Yuvraj Singh is one of the cleanest strikers of a cricket ball. He turned back the clock and smashed 4 consecutive sixes in an over off Zander de Bruyn, rekindling memories of the 2007 T20 World Cup. After the fourth six, it seemed that Yuvraj might attempt to hit the next ball out of the park as well but the southpaw decided against it. After his blistering inning, Yuvraj revealed that he wanted to go for the 5th maximum but pulled out for the team’s sake. Yuvraj Singh slammed a 22 ball 52, leading India Legends to a mammoth 204-3 in their 20 overs against South Africa Legends.
“I was looking to hit the fifth consecutive six because I remember that there was one dot ball in the over. And I was waiting for the bowler to bowl in my areas. So after the fourth sixes, I was looking for fifth six but there were also two overs to go so I decided to rotate the strike and bat till the end to have a big score. The wicket was really good and the South had won the last game. So I wanted to bat till the end and am happy to do that,” said Yuvraj Singh in a press conference after the game.
Yuvraj also had a decent game with the ball and returned with figures of 2-18 in 3 overs. The southpaw added that playing the Road Safety Series is like playing for India again.
“It’s like playing for India again, everybody in the stands was holding a light and it was amazing. It is great to see people coming back into the ground and enjoying the game. It has been hard for everyone during Covid-19, people on television or people on the ground are getting to watch some entertaining cricket. All the players are happy to express themselves,” said Yuvraj Singh.
Talking about the match, South Africa Legends could only score 148-7 in their 20 overs, losing the match by 56 runs. The win has taken India Legends at the helm of the points table.