It was on today, 14 years in the past, when former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh scripted historical past in the shortest format as he smashed six sixes in an over in opposition to England in the primary-ever T20I World Cup in 2007.
The flamboyant batsman amassed 6 sixes in Stuart Broad’s over and scored his fifty of simply 12 balls, which remains to be the quickest in the T20 format. In that match between India and England, the Men in Blue had received the toss and opted to bat first.
Yuvraj came out to bat when Robin Uthappa’s wicket fell and he offered the late flourish permitting India to put up 218 runs on the board. India went on to win the match in opposition to England by 18 runs.
It was in the nineteenth over of India’s innings, when Yuvraj took Broad to the cleaners, hitting him for 6 sixes and taking India’s whole over the 200-run mark.
Here’s the video of Yuvraj’s 6 sixes in an over:
The Men in Blue had been capable of win the inaugural ICC T20 World Cup in 2007 and Yuvraj was a significant participant for the staff in the match.
The 38-12 months-previous was additionally phenomenal in India’s World Cup triumph in 2011 as he turned the primary all-rounder to attain over 300 runs and scalp 15 wickets in a single World Cup.
The feat included 4 Man of the Match awards and Man of the Tournament for 362 runs and 15 wickets.
In 2019, Yuvraj had introduced his retirement from all types of cricket. With a profession spanning over 304 ODIs, 58 T20Is, and 40 Tests, Yuvraj cemented his place as a participant who may win matches for his facet both by way of his electrical fielding, fierce batting, or good bowling.