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Abhishek Nayar equals world record for 17 ball over


Indian All-rounder Abhishek Nayar equalled the world record for bowling the longest over in first class cricket when he bowled 17 deliveries in the Deodhar Trophy semi-final match against South Zone.

Abhishek Nayar in his 17 ball  over which included 10 wides and one no-ball conceded a total of 13 runs and a wicket. Surprisingly all this occurred after he took a wicket in the first ball of the over.

image: NDTV


Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Sami holds the record in ODIs, with his famous 17-ball over against Bangladesh in an Asia Cup match in 2004.

Nayar was brought by Pune Warriors for Rs 3.5 crore  in the IPL auction in February 2013.

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