Dubai: The 36th match of IPL 2020 was the most exciting match in IPL history. The result came out after two super overs in this match between Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab.
In which the team of Kings XI defeated Mi. This match of Punjab and Mumbai has been recorded in the pages of the history of Indian Premier League. This is the first time in IPL. When a Super Over has been played twice in a match. In such a situation, we are going to tell you, the whole story of this match moment by moment.
How did the match tie
Significantly, in this match, the team of Mumbai Indians (MI) won the toss and scored 176-6 runs in 20 overs. For Mumbai, Quinton De Kock scored 53 and Kieron Pollard scored an unbeaten 34 not out. Chasing the target on the other side, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) tied the match by scoring 176-6 runs in 20 overs thanks to captain KL Rahul 77 and finally Deepak Hooda’s unbeaten 23 runs.
In fact, Punjab needed 9 runs to win in the last over. Punjab’s Chris Jordan and Deepak Hooda scored 7 runs in 5 balls of Trent Bolt, showing a wonderful game. Jordan was run out to take 2 runs on the last ball and the match reached the super over.
What happened in the first super over
After the match was tied, Kings XI Punjab team came to play in Super Over. KL Rahul and Nicholas Pooran came to the crease from Punjab. Jasprit Bumrah was responsible for bowling for Mumbai. Bumrah bowled Puran on the second ball of the first super over and KL Rahul on the last ball, stopping Punjab on a score of 5-2 runs.
Mumbai Indians’ Rohit Sharma and Quinton DeKock landed at the crease to chase 6 runs under the first super. But Mohammed Shami, the fast bowler of Kings XI, defended 6 runs while bowling deadly. After which the match went towards the second over.
Punjab wins in the second super over
For the first time in IPL history, the second Super Over match was played. Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya came to play for Mumbai in this second super over. In this over of Punjab bowler Chris Jordan, MI Pollard scored a total of 11 runs including a four and a target of 12 runs in front of Punjab.
To achieve the target of 12 runs in the second over, Chris Ile of Punjab and Chris Gayle and Mayank Agarwal took the responsibility on their shoulders. Gayle turned a six-sided match to Punjab on the first ball of Mumbai Indians pacer Trent Boult during this second super. After that, by hitting a four on the fourth ball, Aggarwal put this exciting match in the bag of Kings XI.
Unique record in IPL of two super over matches in one day
It is known that two matches have been played on Sunday in IPL 2020. In which the first match was played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR vs SRH). Let us know that that match of KKR and Hyderabad was also a tie and the result of the match came in the super over. In such a situation, it was the first time in the Indian Premier League after two super-overs matches between Punjab and Mumbai, when two super overs were played in a day.