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Gibbs' six sixes to savour

March 16, 2007

Herschelle Gibbs smashed his way into World Cup history when he hit six sixes in one over in a Group A match against the Netherlands on Friday.

Video: Gibbs hitting six sixes in an over

The South African batsman became only the third man ever to achieve the feat in first class cricket and the first in the World Cup.

Dutch leg spinner Daan van Bunge back over his head four times and over the ropes on the on side twice to become the first player to achieve the feat in one-day cricket.

Image: Gibbs charges down the track and hits van Bunge over the long on boundary off the first ball of the 30th over.

Also read: List of leading six-hitters in World Cup 2007


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