The Most extras in a Test match innings is 76 (35 byes, 26 leg byes, 0 wides, and 15 no balls), conceded by India against Pakistan in the 3rd Test in 2007. The game resulted in a draw.
India and Pakistan were up against each other in the last of the three-match series at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
Batting first, India, under the leadership of Anil Kumble, racked up a mammoth total of 626 runs on the board on the back of a scintillating knock of 239 runs by Sourav Ganguly.
However, the hosts didn’t have a perfect outing while bowling as they leaked as many as 76 extra runs (Most extras in a Test match innings) while conceding a whopping 537 runs.
The Indian bowlers had bowled 15 no-balls that day. Meanwhile, the game resulted in a draw.
Match between West Indies and England In 2009 comes at the 2nd spot, where England bowlers had a bad day at office as they bowled 16 no-balls and 11 wides leaking 74 extras.
Playing in the last match of the five-match Test series in March 2009 against West Indies, England bowlers leaked 74 extras.
Owing to the poor performance by England, West Indies managed to post a total of 544 runs on the board in reply to 546 runs posted by England in the first innings.
However, that game also didn’t fetch any result and ended as a draw.
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