AUG 31, 1968 ONE of the most astounding feats in cricket history captivated the world 47 years ago today when West Indian batsman Gary Sobers
hit six sixes in an over.
1968: Gary Sobers
(now Sir Garfield) of Nottinghamshire became the first cricketer to score six successive sixes off an over, at Swansea against Glamorgan.
Cricket legend Sir Gary Sobers
scored 62 and |took 2- 39 against Golcar at Paddock in 1965
Marsh had once narrated to me an incident involving him and the great Gary Sobers
way back in 1971 at WACA.
Our mother danced with Gary Sobers
- she said he was a wonderful dancer.
However, Hadlee had a special place for former West Indian captain Sir Gary Sobers
as an all-rounder.
It is signed by some of the greats such as Gary Sobers
, D W Allan, W Hall and WJ Hoys.
He could bowl both medium pace and spin, a style he adopted from West Indian great Gary Sobers
Only three non- Australian cricketers, Clive Lloyd, Gary Sobers
and Brian Lara, have been made members in the past.
London, Oct 11 ( ANI ): The cricket ball used in a match where West Indies legend Sir Gary Sobers
hit six sixes in one over is to go on sale.
The whole tournament has been going for four years now, launched with Gary Sobers
, which was a great honour and the tournament has gone from strength to strength year on year.
Illustrious cricketers like Sir Donald Bradman, Barry Richards, Len Hutton, George Headley, Freddie Trueman, Sir Gary Sobers
and others, who have much, much better batting and bowling averages than Sachin Tendulkar or Kapil Dev, are not known on this wide planet, because they played a game that is unknown in most countries, unless one is referring to cricket, an insect.