Most economical 4-over spells in Men’s T20 World Cups

The T20 World Cup 2024 has been incredible as the bowlers have dominated for the majority of the tournament. Be it on the tricky pitches of the USA or the slow-spinning tracks of the West Indies, top bowlers of the world have showcased their class and dominated the batters. The best example of this bowling masterclass was provided by New Zealand’s Lockie Ferguson who bowled four maiden overs against Papua New Guinea.

After this performance, let us look at the m ost economical   spells in Men’s T20 World Cups

Most economical 4-over spells in Men’s T20 World Cups

Lockie Ferguson vs PNG

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The New Zealand pacer Lockie Ferguson has one of the best bowling spells in T20 history. The Kiwi speedster bowled four maidens while picking up three wickets to restrict PNG to a modest total of 78. Ferguson dismissed Assad Vala, Chad Soper and Charles Amini.

Saad Bin Zafar vs  Panama

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Alongside Ferguson Canada’s Saad Bin Zafar also bowled four maidens in his spell. Playing against    Panama , he  finished his spell with 4-4-0-2. Talking about the game, the Maple Leaves posted a total of  245 with  Rayyan Pathan scoring a ton. Then with the ball,  Saad Bin Zafar dismissed Panama’s opening pair of  Salim Guzman and  Rizwan Mangera while bowling four maidens.

Nuwan Kulasekara vs Netherlands

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In the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 match against the Netherlands, Kulasekara set a then-record for the most economical bowling spell in a T20I or T20 World match. He bowled two overs without conceding a run. On the back of this spell, the Dutch were bowled out for 43. In his spell, Nuwan Kulasekara ended with figures of 2-2-0-1 as dismissed Stephan Myburgh. Similar figures were also achieved by Canada’s Junaid Siddique against Belize in 2021 and Malaysia’s Virandeep Singh against Bhutan in 2022.

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