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Highlights: IPL 2015 Match 18: KXIP win Super Over thriller against RR

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Ahmedabad, April 22: It was a thrilling match at Sardar Patel Stadium on Tuesday night (April 21) as Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) edged Rajasthan Royals (RR) in Super Over at the Indian Premier League 2015 (IPL 8). (What is Super Over?)

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RR's 5-match unbeaten run was halted by KXIP but not before some tense moments for both teams' players and fans. (Photos from the match)

David Miller sends one to the fence during his half century innings

Here are the highlights of Match 18 of IPL 2015

# This was the first Super Over of IPL 2015

# This was the third time (most by a team) that RR were involved in a Super Over in IPL. They had won the previous two

# After being sent to bat, RR scored 191/6 in 20 overs

# In reply, KXIP too made 191/6 in 20 overs

# Axar Patel hit James Faulker for a 4 on the last ball of the 20-over contest to tie the scores. Mitchell Johnson was the other not out batsman

# Patel should have been run out on the fifth ball of the 20th over but wicketkeeper Sanju Samson failed to collect the ball from the deep and Patel completed 2 runs. On the final ball, 5 runs were required to win

# KXIP needed 14 runs from the final over bowled by Faulkner (Over-wise scores)

# The final over scoring - 2, 2, 1, 2, 2, 4 (Total - 13 runs)

# Johnson-Patel had an unfinished partnership of 25 in just 2.1 runs for the 7th wicket to turn the match

# In the final 5 overs, KXIP required 72 to win

# In the Super Over, KXIP batted first

# David Miller and Shaun Marsh opened the batting

# Miller (0) was out LBW to Chris Morris on the first ball

# Marsh hit two boundaries and was run out off the final ball as KXIP scored 15/2 in Super Over

# In reply, RR were all out (2 wickets allowed per side in Super Over) 6/2 in 0.3 over

# Johnson bowled Shane Watson (0) off the first ball and on the third, Faulkner was run out by wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha as the batsman tried to steal a bye

Shaun Marsh plays a shot

# The second ball was hit for a boundary by Steve Smith. It was also a no-ball for height (above waist)

# If RR had tied the Super Over, they would have won on boundary count in the actual match (RR - 24; KXIP - 22)

# Marsh won the Man-of-the-match award for his 40-ball 65 (5 fours, 3 sixes)

# Miller hit 54 off 30 with 1 four and 5 sixes

# George Bailey was ruled out of today's game due to shoulder injury and Virender Sehwag captained KXIP

# The top scorer of the match was Ajinkya Rahane with 74

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Story first published: Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 1:03 [IST]
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