In the ongoing test series between England and India Jasprit Bumrah has unexpectedly made an outrageous batting record, know about the most expensive over in international test cricket history and top 5 list
He has smashed Stuart Broad all over the park in the 84th over of the first innings. Let’s talk about the Top 5 most expensive overs in Test cricket.
Most Expensive Over In International Test Cricket Match History Top 5 Full List And Jasprit Bumrah World Record
5. Shahid Afridi vs India (Harbhajan Singh) 27 Runs
The boom-boom Afridi who was known for his incredible ball striking took on the Indian off-spinner in 2006. Afridi smashed 4 consecutive sixes in an over of Harbhajan Singh. It was raining sixes at the Gaddafi stadium as Shahid Afridi scored 103 runs which consisted of 7 sixes. The turbanator looked helpless against Afridi as he was in his zone that day.
4. Keshav Maharaj vs England (Joe Root) 28 Runs
The South African left-arm off-spinner took on the former English captain Joe root in 2020. Keshav scored 3 fours and 2 sixes against a handy off-spinner joe root. He even scored a half-century in that game after coming at no. 7. He picked up 4 wickets in the same innings at the Port Elizabeth.
3. George Bailey vs England (James Anderson) 28 Runs
The Aussie right-handed batter scored the highest in an over of ashes series. In the 2013 ashes series, Bailey smacked one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time for 28 runs in an over. The carnage happened in the final over of Australia’s second innings as Clarke declared once the lead went past the 500 mark at the WACA.
2. Brian Lara vs South Africa (Robin Peterson) 28 Runs
One of the most prolific batsmen of his time Brian Lara belted 28 runs against off-spinner Robin Peterson. Lara ferociously smashed 2 sixes and 4 fours in an over of left-arm spinner of South Africa in 2002 at the Wanderers.
1. Jasprit Bumrah vs England (Struat Broad) 35 Runs
The most unexpected and outrageous records of Jasprit Bumrah came while he had the bat in his hand, not Ball. His incredible hitting came against Stuart Broad. Broad has bowled the most expensive over in 2 formats of T20I and Test. Broad gave away 35 runs in an over on which 6 runs were given by extra.