Jasprit Bumrah claimed a world record in his debut Test match as captain as he scored 35 runs off Stuart Broad in the 84th over on day two of the rescheduled fifth Test against England at Edgbaston on Saturday. Bumrah smashed Broad for four fours, two sixes and picking up a single from the eight-ball over which also included a no-ball and five wides.
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The previous most runs scored in a Test over was 28, a feat achieved three times in the format’s 145-year history.
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The next best are West Indies legend Brian Lara, who smashed left-arm spinner Robin Peterson for 28 runs at Johannesburg in 2003, Australia’s George Bailey, who hit James Anderson for 28 at Perth in 2013, and Keshav Maharaj, who also scored 28 runs off Joe Root at Port Elizabeth in 2020.
Here is the full list –
|35||J Bumrah (4w4nb644461)||S Broad||India v England||Birmingham||2022|
|28||B Lara (466444)||R Peterson||West Indies v South Africa||Johannesburg||2003-04|
|28||G Bailey (462466)||J Anderson||Australia v England||Perth||2013-14|
|28||K Maharaj (44466b4)||J Root||South Africa v England||Port Elizabeth||2019-20|
|27||Shahid Afridi (666621)||Harbhajan||Pakistan v India||Lahore||2005-06|
|26||C McMillan (444464)||Younis Khan||New Zealand v Pakistan||Hamilton||2000-01|
|26||B Lara (406664)||D Kaneria||West Indies v Pakistan||Multan||2006-07|
|26||M Johnson (446066)||P Harris||Australia v South Africa||Johannesburg||2008-09|
|26||B McCullum (466046)||R Lakmal||New Zealand v Sri Lanka||Christchurch||2014-15|
|26||H Pandya (446660)||P Pushpakumara||India v Sri Lanka||Pallekele||2017|
|25||A Roberts (46266L)||I Botham||West Indies v England||Port-of-Spain||1980-81|
|25||B Sutcliffe (66061) and R Blair(600)||H Tayfield||New Zealand v South Africa||Johannesburg||1953-54|
|25||N Astle (666L0) and C Cairns (41)||A Caddick||New Zealand v England||Christchurch||2001-02|
|25||R Sarwan (44444nb40)||M Patel||West Indies v India||Basseterre||2006|
|25||AB de Villiers (66661w)||A McDonald||South Africa v Australia||Cape Town||2008-09|
|25||L Taylor (.nb41666) and J Patel (1)||N Hauritz||New Zealand v Australia||Hamilton||2009-10|
Here is how the over went –
Bumrah hooked the first ball of the over for four off a top edge and the next delivery saw a bouncer soar over wicketkeeper Sam Billings’ head for five wides.
Then came the six from a no-ball — worth seven runs in total — off another top edge.
Broad’s following delivery, a full toss that came close to a no-ball on height, was smashed through mid-on for four.
An edged four to fine leg took India past 400 before Bumrah swung himself off his feet hitting another boundary.
Bumrah remained unbeaten on 31 off 16 balls and added 41 for the last wicket along with Mohammed Siraj (2) as India ended their first innings on 416 in 84.5 overs, with Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja top-scoring with 146 and 104 respectively.
(With inputs from Agencies)
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