Jasprit Bumrah smashed Stuart Broad for 29 runs to make a world record for the most runs scored off a single over in Test cricket

on the second day of the rescheduled 5th Test against England at Edgbaston on Saturday.

Jasprit Bumrah

The Indian speedster beat Brian Lara’s world record, which was his for 18 years, by simply one run.

Jasprit Bumrah

Lara had hit South African left-arm spinner Robin Peterson for 28 runs in a Test match in 2003-04, which included four fours and  sixes off six legal deliveries.

Former Australia player George Bailey had also scored 28 in an over however he was behind Lara in terms of boundary count.

Broad, who had also been hit for 6 sixes in an over by Yuvraj Singh in the inaugural World T20 in 2007,

gave away 35 in the 84th over of the Indian first innings in the 5th rescheduled Test here. There were six extra runs — 5 wides and a no-ball.

Jasprit Bumrah was not out on 31 off 16 balls with 4 boundaries and  sixes as India reached 416 in 84.5 overs

in the first innings before the Indian captain back with the ball to take the wicket of Alex Lees and leave England at 16/1 in three overs at lunch.