BBL: Among so many T20 leagues across the world, the Big Bash League has made its name among the top. The BBL is currently among the best T20 leagues in the world right now. Top players from around the world like to make their presence felt in this competition. Stars batters and premium bowlers feature in this league. That’s what makes the BBL so interesting.
This league offers the chance to its fan to watch some big names coming against each other. That is why is has got a fan-following all over the world. However, a T20 format is always hard for the bowlers. But there are some, who know to play with the batters. In this article, we will cover the list of bowlers with most maidens in BBL history.
5. Ben Dwarshuis (3 maidens)
So far in the BBL, four bowlers have bowled three maidens in history. So, veteran pacer Ben Dwarshuis is ranked fifth on the list. He made his BBL debut in 2014 for the Sydney Sixers and since then, he has been part of the league. Dwarshuis is also the fourth highest wicket-taker in the league. In 83 games, he has taken 102 wickets along with three maidens in his BBL career.
4. Mitchell Johnson (4 maidens)
Former Australian left-arm quick Mitchell Johnson is fourth on the list. Three bowlers have bowled four maidens each in the BBL. Johnson is one of those. The former pacer didn’t play for a long time in the tournament. He played for 2016, 2017 and 2018 season for Perth Scorcher. In his BBL career, he played 19 games and picked up 20 wickets at a decent economy of 6.14. Jonhson also bowled four maidens in 19 games.
3. Jackson Bird (4 maidens)
Veteran Australian pacer Jackson Bird is another bowler with four maidens in the BBL. Bird has been part of the league since 2012 until now. He has played for the Melbourne Stars and Sydney Sixers in this league. Bird has played a total of 72 games in this tournament throughout his career. He has taken 61 wickets at an economy of 7.40 with a best figure of 4/31. He has also bowled four maidens in his career.
2. Josh Lalor (4 maidens)
Josh Lalor, a left-arm pacer from Australia, is one of three bowlers with four BBL maidens in his career. Lalor made his debut in 2012 and has played in every season since then. In his career, he has played for the Brisbane Heat, Melbourne Renegades, Perth Scorchers, Sydney Sixers, and Sydney Thunder. Lalor has played 60 matches and picked up 64 wickets with a best figure of 5/26, including four maiden overs.
1. Kane Richardson (5 BBL maidens)
There is only one bowler in the history of the BBL league who has bowled five maiden overs. And he is none other than the leading pacer from Australia, Kane Richardson. The right-arm pacer is a consistent performer in the league and is also the third highest wicket-taker. He has been with the league since its inception in 2011. Richarson has played for the Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Renegades in this tournament. He has taken 117 wickets in 90 games, along with five maidens.
Most Maidens in BBL T20