Rajasthan Royals scored 191 for 6 and Kings XI Punjab, in replay, made an identical score in 20 overs, leading to the one-over eliminator to decide the winner of the contest © IANS
Rajasthan Royals scored 191 for 6 and Kings XI Punjab, in replay, made an identical score in 20 overs, leading to the one-over eliminator to decide the winner of the contest © IANS

Mumbai: Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) edged past table toppers Rajasthan Royals (RR) in a thrilling “Super Over” match in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 clash at Ahmedabad on Tuesday night, but the individual displays in the tie-break don’t count for overall statistics.

A senior statistician with the BCCI told PTI that neither individual performances nor team scores in these one-over eliminators get added to the overall statistics of the tournament. Read: Shaun Marsh, David Miller star as Kings XI Punjab win thrilling Super Over against Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2015

“We just mention that Kings XI beat Rajasthan Royals in the Super Over. The team scores are not added to the net run-rate of the competing teams. The individual performances also do not get added up,” he explained. IPL 2015: Points Table and Team Standings

On Tuesday, Royals scored 191 for 6 and Kings XI, in replay, made an identical score in 20 overs, leading to the one-over eliminator to decide the winner of the contest. IPL 2015: Complete Coverage

In the “Super Over” tie-break, Kings XI scored 15 for 2 and then took two of their rivals’ wickets in four legal deliveries conceding only six runs to bring to an end the thrilling contest and also inflict on Royals their first defeat in six games. IPL 2015: Schedule with venue details