In the opening match of the T20 World Cup in 2007, when Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes in six balls on September 19, 14 years ago, the whole atmosphere changed. With this, Yuvraj Singh set a world record for scoring 50 runs in the shortest balls, which no one has been able to break till date. It’s been 14 years since that night. On top of this, the BCCI celebrated the 14th anniversary of this moment and remembered Yuvraj Singh remembering this moment.
BCCI tweeted, remembering the moment of an opening match of this one T20 World Cup played 14 years ago and praised the match won by Yuvraj Singh for six sixes in six balls and BCCI wrote in its tweet That, “On this day in 2007 Yuvraj Singh made the world record for the fastest 50 runs, and the fastest six sixes where he hit six sixes in 6 balls, he did this miracle in just one over”
Along with this, BCCI also included some pictures of those moments in its tweet, in which BCCI made a collage of 6 pictures and included it in its tweet.
Yuvraj Singh’s first six-hit midwicket and the second six-hit backward square. Yuvraj Singh hit the third six over the ground and the fourth ball which was above the waist was converted into a straight and long six. A wicket for the fifth and sixth sixes and sent too long-on.
Yuvraj Singh scored 50 runs in just 12 balls and his superb innings took India’s total to a mountain of 218 runs for 4 wickets. When Yuvraj Singh did a miracle, India won that match by 18 runs.
On 19 September 2007, Yuvraj Singh had a little fight with Andrew Flintoff, or rather a sweet tussle, where Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes in six balls for his sweet revenge and almost ruined Stuart Board’s career.
About 15 days before 19 September 2007, the match which was going on between England and India, Yuvraj Singh hit Dmitri Mascarens for five consecutive sixes, and that ODI match was played at the Oval.
Yuvraj Singh’s record of six sixes in six balls was appreciated all over India and due to six sixes Yuvraj Singh’s name became “six hitter”.
Yuvraj’s related tweet by BCCI garnered more than 25,000 likes and the tweet by BCCI was filled with comments from former cricketers and fans inside the comment section. Few people thanked Andrew Flintoff for the achievement of the moment. Some people are wondering what this has to do with this thing, but if you remember, Andrew Flintoff had a verbal duel with Yuvraj Singh some time ago when this 6-ball six sixes was achieved. Due to which Yuvraj Singh got angry and then Yuvraj Singh performed this miracle.
With this, many people thanked Flintoff for its related tweet on Twitter and wrote in the tweet, “Thank you to Flintoff” Some people wrote that, “If there was no Fintop, today we would not be celebrating this moment After this a Twitter user wrote that, “Yuvraj six sixes in one inning, bat bat bat, awesome Ravi Shastri commentary”
Some people wrote that his favorite moment in the world of cricket was only when Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes in six balls and people started posting the same collage posted by BCCI.
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