Double Super Over! Kings XI stun defending champs
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Roller-coaster weekend of IPL action ends in thrilling fashion as Punjab and Mumbai require two Super Overs to decide a winner
Boult's déjà vu as Kings win double Super Over

New Zealand quick Trent Boult again found himself at the centre of Super Over heartbreak as his Mumbai Indians fell to Kings XI Punjab in dramatic circumstances in the Indian Premier League overnight.

The two teams needed a second Super Over to split them after scores were initially tied at 6-176, before the first Super Over also finished level at five runs apiece.

With the bizarre boundary countback rule that earned England the ODI World Cup trophy last year amid farcical scenes having been amended, the new process came into play here, with a second Super Over finally deciding a winner as Punjab chased down a total of 11 with two balls to spare.

Indian batsman Mayank Agarwal emerged as the hero, saving four runs in the first half of the second Super Over with a spectacular piece of over-the-boundary fielding, and then striding to the middle and nervelessly dispatching two fours from Boult to push his side off the bottom of the ladder.

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