maiden over

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Synonyms for maiden over

(cricket) an over in which no runs are scored


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Noorul Riaz was the pick of the bowlers ending with figures of 4 for 46 off 9 overs including a maiden over whilst Guru Prasanna picked up 2 wickets conceding 18 runs off 5 overs one of which was a maiden over.
More than 56 years later Ron was called in to bowl in a big match and delivered seven maiden overs - so called when the opposing batsmen fail to score a single run.
Watson and Ryan Harris pulled off five straight maiden overs before breaking their partnership.
If they have played three- four maiden overs, they get aggressive so that they don't come under pressure," he pointed out.
Allowing senior batsmen to use every opportunity to increase their record of maiden overs;
The suspension followed a sting operation by Britains News of the World claiming that several Pakistani players took money from a bookmaker to bowl deliberate no-balls and bat maiden overs. Salman and Aamer had their appeals against suspension rejected in October, while Asif withdrew an initial appeal.
I can just imagine the team talk: "Get out there, lads, and bowl a few maiden overs, get yourselves a leg before - but whatever you do, wear a protective box and make sure you don't get caught behind."
Bowling three maiden overs, he gave away only 22 runs in the stipulated 10 overs.
Graeme Swann, whose breezy 47 not out from 40 balls in the morning session helped push England beyond 400, bowled five maiden overs in a row from the Cathedral Road end.
Northop were skittled for just 44 as Llion Jones snapped up 5-0 in four maiden overs! Halkyn Seconds had an 81run win over St Asaph Seconds, posting 175-9 (Paul Roberts 40, Paul Fleming 4-35).
The 51 fours and two sixes formed a major chunk of the Pakistan total as England's all-seam attack strayed in direction all day and bowled just nine maiden overs between six bowlers.
Agarwal hailed Holder's bowling spell as he scalped three wickets and bowled six maiden overs. He returned with the figure of 3-39.
Chris Woakes began with three maiden overs, catching the scoreless KL Rahul off his own bowling in his second.
Experienced discarded Pakistan slow left-armer Zulfiqar Babar, off-spinner Daniyal Rajput both captured two wickets apiece after left-arm speedster Taj had bowled a couple of maiden overs in which he picked up two wickets.
Mavi, who delivered three successive maiden overs in Pakistan's chase, threw the ball back in from the fine-leg beoundary because he was slightly overbalanced and completed a stunning catch to dismiss Muhammad Zaid Alam.