- Yuvraj Singh Scored 58 Runs in 16 Balls with the Help of 7 Sixes.
Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh is the only batsman to hit one over six sixes in a T20 international. Yuvraj Singh Hit Six Sixes consecutive off Stuart Broad over in a group match against England in the T20 World Cup on 19 September 2007. India defeated England by 18 runs in that match played at Kingsmead, South Africa. Yuvraj scored 58 runs in 16 balls with the help of 7 sixes. Team India had defeated Australia in the semi-finals and Pakistan in the final ahead of the tournament.
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Yuvraj is considered the best all-time batsman at number four for India in limited overs. In that match, India won the toss and decided to bat first. Team India had 171 runs for 3 wickets in the 18th over. At that time, Yuvraj and the then captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni were at the crease. Yuvraj hit two boundaries in the 18th over off English all-rounder Andrew Flintoff. After this Flintoff started arguing with Yuvraj. The umpire separated the two.
Yuvraj Hits Six Sixes of Broad Over after Arguing with Flintoff
Yuvraj became enraged after that debate. Stuart Broad came to the next over. Yuvraj sent the first ball out of the boundary for six runs over mid-wicket. Backward square leg on the second ball, wide long off off the third ball, point on the fourth ball, square leg on the fifth ball and wide long on on the sixth ball. Yuvraj had completed his half-century off 12 balls. He is the fastest half-century batsman in T20.
Yuvraj Scored in the Tournament at a Strike Rate of 194.74.
Yuvraj retired in June. He scored 148 runs in 5 innings of that World Cup at an average of 29.60. Yuvraj had a strike rate of 194.74. He had 9 fours and 12 sixes in the tournament. He was the second batsman to hit the most sixes in that World Cup. In first place was Craig McMillan (13) of New Zealand. Yuvraj was third in terms of highest strike rate. Pakistan had a higher strike rate than Shahid Afridi (197.83) and Chris Gayle (195.00) of the West Indies.