Super over is a new and exciting concept in cricket. It was first timed tried in a Twenty20 match between New Zealand and West Indies. Super Over is similar to penalty shoot-out that we see in some of the other sports.
After a Tied T20 match, the batting team will nominate 3 batsmen while the bowling team will select one bowler. If the batting side loses 2 wickets before the end of the over, the innings will change. Number of runs scored and wickets lost calculate to who won. If number of runs scored and wickets lost in one off super over are equal, total number of sixes hit in the match by each team decides who won. If still equal, number of fours hit decides the winner.
Topics : Cricket