On the 13th anniversary of the iconic six sixes Yuvraj Singh’s in an over against Stuart Broad, the former Indian swashbuckling batsman recalled the incident. In the 2007 inaugural World Cup, Yuvraj became the first Indian cricketer to hit six sixes in an over and also the second cricketer to ever do it in international cricket after South Africa’s Herschelle Gibbs.
Yuvraj Singh has been one of the finest white-ball cricketers in the history of the game. He announced his retirement from cricket in 2019 leaving everyone emotional including his die-hard fans. He had a stunning 19-year long career, achieving greatness in the cricketing world.
Yuvraj Singh recalled his six sixes, Stuart Broad responds
Yuvraj took it to his official Instagram handle to recall his big feat of hitting six sixes in an over, on the 13th anniversary of the incident.
He posted a photo of him hitting the ball into the stands, captioning it as “13 years! How time flies!! #memories,”.
The man on the receiving end of the sixes as England pacer Stuart Broad who also commented on the picture saying “Time flies less than the cricket ball that night,”.
Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir, who was part of the Indian team during the World Cup 2007 and that particular match, used a famous Bollywood dialogue in his comment saying “Yeh record mujhe de de thakur.”
West Indies batsman Chris Gayle, responded by calling Yuvraj’s record ‘legendary’, while the likes of Kuldeep Yadav, Munaf Patel and leg-spinner Rahul Sharma also replied.
Yuvraj Singh has requested BCCI President Sourav Ganguly to allow him to play domestic cricket
The latest report suggests Yuvraj Singh has sent a mail to BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and Joint secretary Jay Shah, requesting them to allow him to come out of retirement and play domestic cricket for Punjab. He has reportedly, mentioned in the mail that he won’t participate in any Global T20 league if he is granted permission to play for Punjab.
PCA secretary Puneet Bali had approached Yuvraj with a request to come out of retirement last month and return to the Punjab team as a player-cum-mentor.