Watch: Bumrah creates world record for maximum runs off a single over in Test cricket

England fast bowler Stuart Broad conceded the most expensive over in Test history, giving up 35 runs



India's Jasprit Bumrah plays a shot off England's Stuart Broad on Saturday. — Reuters
India's Jasprit Bumrah plays a shot off England's Stuart Broad on Saturday. — Reuters

By Agencies

Published: Sat 2 Jul 2022, 3:53 PM

Last updated: Sat 2 Jul 2022, 10:11 PM

India's stand-in captain Jasprit Bumrah bludgeoned hapless England fast bowler Stuart Broad for 29 runs to create a world record for maximum runs off a single over in Test cricket, beating the legendary Brian Lara's feat by one run.

Stuart Broad conceded the most expensive over in Test history, giving up 35 runs.

The world record stayed with Lara for 18 years — he had hit South African left-arm spinner Robin Peterson for 28 runs in a Test match in 2003-04, which included four fours and two sixes off six legal deliveries.

India were all out for a breathtaking 416 in their first innings.Broad had become just the sixth bowler to take 550 Test wickets when he lost his composure by repeatedly bowling too short at Bumrah in a forlorn effort to intimidate the tail-ender.

It was not the first hugely expensive over of Broad’s international career — he conceded 36 runs when India’s Yuvraj Singh hit him for six sixes during a 2007 World Twenty20 match in Durban.


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