Super over in third match of T20 World Cup 2024, 12 years in the history of the tournament.

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The Indian Premier League i.e. IPL is said to be the most popular T20 league in the world, but in the 74 matches of this year’s tournament, not a single match reached the Super Over, but only the third match of the T20 World Cup 2024 was seen. A super over. The match was played in Barbados between Namibia and Oman, which was low scoring. This match was tied. Batting first, Oman scored 109 runs and the Namibian team could only score 109 runs. Thus, a super over was organized to decide the outcome of the match, in which Namibia emerged victorious.

You will be surprised to know that Super Over has happened after 12 years in the history of T20 World Cup. The last time the result of the match was in the Super Over in 2012. In the 2012 T20 World Cup, the match ended in a super over twice. Both matches were against Super 8. Surprisingly, one team in both the matches was New Zealand. New Zealand had to face defeat in both the matches. The match has been tied only four times. In 2007, the T20 World Cup also saw a tie between India and Pakistan. In that match, the outcome of the match was decided by a ball out.

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Talking about Namibia vs Oman T20 World Cup 2024 Super Over, Namibian team batted first. Captain Gerhard Erasmus and David Visa came out to bat. Bilal Khan took the bowling responsibility, but David Visa took a four off the first ball, a six off the second ball, two runs off the third ball and a run off the fourth ball. After this Captain Erasmus hit two fours off the last two balls. In this way total 21 runs were scored in the over.

While Zeeshan Maqsood and Naseem Khushi came to bat from Oman. David Visa took charge of the bowling. There was no run on the first ball. Two runs on the next ball and Khushi was bowled on the third ball. Thus ended the match for the team. Oman captain Aqib Ilyas came to bat on the fifth ball. He took a run off this ball and hit a six off the last ball, but Namibia won the match. It was because of David Visa that the match reached the super over as he did not concede a single run off the last ball. Thus he was the hero of the victory in this match.

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