Best super over in cricket history
Super Overs in cricket can be incredibly exciting, and there have been some memorable and thrilling moments in the history of the game. While it’s subjective to determine the “best” Super Overs, here are a few notable Super Overs that have left a lasting impact on fans:
- 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup Final – England vs. New Zealand: This Super Over took place in the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup, and it couldn’t have been more dramatic. England and New Zealand both scored 15 runs in their Super Overs, but England was declared the winner based on boundaries scored throughout the match, as they had hit more boundaries than New Zealand.
- 2010 ICC World Twenty20 – Australia vs. Pakistan: In this Super Over, both teams scored 6 runs. However, Australia was declared the winner as they had lost fewer wickets during the match.
- 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) – Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Mumbai Indians: Jasprit Bumrah of the Mumbai Indians bowled a fantastic Super Over, helping his team win the match. The Super Over was particularly remarkable for the high-pressure situation and the quality of bowling.
- 2012 Indian Premier League (IPL) – Delhi Daredevils vs. Royal Challengers Bangalore: Chris Gayle, playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore, smashed 21 runs in a Super Over, which proved to be too much for Delhi Daredevils to chase.
- 2019 Big Bash League (BBL) – Melbourne Renegades vs. Melbourne Stars: In a Melbourne derby, the Renegades defended 7 runs in the Super Over, thanks to some brilliant bowling by Kane Richardson. This Super Over was crucial in the context of the BBL tournament.
These are just a few examples, and there have been many more exciting Super Overs in cricket history. The thrill of a Super Over often comes from the high stakes, pressure, and the incredible performances of players in those critical moments.