IPL 2020: KXIP clinch victory in historic second Super Over
For the first time in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL), Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) have won the match in the second super over. In fact, this has been the first time in the history of cricket.
The hero of that match is Mayank Agarwal. With the ‘Universal Boss’ Chris Gayle. In the match played in the second super over, Mumbai Indians (MI) lost in an epic encounter.
Mumbai batted first at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday and scored 176 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. In reply Punjab also scored 176 runs for 6 wickets. The match then went to a Super Over.
In the Super Over, Punjab batted first and scored 5 runs. Mumbai also got stuck for 5 runs in reply with Mohammad Shami’s brilliance. For the first time in the history, there was a Super Over tie and went into the second Super Over. Mumbai batted first this time and scored 11 runs. It could have been more runs if Agarwal didn’t save a clear six from the boundary region.
In reply, Chris Gayle and Mayank Agarwal batted aggressively and scored 15 runs off 4 balls.
Gayle hit a six off Trent Boult on the first ball. He took 1 run in the next ball. Mayank then hit two boundaries off the third and fourth balls to give them a historic victory.
Punjab is in the sixth position of the points table with 6 points after winning 3 out of 9 matches. On the other hand, Mumbai is in the second place with 12 points after winning 6 out of 9 matches.