Off-spinner Sunil Narine has become the first bowler in Twenty20 cricket history to bowl a maiden in Super Over, during the Caribbean Premier League
Providence (Guyana): West Indian off-spinner Sunil Narine has created cricketing history by becoming the first bowler in the history of T20 format to bowl a maiden Super-Over.
He achieved this feat during fifth game of the Caribbean Premier League and his 'super' Super Over helped his side Guyana Amazon Warriors register a dramatic win over Trinidad and Tobago-based Red Steel.
Interestingly, last week in the opening tie of the CPL T20, Narine had bowled the most economical spell ever in T20 cricket: 4-1-3-0.
Sunil Narine made cricket history on Thursday. File Pic/AFP
With both sides ending up with 118 at the end of the stipulated 20 overs, the game Super Over decider was brought into play.
Kevon Cooper's over for Red Steel saw Amazon Warriors score 11 runs with the help of a six from 'Man of the Match' Christopher Barnwell, .
With Red Steel requiring 12 to win, Narine beat left-hander Nicholas Pooran outside the off-stump with the first four deliveries before having him caught at long-off by Martin Guptil off the fifth ball to seal the game.
Ross Taylor also swung and missed at the final delivery as Red Steel failed to score a single run.