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Some costliest bowling spells in cricket ODI

  • During Oct 2015 ODI between India and South Africa. Bhuvneshwar Kumar figures 10-0-106-1. He lost his ability to swing the ball while trying to bowl at faster pace. His was hit for 12 fours and 6 sixes
  • Jason Holder of West Indies conceded figures of 10-2-104-1 against South Africa in 2015. He was new captain and was hit for 76 runs in 21 balls by AB de Villiers who hit 162 in 66 balls.
  • Dawlat Zadran of Afghanistan returned figures of 10-1-101-2 versus Australia at Perth in 2015. Although he started well by taking the wicket of Aaron Finch early on. In 30th over was hit for 2 fours and 2 sixes.
  • Brian Vitori of Zimbabwe returned dismal figures of 9-0-105-1 against New Zealand at Napier in 2012. He was hit for 12 fours and 6 sixes. Brendon McCullen hit 119 off 88 balls. His strike rate against Brian was 233.
  • Tim Southee of New Zealand against India 10-0-105-0 in the year 2009 in the Christchurch. Sachin hit him for four fours and one six before retiring hurt at 163.
  • Mick ¬†Lewis of Australia between Australia and South Africa in 2006 Johannesburg. His figures 10-0-113-0. He was hit for 13 fours and 4 sixes. Graeme ¬†Smith and Herschelle Gibbs attacked him from beginning.
  • Muttiah Muralitharan against Australia 10-0-99-0 in 2006 at Sydney. Ponting and Symonds hit 237 partnership against Sri Lanka. He conceded 73 runs in 48 balls to the pair. He was the most expensive one day bower at that time.
  • R.Vinay Kumar against Australia in 2003 returned figures of 9-0-102-0. He is the first bowler from India to concede 100+ runs in ODI. Incidentally the match was won by India.
  • Ashantha De Mel of Sri Lanka returned 10-0-97-1 against West Indies at Karachi in 1987. Vivian Richards hit 181 off 125 balls. The gentleman never played test cricket after that.
  • Martin Snedden of New Zealand Mick against England at Oval between in 1983. His figures 12-1-105-2. No bowler had conceded more than 87 runs except him till 2000.

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