India vs Australia, Sydney 2004: India was put under pressure by Australian pacers, but VVS Laxman and Yuvraj Singh helped India put up 296/4, a good total on a difficult Sydney wicket. While Laxman scored his third century in the tri-series, Yuvraj was the one who kept the scoreboard ticking.
In the 45th over bowled by Andy Bichel, Yuvraj notched up his second century in ODI’s while in the penultimate over, he slammed 22 runs off Ian Harvey. Yuvraj was dismissed by Brett Lee after scoring 139 off 122 balls with the help of 16 fours and 2 sixes.
Although Australia won the game by two wickets and one ball to spare via D/L method, Yuvraj showed the immense talent he possesses and also marked his entry into the world cricket.