Records / First-class matches / Batting records / Most runs scored off one over

(All instances refer to six-ball overs)
Runs Batsman Bowler Match Venue Year
36 GS Sobers (six sixes) MA Nash Nottinghamshire v Glamorgan Swansea 1968
36 RJ Shastri (six sixes) Tilak Raj Bombay v Baroda Bombay 1984-85
34 EB Alletson (4,6,6,0, 4,4,4,6) EH Killick (two no-balls) Nottinghamshire v Sussex Hove 1911
34 FC Hayes (6, 4, 6, 6, 6, 6) MA Nash Lancashire v Glamorgan Swansea 1977
34↑ A Flintoff (6, 4, 4, 4, 4, 6, 6, 0) AJ Tudor (two no-balls) Lancashire v Surrey Manchester 1998
34 CM Spearman (6, 6, 6, 6, 4, 6) SJP Moreton* Gloucestershire v Oxford UCCE Oxford 2005
32 I Botham (4, 6, 6, 4, 6, 6) IR Snook England XI v Central Districts Palmerston 1983-84
32 PWG Parker(4, 6, 6, 6, 6, 4) AI Kallicharan Sussex v Warwickshire Birmingham 1982
32 IR Redpath (6, 6, 6, 6, 4, 4) N Rosendorff Australians v Orange Free State Bloemfontein 1969-70
32 CC Smart (6, 6, 4, 6, 6, 4) G Hill Glamorgan v Hampshire Cardiff 1935
32 Khalid Mahmood (6, 6, 6, 6, 6, 2) Naved Latif Gujranwala v Sargodha Gujranwala 2000-01

↑Altogether 38 runs were scored off this over, the two no-balls counting for two extra runs each under ECB regulations.

*This was Moreton's first over in first-class cricket

Notes: The following instances have been excluded because of the bowlers' compliance:

34 - MP Maynard off SA Marsh, Glamorgan v Kent at Swansea, 1992; 34 - G Chapple off PA Cottey (Chapple scored a further 32 off Cottey's next over), Lancashire v Glamorgan at Manchester, 1993;

34 - FB Touzel off FJJ Viljoen, Western Province B v Griqualand West at Kimberley, 1993-94.

There were 35 runs off an over received by AT Reinholds off HT Davis, Auckland v Wellington at Auckland 1995-96, but this included 16 extras and only 19 off the bat.

In a match against KwaZulu-Natal at Stellenbosch in 2006-07, WE September (Boland) conceded 34 in an over: 27 to M Bekker, six to K Smit, plus one no-ball.

In a match against Canterbury at Christchurch in 1989-90, RH Vance (Wellington) deliberately conceded 77 runs in an over of full tosses which contained 17 no-balls and, owing to the umpire's understandable miscalculation, only five legitimate deliveries.

The greatest number of runs scored off an eight-ball over is 34 (4, 0, 4, 4,6, 6, 6, 4) by RM Edwards off MC Carew, Governor-General's XI v West Indians at Auckland, 1968-69.

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