PHOTOS: Bolt turns 'sixer king'; Yuvraj becomes 'fastest man'

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Updated: Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 15:41 [IST]
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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.

Also read: Bolt smashes 5 sixes

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).

The first pose

Bolt started off the day with a Puma press conference on Tuesday afternoon. He announced his arrival with his trademark pose.

New shoe

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.

Bowl out

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.

The umpires

Muralidhar and Ravi, the umpires for the game.

Bolt to Yuvraj

Bolt opened the bowling and Yuvraj, the batting.

Nice action

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 bats

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.

A six

Bolt hits a six.

Memorable pose

The trademark Bolt pose with Harbhajan and Yuvraj.

Bolt and Yuvi

This time, it is Bolt with Yuvraj for the bow-and-arrow pose.

Signed bat

Both Yuvraj and Bolt signed a cricket bat.

One more

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.

Who wins?

Bolt and Yuvraj set off on a 100m dash. Yuvraj won.

Signed shirt for umpire

Bolt signed on the jersey for umpire Muralidhar.

Face off

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

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.

On-field action

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.

Answering questions

Bolt took few questions from Bangalore's runners.

Goodbye Bangalore

Bolt leaves the Chinnaswamy Stadium in a special Puma bus.


Story first published:  Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 11:12 [IST]
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