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From Ganguly vs Flintoff  to Kohli vs Stokes: How India-England series gets nastier

From Ganguly vs Flintoff to Kohli vs Stokes: How India-England series gets nastier

With ICC sanctions firmly in place, cricket has been losing character due to fear of penalty but there are still a few who can engage the crowd with their on-field skirmishes.

WATCH: When Yuvraj Singh slammed six consecutive sixes against Stuart Broad in ICC World T20 2007

WATCH: When Yuvraj Singh slammed six consecutive sixes against Stuart Broad in ICC World T20 2007

Yuvi's 16-ball 58, which included six consecutive sixes against Stuart Broad, will go down as one of the most scintillating knocks in limited-overs cricket.

RARE VIDEO: THIS gesture by Andrew Flintoff forced Sourav Ganguly to take his shirt off at Lord's balcony

RARE VIDEO: THIS gesture by Andrew Flintoff forced Sourav Ganguly to take his shirt off at Lord's balcony

With 11 runs required off the final six balls, Flintoff bowled a brilliant last over where he scalped the remaining two wickets.

WATCH: Ganguly waves shirt in Lord's balcony after India chase down 325 runs in Natwest series final!

WATCH: Ganguly waves shirt in Lord's balcony after India chase down 325 runs in Natwest series final!

On July 13, 2002 Indian cricket witnessed one of its finest moments as Men in Blue chased down 325 runs against England in Natwest Series final at Lord's cricket ground.

VIDEO: Lord's at his mercy! How 'shirtless' Sourav Ganguly exacted revenge and taught cricket a lesson on celebration

VIDEO: Lord's at his mercy! How 'shirtless' Sourav Ganguly exacted revenge and taught cricket a lesson on celebration

Those days, 300 was considered a safe total, but India chased down England's 325 to win the Natwest Series at Lord's.

Sexism row in BBL: Chris Gayle hits back heavily at criticisers, says it was just for ‘little fun’

Sexism row in BBL: Chris Gayle hits back heavily at criticisers, says it was just for ‘little fun’

In an extract published in The Times, Gayle first tried to clarify his stance over the incident.

Andrew Flintoff tells Yuvraj Singh – 'I will cut your throat off'....Read Yuvi's reply

Andrew Flintoff tells Yuvraj Singh – 'I will cut your throat off'....Read Yuvi's reply

Soon after he instigated Yuvi, the southpaw tonked Stuart Broad for six consecutive sixes.

REVEALED: Yuvraj Singh tells what Andrew Flintoff said to him before he hit six sixes against Stuart Broad

REVEALED: Yuvraj Singh tells what Andrew Flintoff said to him before he hit six sixes against Stuart Broad

When asked whether the heated exchange of words charged him up, the flamboyant left-hander said that it really worked him up.

After Windies beat England, Amitabh Bachchan shows Andrew Flintoff who’s Boss in epic Twitter exchange!

After Windies beat England, Amitabh Bachchan shows Andrew Flintoff who’s Boss in epic Twitter exchange!

Soon after West Indies stunned England in the final of the tournament, Bachchan hit back at Flintoff with the most brutal comeback.

 

HILARIOUS: Andrew Flintoff asks who is Amitabh Bachhan? Read fan's epic reply

HILARIOUS: Andrew Flintoff asks who is Amitabh Bachhan? Read fan's epic reply

Flintoff, who was criticised by several Indian fans for trolling Amitabh Bachchan, later said that people don't get the tongue-in-cheek humour.

 

Amitabh Bachchan, Andrew Flintoff indulge in 'war of words' after Virat Kohli's heroics

Amitabh Bachchan, Andrew Flintoff indulge in 'war of words' after Virat Kohli's heroics

Big B, known for his razor-sharp wit, was swift in responding to Flintoff's tweet.

Andrew Flintoff admits England 'cheated' their way to Ashes triumph in 2005

Andrew Flintoff admits England 'cheated' their way to Ashes triumph in 2005

Flintoff was reflecting on the work of England substitute Gary Pratt, who ran Ricky Ponting out with a direct hit in the fourth Test at Trent Bridge.

IPL didn't excite me emotionally: Andrew Flintoff

IPL didn't excite me emotionally: Andrew Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff revealed that he felt a lack of drive in his bid to excel in the IPL.

Watch: When Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes off Stuart Broad exactly eight years ago!

Watch: When Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes off Stuart Broad exactly eight years ago!

On this day in 2007, swashbuckling Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh created history by hitting six sixes in an over off English bowler Stuart Broad in a Twenty 20 match at Kingsmead.

Artistic touch: England's Ashes batch of 2005, 2015 draw portraits of each other for charity

Artistic touch: England's Ashes batch of 2005, 2015 draw portraits of each other for charity

Former and current England players showed their artistic side by making a sketch of the 2005 and 2015 English Ashes side. They have put these sketches for auction at Cricket United which is UK's biggest ever cricket charity awareness campaign to raise money for disabled charity organisations.

Ashes 2015: Edgbaston Test stirs 2005 memories

Ashes 2015: Edgbaston Test stirs 2005 memories

England and Australia face each other in the third Test at Edgbaston starting on Wednesday a decade on from when the Birmingham ground staged one of the most thrilling contests in Ashes history.

Meet Munish Ansari – Indian speedster who took Oman to World T20 after being ignored by MP

Meet Munish Ansari – Indian speedster who took Oman to World T20 after being ignored by MP

Indian-born Munish Ansari became an overnight hero for Oman as the speedster helped the nation to create history by qualify for the World Twenty20, scheduled to take place next year.

2005 Ashes memories burn bright a decade on

2005 Ashes memories burn bright a decade on

The 2005 Ashes came to be regarded as one of the greatest Anglo-Australian Test series and indeed one of the most thrilling of all time.

Ashes 2015: Ben Stokes accepts all-round burden

Ashes 2015: Ben Stokes accepts all-round burden

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has said he understands why he`s been compared to Ian Botham and Andrew Flintoff but stressed he is determined to make his own mark in international cricket.

I am teetotal to ward off depression, says Andrew Flintoff

I am teetotal to ward off depression, says Andrew Flintoff

Former England cricket captain Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff, whose image as a heavy, fun-loving drinker was sealed by his animated victory celebrations, has opened up about now being teetotal as part of his battle with depression.