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IPL 2024: Most Expensive Bowling Spell in IPL History

By Kaif - March 28, 2024 - Last updated on Apr 25, 2024 10:47 AM
IPL 2024: Most Expensive Bowling Spell in IPL History

In IPL 2024, The biggest shameful record in IPL history has been registered in the name of Gujarat Titans fast bowler Mohit Sharma on Wednesday (IPL 2024). Mohit Sharma became the bowler who conceded the most runs in a spell in IPL history.

Basil Thampi got a sigh of relief due to Mohit Sharma, in whose name this shameful record was earlier recorded. Sunrisers Hyderabad fast bowler Basil Thampi had conceded 70 runs against RCB in 2018. So let's know about the 5 Most Expensive Bowling Spells in IPL History.

Most Expensive Bowling Spell in IPL History

# Bowler Team Runs Overs Wickets Econ Opposition Season
1 Mohit Sharma GT 73 04 0 18.20 DC 2024
2 Basil Thampi SRH 70 04 0 17 RCB 2018
3 Ishant Sharma SRH 66 04 0 16 CSK 2013
4 Mujeeb Ur Rahman KXIP 66 04 0 16 SRH 2019
5 Kwena Maphaka MI 66 04 0 16 SRH 2024

6 Most Expensive Bowling Spells in IPL History

6. Umesh Yadav - 65 Runs

Most Expensive Bowling Spell in IPL History

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Umesh Yadav comes at number 5 in this list. On 10 May 2013, playing for Delhi Capitals, he scored 65 runs in a spell of 4 overs at an economy rate of 16.25. In this match, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 183 runs in 20 overs. Whereas Delhi Capitals lost the match by 4 runs.

5. Kwena Maphaka - 66 Runs

Most Expensive Bowling Spell in IPL History

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Kwena Maphaka bowled the most expensive spell on IPL debut: 17-year-old Kwena Maphaka became the third youngest foreign player in IPL history to debut for Mumbai Indians against Sunrisers Hyderabad. He was very happy when he was handed the debut cap. Coming to bowl first against Hyderabad, Mumbai Indians captain Hardik Pandya expressed confidence in him and bowled the first over. He bowled well in two balls of the over and dismissed Mayank Agarwal, but gave a single on the third ball and on the fourth ball, Travis Head, known as the Australian Hurricane, hit a four over cover. It was just the beginning. By the time Hyderabad's innings ended, Maphaka had scored a total of 66 runs and this is an embarrassing record for any bowler in a debut match.

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4. Mujeeb Ur Rahman - 66 Runs

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Mujib ur Rahman of Bangladesh comes at third place in this list. This bowler, while playing for Kings XI Punjab, gave away a lot of runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad on 29 April 2019. He had spent 66 runs while bowling 4 overs. In this match, Hyderabad scored 212 runs in 20 overs. In reply, Punjab team collapsed for just 167 runs.

3. Ishant Sharma - 66 Runs

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Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma is at second place in this list. He is the second bowler to give the most runs in IPL. On 8 May 2013, while playing for Hyderabad, he conceded 66 runs in 4 overs against Chennai Super Kings. Due to their poor performance, Chennai scored 223 runs in 20 overs.

2. Basil Thampi - 70 runs

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Basil Thampi is at number one in this list. The record of giving most runs in IPL is in the name of Basil Thampi. Thampi, playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad on 17 May 2018, scored 70 runs in 4 overs at an economy rate of 17.50 against Royal Challengers. Due to their poor performance, RCB scored 218 runs.

1. Mohit Sharma - 73 runs

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The record of conceding the most runs in a spell in the history of the Indian Premier League has been registered in the name of Gujarat Titans' Mohit Sharma. Mohit Sharma gave 73 runs in four overs in the match between Delhi Capitals and Gujarat Titans held on Wednesday at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Rishabh Pant and Tristan Stubbs scored 31 runs in Mohit's last over, taking his bowling figures to 4-0-73-0.

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