ENG vs IND 5th Test: Indian pacing giant and incumbent skipper for the rescheduled Test against England, Jasprit Bumrah created a world record for scoring the most runs in an over in Test cricket. Bumrah’s instinct came on the second day of India’s first innings at the rescheduled Test against England at Birmingham.
Jasprit Bumrah was in carnage mode when he arrived at the crease and smashed 35 runs in an over to Stuart Broad. Broad now has the unwarranted record of conceding most runs in an over in the history of Test cricket.
Bumrah went fiercely against Broad who bowled the 84th over of the first innings. The skipper didn’t care whether the Duke ball is new or old and belted the paceman to all corners of the park. Bumrah smashed four boundaries and a couple of sixes along with a solitary run on the last ball of the over.
29 runs came from Bumrah’s bat whereas six runs were conceded by Broad as extras. Bumrah successfully broke the record of legendary Caribbean batsman Brian Lara who scored 28 runs against South Africa’s Robin Peterson in 2003. Previously, Broad was also smashed for six sixes in an over by Yuvraj Singh at the inaugural edition of the T-20 World Cup in 2007.
Meanwhile, India commands over England in the rescheduled Test at Edgbaston. India put up a stunning total of 416, owing to stellar performances of Rishabh Pant (146) and Ravindra Jadeja (107). Bumrah went on to make a wealthy quickfire contribution of 31 runs. For England, James Anderson picked up another fiver whereas Matty Potts chipped in a couple of wickets, and Root, Broad, and Stokes claimed a wicket apiece.
England are already two down for 31 at the Lunch of Day 2. Captain Jasprit Bumrah is in incredible form as he broke the defense of openers Lees and Crawley to take both the wickets. England is currently trailing by 385 runs.