Bowling dot balls in a T20 match is quite tough when batsmen want to hit bowlers on every delivery. Big bats, flat pitches, short boundaries, it seems like the most things are in favor of batsmen. But, over the years bowlers have found different ways of bowling dot balls and get them out. Dot balls play an important in role T20 matches. They build pressure on batsmen and force them to play big risky shots that may cost their wicket.
This answer may surprise you but it is very true, Praveen Kumar is the bowler who has bowled the most number of dot balls in the history of the IPL. In fact, he also holds the record of bowling the most number of maiden overs (14). He used to be one of the best power-play bowlers. He had the superb ability to swing the ball in the air and move the ball both ways.
One interesting fact that many people don’t know that Praveen bowled the first-ever over in IPL. He represented 5 teams RCB, KXIP, MI, SRH, and GL during his 10-year IPL career. He played 119 games and bowled 1075 dot ball along with 90 wickets.