Get ready to relive some of the most thrilling moments in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with these top 5 memorable matches that ended in super overs! From nail-biting finishes to outstanding performances, these matches have everything a cricket fan could ask for.
Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL Super Over, 2019
First up is the Kings XI Punjab vs. Kolkata Knight Riders match from 2019. Both teams had scored 185 runs each in the regular match, and it all came down to the super over. Kings XI Punjab scored 15 runs, leaving the Kolkata Knight Riders with the task of scoring 16 runs to win. However, Mohammed Shami’s exceptional bowling performance secured Kings XI Punjab’s victory by just 2 runs.
Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL Super Over, 2014
Next on the list is the 2014 match between the Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders. With Rajasthan Royals scoring 152 runs in the regular match, Kolkata Knight Riders needed 11 runs to win in the last over. But James Faulkner took two crucial wickets, leading to a tie. Kolkata Knight Riders went on to win the Super Over by a boundary count, leaving Rajasthan Royals in disappointment.
Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Lions IPL Super Over, 2017
In 2017, the Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Lions played a high-scoring match that resulted in a super over. Mumbai Indians scored 11 runs in the super over, and Gujarat Lions needed 12 runs to win. However, losing two wickets in the first two balls meant that the Mumbai Indians won by 5 runs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Daredevils IPL Super Over, 2013
The Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils match from 2013 was another exciting encounter that ended in a tie. Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 152 runs in the regular match, and Delhi Daredevils needed 16 runs to win in the last over. Vinay Kumar’s brilliant over gave away only 15 runs, leading to a tie. In the super over, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 15 runs, and Delhi Daredevils needed 16 runs to win. However, they fell short, and Royal Challengers Bangalore won by four runs.
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL Super Over, 2019
Last but not least is the 2019 match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Kolkata Knight Riders scored only 161 runs in the regular match, and Sunrisers Hyderabad needed 3 runs to win in the last over. However, they could only manage two runs, resulting in a tie. In the super over, the Kolkata Knight Riders scored 2 runs, and the Sunrisers Hyderabad needed 3 runs to win. But they lost two wickets in the first two balls, allowing the Kolkata Knight Riders to secure a victory by two runs.
These Super Over matches showcase the unpredictability and excitement that the IPL is known for. They are a testament to the passion and competitiveness of the teams and the dedication of the fans. As we look forward to the upcoming IPL seasons, we can only hope for more thrilling encounters that will leave us breathless and on the edge of our seats.
IPL All Super Over Records
So far, there have been 13 matches played where matches end with a super over. Here is the full list.
|23 April 2009||Kolkata Knight Riders v. Rajasthan Royals||Cape Town||Rajasthan Royals won eliminator|
|21 March 2010||Chennai Super Kings v. Punjab Kings||Chennai||Kings XI Punjab won eliminator|
|16 April 2013||Royal Challengers Bangalore v. Delhi Capitals||Bengaluru, Bangalore||Royal Challengers Bangalore won eliminator|
|07 April 2013||Sunrisers Hyderabad v. Royal Challengers Bangalore||Hyderabad||Sunrisers Hyderabad won eliminator|
|29 April 2014||Kolkata Knight Riders v. Rajasthan Royals||Abu Dhabi||Rajasthan Royals won eliminator|
|29 April 2017||Gujarat Lions v. Mumbai Indians||Khandheri, Rajkot||Mumbai Indians won eliminator|
|30 March 2019||Delhi Capitals v. Kolkata Knight Riders||Delhi||Delhi Capitals won eliminator|
|02 May 2019||Mumbai Indians v. Sunrisers Hyderabad||Mumbai||Mumbai Indians won eliminator|
|28 September 2020||Mumbai Indians v. Royal Challengers Bangalore||Dubai||Royal Challengers Bangalore won eliminator|
|20 September 2020||Delhi Capitals v. Punjab Kings||Dubai||Delhi Capitals won eliminator|
|18 October 2020||Kolkata Knight Riders v. Sunrisers Hyderabad||Abu Dhabi||Kolkata Knight Riders won eliminator|
|18 October 2020||Punjab Kings v. Mumbai Indians||Dubai||Kings XI Punjab won eliminator|
|25 April 2021||Delhi Capitals v. Sunrisers Hyderabad||Chennai||Delhi Capitals won eliminator|