Bumrah v Broad: The Most Expensive Over In Test History

In the recent match that was rescheduled fifth and final Test, Stuart Broad conceded 35 runs off an over. Moreover, this has registered an unwanted world record.

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In the recent match, 

India stand-in captain Jasprit Bumrah scored 29 runs. Later on, Bumrah added a six in extras while Stuart Broad bowled the most expensive over in the history of Test cricket on day two of the fifth Test between England and India at Edgbaston.

This history-making performance happened on Saturday when the Indian team was seen playing well. Furthermore, Broad conceded 35 runs in an over.

And that included five-wides and a no-ball that was hit for a six by Indian captain Jasprit Bumrah.

This young cricketer smashed 29 runs off the over with the bat. Apart from this, he also hit two sixes and four fours. On the last ball of the over, Bumrah succeeded.

Bumrah v Broad: The most expensive over in Test history

And that last ball was worth a risk single. It reached the non-striker’s end successfully.

Additionally, Bumrah began with a four towards fine leg and defeated Zak Crawley at the position. At the time of the second delivery,

Broad bowled a bouncer while wandering off his line for wicketkeeper Sam Billings to collect.

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Things changed from bad to worse for Broad as he conceded a six off a no-ball next. Later, the bowler stuck with the short-pitched length.

And another top-edge off Bumrah’s bat flew over the keeper’s head.

Have a look at the video posted by Sony Sports Network below:


“It was just carnage when Jasprit Bumrah came in. That over off Broad – I’ve never seen anything like it really!” said Sky Sports’ Michael Atherton.

Next, Broad dragged his length and tried for a yorker but it did not turn out in his favor. In response, the Indian captain simply swung the delivery towards mid-on for a four and hit the lengthy ball to one more boundary. 

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At the time of the fourth delivery, Broad switched to around-the-wicket. However, the results were again the same. Bumrah again smashed his fourth four of the over. Later, he scored six while Broad went short again.

Bumrah v Broad: The most expensive over in Test history

Then, the Indian captain dispatched this one over the long-leg boundary. During the final ball, Bumrah took a quick single as he conceded 35 runs off the over.

Sources say that without even the extras in the over, Bumrah scored 29 runs against Broad.

And now, this has become a world record. According to the sources, the Indian captain has beaten Brian’s Lara record for the feat, who had hit South Africa’s Robin Peterson for 28 runs in 2003.

Besides, in the previous over, Keshav Maharaj (South Africa), as well as George Bailey (Australia), had also hit 28 runs in an over.

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It seems like it was a lucky day for the Indian team while playing against England. This is a great comeback. The team is getting a lot of praise from the world. Stay tuned for more updates. 

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