Jasprit Bumrah On This Day: The record of bowling the most expensive over in Test cricket is recorded in the name of England fast bowler Stuart Broad. Broad had spent 35 runs in one over of Test cricket. These 35 runs were taken by Indian bowler Jasprit Bumrah while batting. Bumrah had set this record on this day (July 2) a year ago i.e. in 2022.
In the India-England Test played in 2022, Bumrah was also taking command of Team India in the absence of the regular captain. This test between the two was played at Edgbaston. It was the second day of the match and Team India was batting in its first innings.
Bumrah hit two sixes in this over of Broad. In this, a six was hit on a no ball. Apart from this, Bumrah had hit 4 fours and had run a single. There was a ball wide which went for fours. In this way it became the costliest over in Test cricket. Before Bumrah, the record of taking the most runs in an over in Test cricket was recorded in the name of former West Indies veteran Brian Lara. Lara took 28 runs in one over.
Team India lost the match
Let us tell you that Team India had to face defeat in this match. Batting first in the match, India put 416 runs on the board. Answer: England were all out for 284 runs in the first innings. After this, Team India had scored 245 runs while batting in their second innings and had set a target of 378 runs in front of England.
The English team had achieved the target at the loss of 3 wickets. In this way Team India lost the match by 7 wickets. Bumrah got the title of ‘Player of the Series’ in the series. He took 23 wickets in the series and scored 125 runs with the bat.
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