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Most runs scored by a cricket player in one over of Test, ODI and T20 cricket

by on January 22, 2013
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When it comes to hard hitters in the world of cricket batsmen, some names pop us instantly such as Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, Mike Hussey of Australia, Gibbs of South Africa, Yuvraj Singh of India and Chris Gayle of West Indies. These are the players who have thrilled the cricket spectators with unbelievable performances by hitting huge number of sixes and fours in their innings. These and several other players have made their way into the list of most runs scored by a cricket player in one over of test, ODI and T20 cricket. Below is the detailed account of players who hold these interesting records and who have scored most runs in one over of test, ODI and T20 cricket match.

Most runs scored by a cricket player in one over of a test match

One of the greatest and finest batsmen of West Indies, Brian Lara holds the record for scoring most runs in one over of a test match. He scored 28 runs of an over with four 4s and 2 sixes. West Indies was playing this match against South Africa and Peterson of South Africa was the victim of Lara.

Most runs scored by a cricket player in one over of One Day International match

Popular batsman of South African cricket team Gibbs holds the record of scoring most runs off one over in an ODI match. He scored 36 runs in an over by hitting 6 sixes. South Africa was playing against Netherlands and the bowler was DLS van Bunge.

Most runs scored by a cricket player in one over of T20 match

Famous Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh holds the record for scoring most runs of an over in a T20 match. Yuvraj scored 36 runs with 6 sixes in an over. India was playing against England and Stuart Broad was the bowler. 

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