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Brian Lara Posted A Special Tweet After Jasprit Bumrah Broke His Record

India’s stand-in captain Jasprit Bumrah was brilliant with the bat on the second day of the ongoing rescheduled fifth Test between England as he registered a world record. Bumrah was brutal with his performance against the veteran pacer Stuart Broad as made everyone nostalgic with his batting heroics.

Jasprit Bumrah Registered A World Record

Well, it was in the 83rd over of the Indian innings, that Stuart Broad conceded 35 runs to help the Indian side cross the 400-run mark in the innings. While five of these runs came from wide, Jasprit Bumrah smashed 29 runs in that over. Bumrah scored four boundaries and two sixes in an incredible over that left everyone stunned and got the crowd jumping on its feet.

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The Indian captain broke Brian Lara’s record for scoring the most runs in an over in the longest format of the game. Lara had set the record in a West Indies vs South Africa Test match in 2003 off Robin Petersen’s bowling.

Brian Lara Penned A Special Tweet

Meanwhile, social media is ablaze with amazing reactions from the netizens to Bumrah’s performance. From cricketers to experts and fans, everyone took to social media to applaud the Indian captain’s knock.

However, the most special Tweet came from the legendary batter Brian Lara himself. After Bumrah shattered his record, Lara took to his social media and congratulated the young captain. He wrote:

Join me in congratulating the young @Jaspritbumrah93 on breaking the record of Most Runs in a Single Over in Tests. Well done!🏆 #icctestchampionship #testcricket #recordbreaker”

Check out the Tweet:

Stuart Broad
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Robin Petersen Also Shared A Hilarious Tweet

Interestingly, Robin Petersen, who held the record concerning the most number of runs in the longest format of the game, also took to Twitter and came up with a hilarious Tweet. He wrote:

Sad to lose my record today 😜 oh well, records are made to be broken I guess. Onto the next one 🏏 #ENGvIND”

Check out the Tweet:

Also Read: 3 Fastest Test Hundreds By Indian Batsmen Outside Asia

Unnati Madan

Unnati Madan is a senior cricket writer, with more than 5 years of experience in cricket writing. Here you will read some of the most entertaining cricket news, tweet reports, and cricket stories by Unnati. She also takes keen interest in poetry and has been awarded as the 'Writer of the year' by Quora.

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