It was all about Usain Bolt at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday evening (September 2). The Jamaican sprinter enthralled over 5,000 fans, beat Yuvraj Singh in cricket and captured several hearts of Bangaloreans.
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On his maiden trip to India (organised by Puma), multiple Olympic and world champion Bolt made it a memorable one. He showed off his cricket skills, blasting 5 sixes to beat Team Yuvraj. "I am overwhelmed by the love shown by the people of India and I am thrilled to be here as a Puma ambassador," Bolt said.
And when it came to running, Yuvraj won the 100m dash. The left-hander tweeted his picture of winning, saying, "The moment which u can only dream of The only man to beat @usainbolt in 100 meter race Thanks bolt for letting me win."
The 'speed king' came, saw and conquered.
Here are some of the most memorable moments (in pictures) from Bolt's visit. (Pictures by Aprameya .C and PTI).
Bolt signs a new Puma shoe at the press conference.
Bolt with Puma India MD
Puma India MD Rajiv Mehta hands over a new shoe to Bolt.
Let the game begin
Host of the event, former India cricketer Ajay Jadeja hands over the bats to Yuvraj and Bolt.
Time for toss
Bolt and Yuvraj walk out for the toss.
Rain delays start
Rain for more than half hour delayed the start of the exhibition match.
Bolt Vs Yuvraj
For the first time ever, Bolt Vs Yuvraj in India.
The cricket action began with a bowl out between Yuvraj and Bolt's teams.
A chat before the game
Jadeja chats with the duo before start of play.
Muralidhar and Ravi, the umpires for the game.
Bolt to Yuvraj
Bolt opened the bowling and Yuvraj, the batting.
Usain Bolt runs to bowl.
Dealing with a wet ball
Bolt wipes the ball with a towel. Gripping the wet ball was tough for the Jamaican.
Yuvraj in action
Yuvraj Singh bats.
Shining the ball
Bolt shines the ball as he prepares to bowl.
It is out of here
Bolt smashes one into the stands in the sixes challenge with tennis balls.
Bolt gets ready to bat. His team chased down 59. Bolt hit 5 sixes including 2 successive ones off the final two balls of the match.
Yuvraj turns stumper
Yuvraj kept wickets for the final over.
Crowd loves Bolt
Bolt interacting with his fans after the match.
'Help me win'
Bolt gestures during a press conference.
Bolt hits a six.
The trademark Bolt pose with Harbhajan and Yuvraj.
Bolt and Yuvi
This time, it is Bolt with Yuvraj for the bow-and-arrow pose.
Both Yuvraj and Bolt signed a cricket bat.
One more of the bow-and-arrow pose.
Yuvraj celebrates winning 100m dash
Yuvraj celebrates beating Bolt in a 100m dash.
Yuvraj turns photographer
Yuvraj takes a picture of Harbhajan and Bolt.
Speaking after the match
Yuvraj and Bolt speak after the match.
The team picture
All the team members strike a pose.
Umpires with Bolt and Yuvraj
Bolt and Yuvraj oblige the umpires.
Bolt and Yuvraj set off on a 100m dash. Yuvraj won.
Signed shirt for umpire
Bolt signed on the jersey for umpire Muralidhar.
Facing off on the pitch.
Taking tips from Bhajji
Bolt chats with his team-mate Harbhajan Singh.
Bolt, the fielder
Bolt fielding at the boundary.
Jadeja arrives at the Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Yuvraj to Bolt
Yuvraj bowls to Bolt. The Jamaican hit him for 2 sixes.
Bolt bowls to Yuvraj
Bolt bowling to Yuvraj.
A chat with the umpire
Bolt is seen chatting with the umpire.
Yuvraj gets ready to face Bolt.
Bolt's Puma shoes
Bolt, with Puma shoes during a press conference.
'No one can beat my record'
Bolt said no one can beat his world record of 100m.
Bolt took few questions from Bangalore's runners.
Bolt leaves the Chinnaswamy Stadium in a special Puma bus.