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Mujeeb Ur Rahman bowls most expensive spell by a spinner in IPL history

first_imgMujeeb Ur Rehman on Monday became the bowler to concede the most runs by a spinner in an Indian Premier League in Kings XI Punjab’s match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.Mujeeb conceded 66 runs from his quota of four overs, as the likes of David Warner and Manish Pandey smashed the Afghan spinner all around the park.In fact, Mujeeb not only bowled the most expensive IPL figures for a spinner but his spell of was the most expensive IPL figures for an overseas player ever.Mujeeb’s effort on Monday, registered his name on the list of most expensive spells in the IPL, in joint- second spot along with Ishant Sharma – when he was hit for 66 runs by Chennai Super Kings batsmen while playing for SRH back in 2013.The most expensive ever still remains Basil Thampi, who had been blasted for 70 by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (bowling for SRH) last year.Others on that list are Umesh Yadav (who went for 65 runs by RCB against Delhi Daredevils in 2013) and Sandeep Sharma (who went for 65 by KXIP for SRH) in joint-third.The previous worst spell in an IPL game for a spinner and also of an overseas bowler was Michael Neser of Australia, who had conceded 62 runs from his four overs while playing for Kings XI Punjab against RCB in 2013.Warner struck a belligerent 81 off 56 balls with seven fours and two sixes to complete his IPL 2019 campaign with 692 runs, the highest so far in the tournament. Warner’s 8th fifty helped post Sunrisers Hyderabad 212 for the loss 6 wickets in their quota of 20 overs.advertisementIn reply, Kings XI Punjab in their 20 overs could muster a total of 167 for the loss of 8 wickets, as the hosts won by 45 runs.Also Read | Tried to be the best batsman I can be: David Warner after signing off for SRH on a highAlso Read | IPL 2019: R Ashwin pulls out of delivery twice. Was he trying to Mankad Saha?last_img read more