Yuvraj Singh hit 58 off simply 16 balls together with six sixes off one Stuart Broad over.© Yuvraj Singh/Instagram
Yuvraj Singh hit Stuart Broad for six sixes in an over on September 19, 2007 in a league-stage match of the inaugural T20 World Cup. 13 years have handed to the day and Yuvraj took to social media to recollect “how time flies,” posting a nonetheless from one of many sixes he hit off Broad in that fateful over. Broad remembered the day, too, as he commented: “Time flies less than the cricket ball that night.” The remark left Yuvraj in splits as he fondly recalled the sport as “one night we all will never forget.”
Chris Gayle, one other big-hitter in Yuvraj’s mould, commented as properly and referred to as Yuvraj’s feat “legendary” whereas Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj’s teammate from that match, went filmy in his appreciation. “Ye record mujhe de de Thakur (Give this record to me),” commented Gambhir, utilizing an improvised dialogue from a Hindi characteristic movie.
India and England met in a T20 World Cup match in Durban and half-centuries by Gambhir and Virender Sehwag gave India a powerful begin.
Yuvraj got here in on the fall of the third wicket and smashed a 21-year-old Broad for sixes off each ball of the 19th over.
India completed on 218/four in 20 overs and though England posted a powerful reply, they finally fell quick by 18 runs.
Yuvraj’s innings was in a approach a payback to England as Dimitri Mascarenhas had hit Yuvraj for 5 sixes in a single over within the One-day International sequence between the 2 groups that preceded the T20 World Cup.
Yuvraj went on to play 58 Twenty20 internationals for India and scored 1,177 runs.
Topics talked about on this article