7.35 RPO and has likewise bowled an aggregate of 1,111 dot balls.
3. Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1124 dot balls)
The right-arm pacer is likewise the main bowler in IPL history to have won the pined for Purple Cap grant in two sequential releases of the competition (2016 and 2017). Kumar has bowled upwards of 1124 dot balls in the 117 IPL games.
Kumar stands sixth in the rundown of wicket-takers with 133 scalps to his name in IPL cricket. The Indian pacer will keep on completing the new ball obligations for the Hyderabad outfit in 2020 IPL. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is only 30 years old and has a lot of cricket left in him.
2. Lasith Malinga (1155 dot balls)
A standout amongst other passing bowlers throughout the entire existence of the game, Lasith Malinga has ended up being a monstrous distinct advantage for the Mumbai Indians in the IPL with his toe-pounding yorkers.
Malinga has 170 IPL wickets from only 122 games at an economic pace of simply 7.14 RPO. He is the highest wicket-taker in the competition. Malinga’s best season so far came during IPL 2011 when he got 28 wickets from 16 matches.
With 1,155 dot balls to his name, Malinga has demonstrated consistently concerning why he’s truly outstanding in the business. With Malinga missing this year’s IPL, Jasprit Bumrah, and Trent Boult have to lead together at MI this season. The Rohit Sharma-drove side could well be in conflict for one more IPL title.
1. Harbhajan Singh (1,249 specks)
Harbhajan Singh has bowled an enormous 1249 dot balls in IPL history. He keeps on being a significant individual from the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) bowling assault.
Singh was carrying out his specialty with the Mumbai Indians for the initial 10 periods of the IPL. The veteran off-spinner participated in 160 matches in IPL cricket. He is the third-most elevated wicket-taker in the association with 150 scalps to his name. Despite the fact that the turn blowing away legend is 40 years old; he keeps on turning the ball with innocent excitement.