wicket maiden

wicket maiden

n
(Cricket) cricket an over in which no runs are scored with the bat and at least one wicket is taken by the bowler. See also maiden over
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South Shields kept their bowling very tight to restrict scoring opportunities, Matthew Sheppard bowling the only wicket maiden of the competition.
This included a double wicket maiden as Somerset were bowled out for 152 with James Hildreth topscoring with 39.
Jake Ball then opened up with a rare wicket maiden, claiming the key scalp of Iftikhar Ahmed as he mistimed to James Vince at mid-off.
Rafiq was the top scorer with 18 runs, while Ajith bowled a wicket maiden.
Deloitte were limited to 90 for 7, with Shiv Sivanesan taking two for seven which included a double wicket maiden.
Until Finn's wicket maiden, England skipper Cook's gamble was going horribly awry.
New Zealand new cap Mitchell McClenaghan had Richard Levi caught at slip for a duck, bowling a wicket maiden at the start of the South African innings.
Ravi Rampaul (2-37) picked up a double wicket maiden when he claimed the scalps of Kieswetter and Wright as the West Indies made the perfect start.
Mark Alleyne had the rare distinction of bowling a wicket maiden in the sixth over of the Worcestershire innings, dismissing Mason after five dot balls.
The match was now tilting in Corbridge's favour and, with Hayes needing three off the final ball, another run-out ensured - clinching a triple wicket maiden for Robson and giving Corbridge a welldeserved victory.
YORKSHIRE became county champions on a remarkable day at Lord's, with second-placed Middlesex routed for 106 and Ryan Sidebottom grabbing a triple wicket maiden.
His effort - a double wicket maiden, followed by a wicket maiden and then another double wicket maiden - reduced Elland to 122 all out and set up an eight-wicket win for the Oak.