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This day, that year: When Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes in an over

September 19, a date which Indian cricket fans can never forget. It was on this very day back in 2007 when former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh set Kingsmead on fire hitting six sixes in an over, bringing the world to its feet.

In the first edition of the T20 World Cup, officially called the ICC World Twenty20, in South Africa, India were in a tight spot as they had to beat England in their group game to keep their chances of making it to the semi-finals alive.

The drama began when the Men in Blue were 171/3 at the end of the 18th over of their first innings, with Yuvraj and then skipper MS Dhoni at the crease, looking to finish off on a high by collecting as many runs in the death overs.

Yuvraj smashed Andrew Flintoff for two fours in the 18th over, which infuriated the England bowler. The pair got involved in a verbal duel which came to an end after the intervention from the on-field umpires.

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