The Asia Cup has witnessed countless battles between batters and bowlers since its inception. Both of them from their respective disciplines have ensured to get the better of the other in the clutch moments, which often proved to be game-changing scenarios. From the bowlers’ perspective, it is important to keep the batsmen in check.
Bowling a maiden over in Asia Cup is not everyone’s cup of tea. In this competition, the batsmen try to express themselves by playing an aggressive brand of cricket. However, some bowlers have pitched in with maiden overs when it mattered the most and helped the team in the need of the hour.
In this listicle, we will now take a glimpse at the five bowlers who bowled the most maiden overs in Asia Cup history (One-Day Internationals).
1. Chaminda Vaas
Chaminda Vaas comes first on the list as he has bowled the most maiden overs in the history of the Asia Cup. The former Sri Lankan bowler delivered as many as 20 maiden overs in the competition’s history. Overall, he took as many as 23 wickets in Asia Cup.
2. Muttiah Muralitharan
Muttiah Muralitharan comes next on the list as he bowled 13 maiden overs in the history of the Asia Cup. Notably, the Sri Lankan bowling great is the leading wicket-taker in Asia Cup history with 30 wickets.
Former Sri Lankan fast bowler Zoysa comes next on the list as he bowled as many as 11 maiden overs in Asia Cup history. He accounted for 14 dismissals in the competition’s history.
4. Abdur Razzak
Abdur Razzak was one of the most effective spinners during the heydays of his career. The former Bangladeshi spinner comes next on the list as he bowled 10 maiden overs. Overall, he took 22 wickets in Asia Cup.
5. Manoj Prabhakar
Former Indian cricketer Manoj Prabhakar comes fifth on the list as he bowled as many as nine maiden overs in the history of the Asia Cup 2023. The former right-arm medium-pace bowler took 8 wickets in Asia Cup.