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 Six sixes in an over, DYK Fact #144
George Law
Posted: 19:12 Friday 16 March 2007


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Did you know? While batting for South Africa against the Netherlands in today’s 2007 Cricket World Cup match at Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, Herschelle Gibbs struck six sixes in one over!



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Ebudae
Posted: 21:14 Friday 16 March 2007


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Did you know? The unfortunate bowler was Daan van Bunge. Argh.gif



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George Law
Posted: 23:59 Friday 16 March 2007


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Did you know? In 1968, when West Indian cricketer Garfield Sobers (now Sir Garfield) hit six sixes in an over at Swansea, the unfortunate bowler was Malcolm Nash.



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Ebudae
Posted: 00:24 Saturday 17 March 2007


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Did you know? Indian cricketer Ravi Shastri has also hit six sixes in an over, achieving his feat in 1984. rolleyes.gif



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George Law
Posted: 00:57 Saturday 17 March 2007


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Did you know? Sobers and Shastri accomplished the feat in first-class cricket – but Gibbs is the first person to have done it in a one-day international.



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Athene_noctua
Posted: 11:03 Wednesday 04 November 2009


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Travis has tried to hide Indian cricketer. (4,7)

That is the cryptic clue for Ravi Shastri I made up myself for a post in the “I am a famous person” thread in the QI Games section of the QI Talk forums. rolleyes.gif



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George Law
Posted: 15:07 Thursday 05 November 2009


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Did you know? In a Twenty20 match at Durban on 19 September 2007, India’s Yuvraj Singh smashed six sixes off an over from England’s Stuart Broad as India beat England by 6 wickets..



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