'It was a dream': Cricket world erupts over 'amazing' piece of history

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The IPL routinely serves up drama, but the tension in the final moments of the Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians' latest match was through the roof.
Kings XI Punjab batsmen Chris Gayle and Mayank Agarwal embrace after hitting the winning runs in the second super over against the Mumbai Indians in the IPL over the weekend. Picture: Sky Sports Cricket

The Indian Premier League is known for serving up more than its fair share of dramatic moments, but Sunday night's match between Kings XI Punjab and the Mumbai Indians will go down as one of the best ever.

Two end of innings 'super overs' were required for the first time ever after the Kings XI matched Mumbai's total of 176.

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Punjab skipper KL Rahul belted 77 runs from just 51 balls to keep the Indians in the contest and force the first super over.

The two teams remained deadlocked after the first one, with new bowlers and batsmen called for do play the second deciding over.

Both sides banked seven runs in the first super over, before Mumbai's Chris Gayle and Mayank Agarwal scored 12 runs to the Kings XI Punjab's 11 in the second tiebreaker over.

The incredible end to the match wasn't lost on Agarwal, who said the match would 'go down in history'…
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