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Australia's Bailey shares a record with Brian Lara. Check it out!

December 16, 2013 11:04 IST

Australia batsman George Bailey equalled Brian Lara's Test record for most runs off an over against England at the WACA in Perth on Monday.

George BaileyWest Indies legend Lara took 28 runs off an over from South Africa's Robin Peterson in Johannesburg in 2003.

Bailey matched the feat when he smashed James Anderson in the final over of Australia's second innings on the fourth day of the third Test.

The Tasmanian, in only his third Test, hit three sixes and two fours in the over.

Australian captain Michael Clarke declared on 369 for 6 and England are chasing 504 for victory. 

Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images