Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), on Sunday, won the second Super Over against Mumbai Indians (MI) after scores levelled twice in the 36th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Quinton de Kock’s half-century powered MI to 176 for 6 in 20 overs after Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bat first. In reply, KXIP finished at the same score and tied the game. Skipper KL Rahul top-scored with 77 off 51 balls. The match entered the Super Over where KXIP batted first and put 5/1 on the board. MI amassed as many runs in return, forcing a second Super Over to be played. Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya came out to bat in the final Super Over as MI posted 11/1. Chasing a 12-run target, Chris Gayle hit a six off the first ball while Mayank Agarwal struck two boundaries to take KXIP home.
Apart from the thrilling contest, what caught the attention of the fans was a mystery girl who stole the hearts of the netizens during the match.
— Digvijay Singh (@digvijay_1177) October 18, 2020
Hats off to the cameraman…Thanks pic.twitter.com/TjG6y5es6w
— Simranjit Singh (@SimranHayer4) October 18, 2020
— Pranit Bhandula (@pranitbhandula) October 18, 2020
Everyone: Who win today's match.
Camera man: pic.twitter.com/jpf3gwj3BW
— Vartika (@Arey_Vartika) October 18, 2020
Riana Lalwani – The Super Over girl
The Super Over girl whose pictures are making rounds of the internet is Riana Lalwani, and she seems to be enjoying all the attention she is getting. Riana was supporting KXIP as she was seen cheering the team from the stands and after close to five hours, her favourite team defeated one of the strongest teams of the competition.
Interestingly, her bio also reads, “that super over girl.” She has even shared a hilarious meme in her Instagram stories.