In an exciting test match between India and England in year 1964, Team India’s one of the unpopular bowler Bapu Nadkarni made a record that no other cricketer has broken yet.
If you are a cricket lover then you would hardly have heard of him, so let’s introduce him today. The name of this player is Bapu Nadkarni. The economy rate of his bowling was 1.67. This person has scored 131 Dot Balls bowling records in a Test innings in international cricket.
Bapu Nadkarni didn’t give any single run in 131 balls against England in year 1964. Nadkarni bowled 32 overs and out of that he threw 27 over Maiden and gave only 5 runs. The match was a draw but Team India’s bowler Bapu Nadkarni made a record in this match which hasn’t been broken yet.
Nadkarni kept England’s batsmen in full swing so that they could not get out. Bapu had an economy run rate of 0.15 in this innings.
When it comes to the world’s most economical bowlers, he comes to fourth in this list. England’s William Atwell (10 Test matches, economy rate 1.31), England’s Clif Gladwin (8 Test matches, economy rate of 1.60) and South Africa’s Trevor Godard (41 Test matches, economy rate of 1.64), Nandkarni Are on the top spot.