IPL 2018: Basil Thampi records most expensive spell in Indian Premier League history

By: Sports Desk |
Published: May 17, 2018 11:01:38 pm

Basil Thampi had an off day against RCB. (Source: BCCI)

Sunrisers Hyderabad seamer Basil Thampi has registered the most expensive spell in the history of Indian Premier League after conceding 70 runs in four overs against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Thursday. Prior to Thampi, Ishant Sharma held the unwanted record with figures of 64/0 in four overs for SRH against CSK in 2013. Thampi was entrusted with the responsibility of bowling in the powerplay but he succumbed to the pressure and gave away 37 runs in his first two overs. He later came back for two more overs towards the end and ended up conceding 33 more. Thampi is renowned for his abilities to hit the deck hard and bowl the toe-crushing yorkers at will but against RCB he missed his line and length consistently and…

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