List of Cricketers Scored Most Runs in an Over in Test Cricket

Test cricket is considered as a very slow cricket compares to ODI and T20 cricket. In test match cricket most of the players have half of the strike rate of their ODI stats. In test match cricket we have seen some fabulous players who played with brilliant strike rate like Virender Sehwag, Shahid Afridi, Brendon McCullam and many more. Recently in India vs Sri Lanka series new sensation of Indian cricket team Hardik Pandya scored 26 runs in an over against Pushpakumara. During 2003-04 series against South Africa, Brian Lara have scored 28 runs in an over against RJ Peterson and it was the highest ever runs record in an over. In 2013-14 Australian player George Bailey also scored 28 runs against JM Anderson in perth. Let’s check out top 14 players having maximum runs in an over in test match cricket.

Most Runs in an Over in Test Cricket

RunsBatsmanBowlerMatchLocationYear
28BC Lara (466444)RJ PetersonWest Indies v South AfricaJohannesburg2003-04
28GJ Bailey (462466)JM AndersonAustralia v EnglandPerth2013-14
27Shahid Afridi (666621)Harbhajan SinghPakistan v IndiaLahore2005-06
26CD McMillan (444464)Younis KhanNew Zealand v PakistanHamilton2000-01
26BC Lara (406664)Danish KaneriaWest Indies v PakistanMultan2006-07
26MG Johnson (446066)PL HarrisAustralia v South AfricaJohannesburg2008-09
26BB McCullum (466046)RAS LakmalNew Zealand v Sri LankaChristchurch2014-15
26HH Pandya (446660)PM PushpakumaraIndia v Sri LankaPallekele2017
25AME Roberts (46266L)IT BothamWest Indies v EnglandPort-of-Spain1980-81
25B Sutcliffe (66061) & RW Blair(600)HJ TayfieldNew Zealand v South AfricaJohannesburg1953-54
25NJ Astle (666L0) & CL Cairns (41)AR CaddickNew Zealand v EnglandChristchurch2001-02
25RR Sarwan (44444nb40)MM PatelWest Indies v IndiaBasseterre2006
25AB de Villiers (66661w)AB McDonaldSouth Africa v AustraliaCape Town2008-09
25LRPL Taylor (.nb41666) & JS Patel (1)NM HauritzNew Zealand v AustraliaHamilton2009-10

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