Given the demanding nature of the T20 format, it becomes imperative for any bowler to concede as few runs as possible.
Ahead of IPL 2021, Sportstar takes a look at the most economical bowlers in the history of the tournament.
1. Rashid Khan
Afghanistan’s Rashid is blessed with immaculate technique. The leg-spinner, who is almost unplayable on his days, enjoyed a memorable 2018 campaign with Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) when he picked up 21 wickets.
In his 62-match IPL career, he has maintained an economy rate of 6.24. He has conceded 1,537 runs and picked up 75 wickets.
2. Anil Kumble
The legendary spinner is one of the best India has ever produced. Kumble, now retired, enjoys an enviable economy rate of 6.57. The leg-break bowler has conceded 1,058 runs while scalping 45 wickets.
3. Glenn McGrath
One can safely bet their life on McGrath accurately maintaining his line and length throughout…