maiden over


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maiden over

n. Sports
An over in cricket during which no runs are scored.

maiden over

n
(Cricket) cricket an over in which no runs are scored

maiden over

An over in which no runs are scored.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maiden over - (cricket) an over in which no runs are scoredmaiden over - (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored
cricket - a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs
over - (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
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A maiden over was the perfect start for the visitors, but 12 runs from the next two overs, left Stokesley needing seven from the last over.
Bilal Khan was the pick of the bowlers ending with figures of four for 23 in 10 overs including a maiden over while David Samrot ended with two for 43 in 10 overs.
Syed Tariq Hussain maintained a tight line to end with figures of four for 27 in 10 overs one of which was a maiden over. Skipper Khalid Rasheed and Farhan Afzal Khan picked up two wickets each.
The bowlers to be amongst the wickets were Rajesh Ranpura, 3 for 31 off 9 overs, which included two maiden overs, and Syed mir Kaleem, who ended with 2 for 61 off 10 overs, with one maiden over.
Muscat : Abishek Ramesh, with bowling figures of 4 for 36 off 10 overs, including one maiden over, helped Arabian Industries record an easy 87-run win against Times of Oman A in the last match of the Muscat Pharmacy & Stores LLC-sponsored, 50 overs a side, A Division tournament match played at the Ministry of Sports turf ground at Al Amerat on Thursday.
Zeeshan Maqsood followed his batting feat with an equally good bowling performance ending with figures of 3 for 40 off 10 overs one of which was a maiden over whilst skipper Mohammed Nadeem bagged 2 for 64 off 9.4 overs.
was the pick of the bowlers ending with figures of 4 for 23 off 10 overs one of which was a maiden over. Arif Hussain and skipper Mohammed Nadeem picked up two wickets each conceding 24 and 46 runs respectively.
2 for 1 off two overs one of which was a maiden over, Jathin V.
Hard too, to believe that the day begain with four maiden overs and the early dismissal of key man Joe Root, who added just two runs to his overnight 75 before being brilliantly caught at slip by David Warner via bat and pad.
After three maiden overs (which are overs where no runs are put on the board), they embarked on a 110-run partnership, bringing the home team back into play.
Openers Martin Guptill and Henry Nicholls found themselves straitjacketed by India's new ball pair of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah, both of whom began with maiden overs.
Woakes was one of those who brushed off the tension with apparent ease, sending down a remarkable sequence of three successive maiden overs with the new ball, claiming two wickets and one outstanding diving catch on the ropes.