On this day in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, India explosive middle order batsman Yuvraj Singh ended Australia's dream run at World Cups with a pulsating half-century that knocked Aussies out of the competition in the quarter-finals stage.
On a warm Summer's day, Australian skipper Ricky Ponting compiled a solid century to propel Australia to 260 on a two-paced track at Motera Stadium, Ahemdabad.
In reply, Indian opener Sachin Tendulkar scored an equally classy 53 to get India's chase rolling. Aussies bounce back with quick wickets leaving India to get 74 off with 5 wicket remaining.
Yuvraj Singh (57*) in the company of middle-order batsman Suresh Raina, then counter attacked and took the host home with over two overs to spare, sparkling wild celebrations.
The defeat ended Aussies pursuit of winning a fourth ICC Cricket World Cup on the trot. Team India progressed to the semi-finals where they defeat Pakistan before completing a historic victory in the finals versus Sri Lanka in Wankhede, Mumbai.