IPL 2021: From Harbhajan Singh to Dale Steyn, bowlers who bowled over 1,000 dot balls in IPL- The Indian Premier League / IPL is a batting paradise for batsmen. The bowlers are smacked all around the park despite trying everything in their armoury—knuckleball, doosra, bouncer- and it’s the batsmen who always come out on top. Despite the fact, there are a handful of bowlers who have done magnificently well in IPL. Here we look at nine bowlers who have bowled over 1,000 dot balls in the history of IPL:
Harbhajan Singh- 1,249 dots
KKR’s new recruit Harbhajan Singh is on top of the list. He has played for Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in IPL. He is also one of the most economical bowlers in the cash-rich league with an economy rate of 7.05.
R Ashwin- 1,170 dots
Delhi Capitals’ ace spinner R Ashwin holds the record of second highest dot balls in the IPL. He bowls at an economy rate of under 7 rpo.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar- 1,164 dots
Sunrisers Hyderabad pace spearhead Bhvneshwar Kumar also features in the top list of bowlers of most dot balls bowled in IPL.
Lasith Malinga- 1,155 dots
Former Mumbai Indians legend is the highest wicket-taker in the history of IPL. He scalped 170 wickets in 122 matches at an economy rate of 7.14 rpo.
Piyush Chawla- 1,146 dots
Mumbai Indians’ new recruit Piyush Chawla also features in the top 5 list of bowlers with an upper hand over batsmen. He has picked up 156 wickets in 164 IPL appearances till date.
Amit Mishra- 1,129 dots
Delhi Capitals lead spinner Amit Mishra is the only IPL bowler with three hat-tricks. He is also the second-highest wicket-taker in the IPL.
Sunil Narine- 1,118 dots
Kolkata Knight Riders trump card Sunil Narine is one of the difficult bowlers to deal with in the IPL. He also holds the rare feat of bowling over 1,000 dots in the Indian Premier League
Praveen Kumar- 1,076 dots
Former IPL player Praveen Kumar also holds the unique feat. He has bowled 1,076 dots in 119 matches, scalping 90 wickets.
Dale Steyn- 1,022 dots
Owing to his high speed, the South Africa pacer Dale Steyn is one of the toughest bowlers to play in the IPL. He has also completed over 1,000 dots in the cash-rich league. He has scalped 97 wickets in 95 matches.
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