Indian Premier League is one of the most celebrated T20 cricket leagues around the world. Along with having world-class batters, the IPL is renowned for its deadly bowlers, who are the bane of many batsman’s existences. Let’s discuss about the top five bowlers in the IPL in terms of dot balls in this blog.

List of 5 Bowlers with the most dot balls in IPL History

Harbhajan Singh

The former Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh is ranked first among IPL spinners in terms of the number of dot balls. In the IPL, he has tossed 1268 dot balls. The right-arm spinner has participated in 163 games and taken 150 wickets at an average of 26.86 in those games. He has a 7.07 economy.

All forms of cricket are no longer played by Bhajji. He has played for the Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, and Kolkata Knight Riders, three IPL teams.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, a right-arm fast bowler from India, is ranked second on the list of IPL bowlers with the most dot balls. He has currently delivered 1267 dot balls in the IPL. The right-arm bowler has participated in 132 games in all, taking 142 wickets at an average of 25.26 and 7.30 respectively. In the IPL, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has played for the RCB, PWI, and SRH teams.

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin, a right-arm spinner and all-arounder from India, is ranked third among bowlers in the IPL for most dot balls. In the IPL, he has tossed 1265 dot balls. Ashwin has participated in 167 games and was fortunate to take 145 wickets at an average of 27.2 and a 6.91 economy rate. Ashwin has participated in the IPL for four different teams: Delhi Capitals, Rising Pune Super Giants, Kings XI Punjab, and Chennai Super Kings.

Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine, a right-arm spinner for the West Indies, comes in at number four on the list of IPL bowlers with the most dot balls. He has currently delivered 1249 dot balls in the IPL. In 134 IPL games played, the right-arm spinner managed to grab 143 wickets at an average of 24.53 and a 6.74 economy rate. He has only played for Kolkata Knight Riders since 2012 and has been an important member of the team since then.

Lasith Malinga

On the list of IPL bowlers with the most dot balls, Lasith Malinga is listed in fifth place. The former right-arm bowler from Sri Lanka has 1155 dot balls to his credit in the IPL. He has 170 wickets picked up successfully for an average of 19.80 and a 7.14 economy rate.

He stopped playing cricket in all of its forms. He has only ever represented Mumbai Indians in the IPL. This was crucial in helping Mumbai Indians win the championship.

List of other bowlers with most dot balls in IPL.     

RankPlayersMatchesOversWicketsDot BallsAverageEconomy
1Harbhajan Singh163569.21501,26826.867.07
2Bhuvneshwar Kumar132491.31421,26725.267.3
3Ravichandran Ashwin1675831451,26527.86.91
4Sunil Narine134520.21431,24924.536.74
5Lasith Malinga122471.11701,15519.87.14
6Amit Mishra154540.51661,15423.977.35
7Piyush Chawla165545.41571,15127.397.88
8Praveen Kumar119420.4901,07636.127.72
9Dale Steyn95362.4971,02225.856.91
10Ravindra Jadeja200501.112798730.047.61

Conclusion We would only conclude by saying that we have IPL is a fun T20 league where both the bowlers and the batters compete to amuse the IPL fans.

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