One of India’s biggest match-winners Yuvraj Singh today announced his retirement from international cricket. Yuvraj’s last outing in India colours was in June 2017 against West Indies in One-Day International (ODI). The middle-order batsman has played many match-winning knocks throughout his career and in 2012 edition of World Cup, which India won, he was named as the Player of the Tournament. Yuvraj Singh Retires From International Cricket, Twitterati Bids Farewell to India’s 2011 Cricket World Cup Hero.
During the inaugural edition of T20 World Cup, Yuvraj entered record books as he smashed six sixes in one over off Stuart Broad. The stylish left-hander went on to score the fastest half-century off just 12 balls in T20 Internationals.
As Yuvraj retires from international cricket, we take a look back at his 6 Sixes he smashed during the 2007 T20 World Cup. It was during the group stage match at Kingsmead, Durban that Yuvraj slammed Broad for 36 runs in one over. Just before, Yuvi smashed Broad, he was provoked by England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff. Yuvraj Singh Retires From International Cricket; How the All-Rounder Beat Cancer and Emerged a Winner.
Yuvraj’s 6 sixes came in the 19th over. And the left-hander finished unbeaten on 58 off 16 balls. His innings comprised of seven sixes and three fours. Courtesy, Yuvraj's superb batting India posted 218 on board and the won the match by 18 runs.
Check out the video of Yuvraj Singh hitting 6 sixes in one over.
While announcing his retirement, Yuvraj said that the six sixes at the 2007 T20 World Cup remains etched in his memory apart from other moments. Yuvraj Singh Retires: From Virat Kohli to Virender Sehwag Former Teammates Wish Yuvi All the Best for Life Post Retirement.
Yuvraj’s international career which started in 2000 now ends with 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20Is. He has scored 3277 runs in Tests, 9924 in ODIs and 863 in T20Is. Yuvraj has three Test and 14 ODI centuries against his name.