In cricket every ball, every over is exciting! Imagine of the over where you selected fantasy cricket batsman is hitting six after six and making 36 runs in the over. Do you remember Garry Sobers? The batsman who made the first 36 runs in an over in a test match!
But cricket has come to a very far place from the moment. With the craze of online fantasy cricket, T20 matches exciting ODI matches, the thrill of the sport has boosted up.
Let’s know the names of those who had shattered records and made the most runs in an over in a spectacular spree. Read on:
Herschelle Gibbs, the former South African batsman, made 36 runs in an over hitting 6 sixes back to back. Daan van Bunge, the right arm leg break bowler of Netherlands was bowling in a match between South Africa and Netherlands at St. Kitts in 2006/ 2007.
Thisara Perera, the former ODI captain of Sri Lankan cricket team made 35 runs hitting 5 sixes, 1 four and getting a wide ball. Robin Peterson, the left arm spinner of South Africa was bowling in a match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at Pallekele in 2013.
AB de Villiers
One of the greatest batsmen of all times from South African cricket team, AB de Villiers made 34 runs in one over which included 2 sixes, 4 fours, 2 two runs and 2 no-balls. Jason Holder, the West Indies skipper and all-rounder was bowling in a match between South Africa and West Indies at Sydney in 2014/ 2015.
The former Pakistani team skipper, Shahid Afridi made 32 runs hitting 2 fours and 4 sixes in an over. Sri Lankan bowler, Malinga Bandara was bowling in the match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi in 2007.
KS Williamson and JEC Franklin
New Zealand batsmen, KS Williamson and JEC Franklin together made 31 runs in an over. The match was being played between New Zealand and Canada at Mumbai in 2010/ 2011. They were bowled by Rizwan Cheema and HS Baidwan of Canada.
Sanath Jayasuriya, the former captain of Sri Lankan team made 30 runs in an over. Pakistani bowler Aamer Sohail was bowling to him in a match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at Singapore back in 1995/ 1996.
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