Most runs in an over, Maharashtra batsman Rituraj Gaikwad hit seven consecutive sixes in one over in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. By the way, this is not the first time that more than 36 runs have been scored in an over. Even before this it has happened on some occasions. Let us know about those bowlers and batsmen who have scored more than 36 runs in an over in List-A or T20 cricket.
Image Source: Twitter-Willem Ludik
New Zealand's Willem Ludik was the first bowler to give away 43 runs in an over. Ludik achieved this unsolicited feat while playing for Central Districts in a match against Northern Districts in Ford Trophy 2018. In that over, Brett Hampton hit a four off the first ball. After this, he hit consecutive sixes in three balls, out of which two balls also turned out to be no-balls. Then Hampton took a single, after which Carter sent the remaining three balls for sixes.
Image Source: Twitter-Shiva Singh
Left-arm spin bowler Shiva Singh from Uttar Pradesh entered the list on Monday (28 November). He took 43 runs in the 49th over during the quarter-final match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy against Maharashtra, Ruturaj Gaikwad hit seven sixes in his over. Note that the fifth ball of Shiva Singh's over was also a no-ball.
Image Source: Twitter-Alauddin Babu
Bangladesh medium pacer Alauddin Babu scored 39 runs (nb5, w1,6,4,6,6,6,w1,6) in one over while playing for Abahani Limited against Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in Dhaka Premier Division 2013 had spent. This was the most expensive over of any Bangladeshi bowler.
Image Source: Twitter-James Fuller
In a county match in 2012, representing Gloucestershire against Sussex, James Fuller conceded 38 runs in the 18th over. The first two balls of that over were no balls and Scott Stys hit a six in both. Then Scott Styris sent two of the next three balls for sixes and one for fours. Although Fuller bowled a dot on the fourth ball, 10 runs came again on the last two balls.
Image Source: Twitter-Prasanth Parameswaran
The Indian bowler's entry in this list was done in the IPL 2011 season only. Prashant Parameswaran of Kochi Tuskers Kerala bowled 37 runs in one over against Royal Challengers Bangalore. 'Universe Boss' Chris Gayle was on strike in that over. Gayle hit three fours and four sixes (one no-ball) in the over.
Image Source: Twitter-Eddie Leie
Eddie Leie gave 37 runs in an over, which is the highest among South African bowlers. He achieved this unexpected feat while representing the Knights against Cape Cobras in the Momentum ODI Cup 2017-18. South African batsman JP Duminy hit four consecutive sixes off Leie's four balls, after which he took two runs on the fifth ball. Then Duminy hit a four on the next ball, which was a no-ball. Later, the last ball of the over was also sent by Duminy for a six.
Image Source: Twitter-Harshal Patel
Last year, in the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Harshal Patel bowled the joint costliest over in the history of IPL. Harshal Patel bowled 37 runs in that last over for RCB. Runs were given. Ravindra Jadeja was on strike from CSK in that over. Jadeja sent the first four balls for six runs, in which the third ball was also a no-ball. Then after taking two runs, Jadeja made the over huge by hitting a six and a four.