Most Maiden Overs in World Cup 2024

Jasprit Bumrah

During the World Cup, legendary bowlers have demonstrated their talent by bowling maiden overs. Because they demonstrate a bowler’s skill at managing the game and preventing the opposition from scoring, and fans adore these moments. 

Hence, after witnessing jaw-dropping maiden overs during the Cricket World Cup history, cricket fans are excited for 2024 as well. Fans are on the edge of their seats, always anticipating the next amazing most maiden overs in World Cup 2024, as each delivery holds an exhilarating experience. 

Well, cricket is an all-time favorite for fans out there, and everyone is familiar with the fact that T20 betting allows fans to bet on anything from individual performances to match results, capturing the thrill of fast-paced cricket action. Every T20 league game is made even more exciting and suspenseful by the growing passion for betting on them. 

Therefore, we will discuss most maiden overs in the Cricket World Cup in this article. Where you people will be entertained as we examine the thrilling moments and incredible bowlers who left their imprint in this area of the game and created the highest sixes innings in the World Cup.  

Most Maiden Overs in World Cup 2023  

The 13th edition of cricket’s premier competition is the 2023 ODI World Cup. Even though India will host the World Cup for the fourth time in its history in 2023, the Men in Blue have already won the championship twice. 

With an amazing nine maiden overs in eleven matches, Jasprit Bumrah has emerged as the bowler with the most maiden overs in the ODI World Cup 2023.  

Besides, Josh Hazlewood has been a standout performer, amassing 8 maidens in 11 games. Hence, several other leading bowlers have made the most maiden overs in World Cup 2023, which are mentioned below. 

No 

Bowler 

Team 

Maidens 

Matches 

Ovs 

R 

Wkts 

1 

Jasprit Bumrah 

IND 

9 

11 

91.5 

373 

20 

2 

Josh Hazlewood 

AUS 

8 

11 

93.1 

449 

16 

3 

Kagiso Rabada 

SA 

7 

9 

72.5 

364 

13 

4 

David Willey 

ENG 

6 

6 

51 

259 

11 

5 

Aryan Dutt 

NED 

6 

9 

77.3 

426 

10 

6 

Trent Boult 

NZ 

6 

10 

91 

504 

14 

7 

Mohammed Siraj 

IND 

6 

11 

82.3 

469 

14 

8 

Lungi Ngidi 

SA 

6 

8 

60.3 

355 

10 

9 

Mohammad Nabi 

AFG 

4 

9 

61.3 

254 

8 

10 

Ravindra Jadeja 

IND 

4 

11 

93.3 

398 

16 

11 

Mitchell Santner 

NZ 

4 

10 

92.4 

449 

16 

12 

Mohammed Shami 

IND 

4 

7 

48.5 

257 

24 

13 

Dilshan Madushanka 

SL 

4 

9 

78.2 

525 

21 

14 

Taskin Ahmed 

BAN 

3 

7 

55 

305 

5 

15 

Lockie Ferguson 

NZ 

3 

7 

54 

301 

10 

16 

Mehidy Hasan Miraz 

BAN 

3 

9 

72 

402 

10 

17 

Matt Henry 

NZ 

3 

7 

54.2 

315 

11 

18 

Shaheen Afridi 

PAK 

3 

9 

81 

481 

18 

19 

Mustafizur Rahman 

BAN 

3 

8 

65.4 

398 

5 

20 

Dushmantha Chameera 

SL 

3 

4 

31.2 

196 

2 

Most Maiden Overs in World Cup 2022

Player 

Team 

Mat 

Wkts 

Maid 

Bhuvneshwar Kumar 

India 

6 

4 

3 

Adil Rashid 

England 

7 

4 

1 

Wayne Parnell 

South Africa 

5 

5 

11 

Wanindu Hasaranga 

Sri Lanka 

8 

15 

1 

Fazalhaq Farooqi 

Afghanistan 

4 

3 

1 

Jan Frylinck 

Namibia 

3 

3 

1 

Tim Southee 

New Zealand 

6 

7 

1 

Tendai Chatara 

Zimbabwe 

7 

4 

1 

Brandon Glover 

Netherland 

3 

7 

1 

Haris Rauf  

Pakistan 

7 

8 

1 

Players With the Most Maiden Overs in the World Cup (1975-2019) 

The World Cup’s first three editions were 60-over competitions. In the 50-over format, each bowler was limited to 12 overs, as opposed to 10 in the previous format.  

India’s left-arm spinner Bishan Singh Bedi bowled in just a few innings during the inaugural Cricket World Cup in 1975, yet he recorded 14 maiden overs. Throughout the World Cup event, no bowler could bowl more than 14 maiden overs. 

The full list of players who bowled the most maiden overs during the World Cup from 1975 to 2019 is provided below:  

Year 

Name 

Maiden Over 

Innings 

Team 

2019 

Jasprit Bumrah 

9 

9 

India 

2015 

Trent Boult 

14 

9 

New Zealand 

2011 

Tim Southee 

9 

8 

New Zealand 

2007 

Chaminda Vaas 

15 

10 

Sri Lanka 

2003 

Glenn McGrath 

18 

11 

Australia 

1999 

Shane Warne 

13 

10 

Australia 

1996 

Glenn McGrath 

10 

7 

Australia 

1992 

Derek Pringle 

15 

8 

England 

1987 

Phil DeFreitas 

12 

8 

England 

1983 

Bob Willis 

19 

7 

England 

1979 

Majid Khan 

8 

4 

Pakistan 

1975 

BS Bedi 

14 

2 

India 

Moreover, the anticipation is mounting as the cricket world eagerly awaits the venue announcement for the 2024 Cricket World Cup, with speculation buzzing about which country will have the honor of hosting this prestigious tournament. Well, it is scheduled to be held in the United States from 1 to 29 June 2024.  

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  

Q.1 How much is the most maiden overs of Jasprit Bumrah in world Cup 2023? 

The most maiden overs of Jasprit Bumrah in world Cup 2023 were “Nine”.  

Q.2 Who had the least maiden overs in history?  

Tim Southee and Jasprit Bumrah had the least maiden overs in history.  

 

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