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It was an over that will likely haunt Stuart Broad for the rest of his career and beyond. Minutes after taking his 550th Test wicket (only James Anderson and Glenn McGrath have taken more among seam bowlers), Broad earned himself the ignominy of bowling officially the worst over in Test-match history.
While three bowlers, including Anderson, previously topped the list by conceding 28 in one over, Broad shipped an enormous 35 runs in an over that lasted eight balls against India’s No 10 batsman Jasprit Bumrah on day two of the Edgbaston Test.
Not only did Bumrah’s personal tally of 29 break the old record by itself, but Broad conceded a further six runs in extras, extending his shame by making him bowl two extra balls.
Incredibly, it means Broad now holds the same unwanted record in two of three international forms of the game, having been hit for six sixes by Yuvraj Singh in a record 36-run over at the 2007 World T20. Only the ODI record, which is also 36 runs, now eludes him.
Here, Telegraph Sport analyses the over from hell:
Ball one - four runs
Seeking quick runs to bolster India’s total at the start of day two, Bumrah top-edges a pull off an attempted Broad bouncer. The ball heads in the direction of Zak Crawley at fine leg, but falls inches in front of his despairing dive and bounces through his arms over the boundary rope.
Ball two - five wides
Persisting with his short-ball tactics, Broad bangs the ball in halfway down the track, only to see it sail way over both Bumrah and wicketkeeper Sam Billings on its way to the boundary.
Ball three - no-ball plus six runs
Yet another short ball from Broad, which elicits a top-edged Bumrah hoick that flies directly behind the India captain and all the way over the boundary rope. To make matters worse, the umpire then signals that Broad overstepped, meaning he has bowled just one legal delivery while conceding 16 runs.
Ball four - four runs
A change of approach from Broad, who tries to bowl a yorker but over-compensates and delivers a horrible full-toss, which Bumrah bludgeons through mid-on for four more. Replays show Broad was fortunate not to be called for another no-ball on height.
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Ball five - four runs
Finally, Broad produces a decent delivery on a good length on off stump, but fortune is with the Indians as Bumrah swings hard and gets a thick inside edge for four past fine leg. Broad can only smile ruefully.
Ball six - four runs
Why stop now? Broad switches round the wicket in a bid to cramp Bumrah for room, but the tourist's skipper, seeing the ball better than ever, swings so hard that he flies off his feet and ends up in a heap. His connection is as sweet as any of his previous shots though, ensuring four more through mid-wicket.
Ball seven - six runs
The delivery that officially brings up the most expensive over in Test history. Broad reverts to his short-ball tactics, Bumrah’s eyes light up and the result is a gloriously struck hook for six over backward square-leg. The best shot of the lot.
Ball eight - one run
A comic end to one of the most remarkable overs in cricket history. Broad lands his yorker, Bumrah - looking to keep the strike for the next over - dead bats it and hares off for a quick single. Broad hastily picks up the ball and splatters all three stumps attempting a run-out, but the diving Mohammed Siraj makes his ground by inches.