West Indies legend Brian Lara has congratulated Jasprit Bumrah for breaking his 19-year-old record. In the fifth test match against England, Jasprit Bumrah holds the record for the most runs in an over in the history of Test cricket. Left-armer Lara held the record for the most runs in an over in 2003 by South African leg-spinner Robin Pietersen with 28 runs in an over.
No player could break this record of West Indies legend Brian Lara for 19 years. But in the fifth rescheduled Test match against England, India captain Jasprit Bumrah scored 29 runs with the bat in an over off Stuart Broad. A total of 35 runs were scored in this over of Stuart Broad.
Brian Lara congratulated Jasprit Bumrah on Twitter after breaking the world record. Lara wrote on Twitter, “Join me in congratulating young Jasprit Bumrah for breaking the record for most runs in an over in Tests. Brilliant!.”
Robin Peterson was saddened to break his own world record for bowling the most expensive over, tweeted and wrote – Due to the breaking of the record
Stuart Broad bowled the most expensive over in the history of Test cricket, Jasprit Bumrah opened the thread
Jasprit Bumrah played the first ball for a four. Five runs from wide off the second ball. The next ball was a no ball and the ball hit the top edge of the bat over the keeper for six runs. Next, on the second ball, Bumrah slogs over mid-on and hits a four. The third ball also hit a four. On the fourth ball too, captain Bumrah hit a four. On the fifth ball, Bumrah hit a six. One run was scored off the last ball and thus 35 runs in the over.