Ind vs Eng, 5th Test: Bumrah hits Broad for most runs off one over in Tests
- Indian skipper Jasprit Bumrah hit Stuart Broad for 35 runs in over over on Day 2
- India finished with 416 runs in the first innings
- Broad finished with figures of 89/1
Indian skipper Jasprit Bumrah hit Stuart Broad for 29 runs, plus six extras, in over over on Day 2 of the rescheduled fifth Test at Edgbaston, Birmingham, which is the most in the history of the format. The visitors, who lead the series 2-1, finished with 416 runs in the first innings.
Hitting Broad, who is the first bowler to go for 36 runs in six balls in T20Is, for 29 runs, Bumrah beat legendary Brian Lara's feat by one run. The world record stayed with the West Indies great 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.
Former Australia player George Bailey had also scored 28 in an over but he was behind Lara in terms of boundary count.
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Broad gave away 35 runs and finished with figures of 89/1. The six extra runs came off five wides and a no-ball.
The Indian skipper was not out on 31 off 16 balls with four boundaries and two sixes.
It started with a mistimed hook that went for a boundary, and in frustration, Broad bowled a bouncer that went for five wides.
The next ball was again dug in short and another top-edge got Bumrah seven runs, including a no-ball.
The next three balls were hit for boundaries in different directions -- one through mid-on, one through fine leg and the last one through mid-wicket.
To add insult to his injuries, Bumrah did the proverbial "Bazball" (English cricket's current buzzword that lays emphasis on the attacking intent brought about by new coach Brendon McCullum) with a six over deep mid-wicket.
STAT: Most runs off an over in Test cricket
35 J Bumrah off S Broad Birmingham 2022 *
28 B Lara off R Peterson Johannesburg 2003
28 G Bailey off J Anderson Perth 2013
28 K Maharaj off J Root Port Elizabeth 2020
Here is how the over played:
Ball 1: FOUR
Ball 2: Five wides
Ball 2: no ball + SIX
Ball 2: FOUR
Ball 3: FOUR
Ball 4: FOUR
Ball 5: SIX
Ball 6: 1 run