Happy Birthday Yuvraj Singh: Former Indian cricketer also known as Yuvi, played in all forms of the game. All-rounder used to bat left-handed in the middle order and bowl slow left-arm orthodox. Yuvi was one of the greatest limited over players to play for India. Particularly, he was noted for his hitting of the ball and his fielding.
Yuvraj Singh left an indelible mark in the history of T20 cricket, when he smashed 6 sixes in an over. India was playing ICC Cricket World Cup T20 at Durban in 2007. On September 19, India was up against England, where Yuvi went into an argument with Flintoff, right before the first ball of the 18th over. Stuart Broad was having the ball in hand.
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6,6,6,6,6,6 — this was the graph when Yuvraj Singh dominated Stuart Broad. Meanwhile, Yuvi hammered the fastest half-century in just 12 balls, including 6 sixes and 3 boundaries. He became the first bastman to hit six sixes in an over in T20 and fourth among the senior cricket. Besides, Yuvraj Singh, Garry Sobers and Ravi Shastri did it in first-class cricket. Herschelle Gibbs did it in World Cup and then our own Punjabi Lion Yuvraj Singh.
On June 10 this year, Yuvraj Singh announced retirement from the international cricket career spanning close to 19 years and over 400 matches. However, the Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh recently stated that he always wanted to play ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.