Following the five-run ICC World Twenty20 trophy victory over Pakistan, Board of Control for Cricket of India (BCCI) has announced a bonus of US$ 2 million for the team and a bonus of Rs 1 crore to Yuvraj Singh for his achievement of hitting six 6’s in one over.
Excerpt from Cricinfo’s ball-by-ball commentary
Broad to Yuvraj Singh, SIX
Broad looks quizzical … and miserable. Can he … can Yuvraj do it …
Broad to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, down on one knee and larruped over midwicket, that one was more nine iron, it went into the night sky and dropped with a thud in the jubilant crowd …
England have a team meeting. Shuffling deckchairs on the Jolly Roger though …
Broad to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, Shiver me timbers!: Broad goes round the wicket, bowls a filthy wide full toss and Yuvraj steers it over backward point and it clears the rope again
Broad to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, he’s hitting them everywhere, he steps to leg and smashes the ball over extra cover and it keeps on travelling … the fireworks start on top of the scoreboard … they’ve been going off in the middle for some time
Broad to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, now that really is sweet, no more than a dismissive flick off his legs, swatting a fly, and the ball arcs deep into the crowd beyond backward square leg
The dodgy TV measurement says that’s 111 yards … but as it landed outside the ground how the whatsists do they know? They guess, that’s how.
Broad to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, that’s out the ground, super shot over cow corner and it just kept going up