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Most extras in a Test match innings, India vs Pakistan
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.
Second Most extras in a Test match innings, England vs West Indies
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.
Most extras in an innings
|Against||Score||Overs||Extra||Bye||Leg Bye||Wide Balls||No Balls||Inns||Ground||Match Date|
|England||West Indies||544||178.4||74||35||12||11||16||2||Port of Spain||06-Mar-09|
What are extras in cricket?
Extras are runs that are scored by a team without any contribution from the batsmen. Extras are awarded to the opposing team when the bowler delivers a no-ball or a wide ball. In addition, extras are also awarded to the batting team when the fielding team commits a fielding error or when the ball hits the helmet of a fielder placed behind the wicketkeeper.
Which team holds the record for most extras in a Test match innings?
The record for most extras in a Test match is held by India. India conceded 76 extras in the Bangalore Test of 2007 against Pakistan. 35 byes, 26 leg byes, 0 wides, and 15 no balls.
How many no balls in the record of most extras in a Test match innings?
The Indian bowlers had bowled 15 no-balls against Pakistan in the Bangalore Test of 2007.
Which team won the Bangalore Test of 2007 in which India and Pakistan conceded 76 extras?
The Bangalore Test of 2007 between India and Pakistan ended in a draw. India batted first and scored 626 runs in their first innings, while Pakistan replied with 537 runs in their first innings. India then declared their second innings at 284/6, setting Pakistan a target of 374 runs in the fourth innings. However, Pakistan could only manage to score 162/7 in their second innings before the match ended in a draw.
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