The T20 format is usually considered the most suitable for the batters. We have shown such supremacy by the batters from all over the world. In particular, if we talk about IPL, batters often come hard on the opposition bowler. It won’t be wrong to say that a game can be turned in a single over. Here in this article, we will see the Top-10 most expensive overs in the history of IPL that changed the momentum completely for the batting team.
Harshal Patel (37 runs)
This right-arm medium bowler of Royal Challengers Bangalore had a dream run in IPL 2021. He bagged 32 wickets in 15 matches. However, in a match against Chennai Super Kings, Harshal Patel conceded 37 runs in an over, most by any bowler in an over in the history of IPL. Ravindra Jadeja smashed 5 sixes and 1 four in the over.
P Parameshwaran (37 runs)
In 2011, bowler P Parameshwaran of Kochi Tuskers Kerala conceded 37 runs in an over against Royal Challengers Bangalore that also includes a no-ball. West Indian batter Chris Gayle smashed 4 sixes and 3 fours in the over. This is the joint-most expensive over in the history of IPL.
Daniel Sams (35 runs)
Recently in TATA IPL 2022, we witnessed one of the most expensive overs in IPL when Daniel Sams of Mumbai Indians leaked 35 runs in an over against Kolkata Knight Riders that cost Mumbai in losing the match. Pat Cummins hammered Sams all over the ground hitting 4 sixes and 2 fours in an over.
Ravi Bopara (33 runs)
In 2010, Kings XI Punjab right arm medium bowler Ravi Bopara conceded 33 runs in an over against Kolkata Knight Riders. West Indian left-hand batter Chris Gayle smashed 4 sixes in an over. Along with that Bopara conceded 7 extras in the same over making it one of the most expensive overs in the history of IPL.
Parwinder Awana (33 runs)
In IPL season 2014, another bowler of Kings XI Punjab conceded 33 runs in an over. This time Parwinder Awana leaked 33 runs in an over against Chennai Super Kings. Indian left-hand batter Suresh Raina smash five fours in an over that includes a no-ball as well.
Rahul Sharma (31 runs)
In the 21st match of 2012 IPL, leg spinner Rahul Sharma leaked 31 runs in an over playing for Pune Warriors against Royal Challengers Bangalore. In the 13th over of the innings, Rahul Sharma bowled first ball to Saurabh Tiwari who took a single. Then came Chris Gayle who smashed five sixes in next five balls making the over 6th most expensive in the history of the league.
Dwayne Bravo (30 runs)
Most experienced bowler in the history of IPL and the highest wicket taker of tournament Dwayne Bravo concede 30 runs in an over in 2016 playing for Gujarat Lions against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Virat Kohli smashed 30 runs in the final over of the innings before getting out on the last delivery.
Sam Curran (30 runs)
In 2021, left-arm medium pacer Sam Curran leaked 30 runs in an over against Kolkata Knight Riders playing for Chennai Super Kings. Curran was bowling a superb spell until Pat Cummins came and ruined his party. Cummins smashed 30 runs including 4 sixes and a four in the over.
Sheldon Cottrell (30 runs)
In 2020, in a match between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan middle order batter Rahul Tewatia showed his batting skills and smashed 30 runs in an over against Sheldon Cottrell. Tewatia smashed 5 sixes in the over making it one of the most expensive over in the history of IPL.
Shivil Kaushik (30 runs)
Left-arm chinaman Shivil Kaushik was one of the bright starts of IPL. However, in a match against Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2016 he leaked 30 runs in an over playing for Gujarat Lions. Virat Kohli smashed 30 runs including fours sixes and 1 four in the over.
- Who bowled the most expensive over in the history of IPL?
In 2021, Harshal Patel bowled the most expensive over in the history of IPL conceding 37 runs in an over.
2. Who conceded maximum runs in an over in TATA IPL 2022?
In TATA IPL 2022, Daniel Sams of Mumbai Indians leaked 35 runs in an over against Kolkata Knight Riders.
3. When did P Parameshwaran conceded 37 runs in an over?
In 2011, P Parameshwaran conceded 37 runs in an over while playing for Kochi Tuskers Kerala against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
4. Which bowler in Top-10 expensive overs list conceded most runs by extras?
Ravi Bopara conceded 7 extras in an over in 2010 playing for Kings XI Punjab against Kolkata Knight Riders