maiden over


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maiden over

Cricket an over in which no runs are scored
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Blimey, that contest was so tense that, at one point, amid 13 successive, nerve-jangling maiden overs, one spectator (an Epsom stockbroker called Arthur) gnawed the handle off his brother-in-law's umbrella.
At one stage, every county had a good spin bowler who was able to bowl two maiden overs in a row if that was what his captain had asked.
His splendid spell of 6 for 24 to bowl England out for 46 in Trinidad in 1993 and a series-clinching seven for 25, including nine maiden overs, against Australia at the WACA stands out.
India began with three maiden overs before Cook edged the 19th ball of the innings to the third-man boundary.
After playing and missing more than once during two maiden overs by Khan, Trescothick drove at the 15th ball he faced and edged low to Ben Smith at first slip.
The tourists' good early fielding restricted Middlesex to five boundaries in the first two hours and they bowled 24 maiden overs out of 104.
While Kunal Pandya, with two wickets from two maiden overs, and Ramakrishnan Ramkumar, a former Ranji player from south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, with two for two from 1.
Our team plan was to bowl maiden overs and put pressure on them.
Bowling maiden overs became maidens bowling overs in the Universal Building Society-sponsored County Finals Day down by the Riverside.
Ojha bowled thirty one overs and gave away just 39 runs with l2 maiden overs.
Muscat: Brijesh Patel, with tantalising bowling figures of 5 for 13 off 8 overs, including two maiden overs, helped Al Turki NMC record a 4-wicket win against Enhance in the last edition of the Muscat Pharmacy & Stores LLC-sponsored, 50 overs a side, A Division match played at the Ministry Turf Ground at Al Amerat.
Spinner Rashid kept run-scoring under a tight leash, bowling four maiden overs, when Somerset batsmen needed quick runs.