This is officially the most expensive over in Test cricket history…Broad has gone for 34 off 5 balls. Record was 28.  Day 2 of the 5th Test between England and India and it turned out to be a very bitter sweet day for England pacer Stuart Broad. The hosts were looking for early wickets after India finished 338/7 at Stumps on Day 1 and after getting a few wickets, the tail started wagging and India started scoring some very important runs for the last wicket.

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Jasprit Bumrah scored 29 runs in a single over – Most runs scored by a batsman in one over in Test history, overtaking Brian Lara’s record.

Most Expensive Over in Test cricket History

World Record Created By Jasprit Bumrah. 34 runs in 5 balls and Broad finally found the yorker on the final ball, ending the over with 35 runs

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. Prior to this, the most expensive over in Test cricket history was just 28 runs and this happened on three different occasions, the batsmen being Brian Lara of West Indies, George Bailey of Australia, and Keshav Maharaj of South Africa.

Several years ago, a young Stuart Broad was smashed for six sixes in an over against India’s Yuvraj Singh at the 2007 T20 World Cup and all those memories would’ve come rushing back to him as he ran into bowl the final ball of that over. Bumrah and co would be super happy though, as they put up a decent final wicket partnership and ended the 1st innings with 416 runs on the board.

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