Dubai: Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) defeated Mumbai Indians (MI) in Match 36 of IPL 2020, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, on virtue of a triumph in the second super over with the match tied.
Both the teams finished with the same score of 5 runs at the end of the first over, with MI losing 1 wicket and KXIP being 2 down. This forced the match into a historic second super over, where KXIP chased down a target of 12 runs following some excellent batting by Chris Gayle and Mayank Agarwal.
Earlier, KXIP finished with a score of 176/6, following a sublime 77 from skipper K.L. Rahul, after being handed a target of 177 runs, forcing the tie into the first super over. Jasprit Bumrah delivered a terrific performance, picking three wickets.
MI posted a total of 176 runs for loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs, after skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat. Quinton de Kock was the highest run-scorer, smashing 53 runs off 43 deliveries in an innings comprising of three boundaries and as many sixes. De Kock enjoyed quality support from Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard and Nathan Coulter-Nile who chipped in with valuable knocks. Mohammed Shami and Arshdeep Singh accounted for two wickets apiece, with English pacer Chris Jordan completing one dismissal.
KKR beat SRH
Lockie Ferguson’s brilliant bowling display, first in the regulation play and then in the Super Over, guided Kolkata Knight Riders (KRR) to a thrilling win over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Abu Dhabi yesterday.
MI: 176/6 (Quinton de Kock 53, Kieron Pollard 34*; Mohammad Shami 2/30) tied KXIP: 176/6 (K.L. Rahul 77, Nicholas Pooran 24; Jasprit Bumrah 3/24); Super Over 1: KXIP 5/2 tied MI 5/1; Super Over 2: KXIP 15/0 beat MI 11/1
KKR: 163/5 (Shubman Gill 36, Eoin Morgan 34; T. Natarajan 2/40) tied SRH: 163/6 (David Warner 47*, Kane Williamson 36; Lockie Ferguson 3/15); Super Over: KKR 3/0 beat SRH 2/2.
Today’s Match (Oct. 19)
CSK Vs RR – Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, 7.30 pm (IST)
Tomorrow’s Match (Oct. 20)
KXIP Vs DC – Dubai Intl. Cricket Stadium, Dubai, 7.30 pm (IST)
KKR 163/5 & 3/0 beat (in Super Over) SRH 163/6 & 2/2
MI 176/6; 5/1 & 11/1 lose to (in 2nd Super Over) KXIP 176/6; 5/2 & 15/0
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