The big star for Punjab in the 2 Super Overs definitely was Mohammed Shami who managed to defend the five runs Punjab’s batters had scored in the first Super Over. The skipper, KL Rahul, was all praise for his India team-mate after the match.
“You can never prepare for Super Overs. No team does. So you have to trust your bowler’s gut. You trust your bowler, and let them believe their instinct and gut. He (Shami) was very clear he wanted to go six yorkers. He has been phenomenal, and keeps getting better every game. It is important that senior players win the games for the team,” said Rahul.
While Punjab played the first-ever double Super Over of the IPL’s history, the team has already been part of another Super Over game earlier in the tournament, a match that they eventually lost to Delhi on 20 September.
“It is not the first time. But we don’t want to make a habit out of it. We…