Adelaide bowlers bundled out Sydney for just 15 runs
Do you know who are the 5 most economical bowlers in the world?
Peter has taken six wickets while spending just five runs in T20
New Delhi. A historic match of Big Bash League 2022-2023 was played on Friday between Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers in Sydney. In this match, the Sydney team was reduced to just 15 runs in 5.5 overs. In this plight of Sydney, three bowlers of Adelaide were responsible. The team was particularly hurt by Henry Thornton and Wesley Austin Agar.
While bowling 2.5 overs, Thornton spent three runs and took five wickets. At the same time, Agar made four batsmen his victim by spending six runs in his two overs. Apart from this, Matthew Short got a breakthrough.
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Let us tell you that despite this excellent bowling in T20 cricket, Henry Thornton and Wesley Austin Agar are not included in the list of top five most economical bowlers. The top five most economical bowlers in T20 cricket are as follows-
The record of taking the most wickets while bowling the most economical in T20 cricket is in the name of Nigerian cricketer Peter Aho. Aho had wreaked havoc against Sierra Leone on 24 October 2021 at the Lagos Cricket Ground. In this match, while bowling 3.4 overs, he made six batsmen his victim by spending just five runs.
The name of Indian fast bowler Deepak Chahar comes in second place. Chahar did a heart-wrenching bowling against Bangladesh on 10 November 2019 in Nagpur. In this match, while bowling 3.2 overs, he made six batsmen of the opposition team his victim by spending seven runs.
In the third place comes the name of Dinesh Nakrani, a player of Indian origin playing for the Ugandan cricket team. Nakrani bowled well against Lesotho on 19 October 2021 in Kigali. In this match, he bowled four overs. During this, he got six successes while spending seven runs.
The name of former Sri Lankan spinner Ajantha Mendis comes in fourth place. On 18 September 2012, Mendis completely shocked the Zimbabwe team in Hambantota. In this match, while bowling four overs, he took six wickets by spending eight runs.
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The fifth name in this special list comes from Namibian cricketer Johannes Jonathan Smith. Smith bowled well against Uganda on 10 April 2022 in Windhoek. During this, while bowling four overs, he took six wickets by spending four runs.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 16, 2022, 19:10 IST