Over the top! Test batsmen who hit most runs in a single over

Updated: 16 December, 2016 10:32 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

On this day in 2003, West Indies star cricketer Brian Lara set a world record for the most runs scored in a single over in Test cricket history. Today we take a look at those hard-hitters who juiced out the most runs from a single over in the longest format of the game

Brian Lara
Brian Lara. File Pic/AFP

On this day in 2003, West Indies star cricketer Brian Lara set a world record for the most runs scored in a single over in Test cricket history.

Today we take a look at those hard-hitters who juiced out the most runs from a single over in the longest format of the game.

Brian Lara - 28 runs
Team - West Indies. Opposition - South Africa. Bowler - Robin Peterson. Venue - Johannesburg. Year - 2003-04.

George Bailey - 28 runs
Team - Australia. Opposition - England. Bowler - James Anderson. Venue - Perth. Year - 2013-14.

Shahid Afridi - 27 runs

Shahid Afridi
Team - Pakistan. Opposition - India. Bowler - Harbhajan Singh. Venue - Lahore. Year - 2005-06.

Craig McMillan - 26 runs
Team - New Zealand. Opposition - Pakistan. Bowler - Younis Khan. Venue - Hamilton. Year - 2000-01.

Brian Lara - 26 runs
Team - West Indies. Opposition - Pakistan. Bowler - Danish Kaneria. Venue - Multan. Year - 2006-07.

Mitchell Johnson - 26 runs

Mitchell Johnson
Team - Australia. Opposition - South Africa. Bowler - Paul Harris. Venue - Johannesburg. Year - 2008-09.

Brendon McCullum - 26 runs

Brendon McCullum
Team - New Zealand. Opposition - Sri Lanka. Bowler - Suranga Lakmal. Venue - Christchurch. Year - 2014-15.

First Published: 14 December, 2016 06:59 IST

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