The following procedure will apply should the provision for any Super Over be adopted in any match.

1. Subject to weather conditions the Super Over will take place on the scheduled day of the match at a time to be determined by the IPL Match Referee. In normal circumstances it shall commence 10 minutes after the conclusion of the match.

2. The amount of extra time allocated to the Super Over is the greater of (a) the extra time allocated to the original match less the amount of extra time actually utilised and (b) the gap between the actual end of the match and the time the original match would have been scheduled to finish had the whole of the extra time provision been utilised. Should play be delayed prior to or during the Super Over, once the playing time lost exceeds the extra time allocated, the Super Over shall be abandoned. See clause 13 below.

3. The Super Over will take place on the pitch allocated for the match (the designated pitch) unless otherwise determined by the umpires in consultation with the ground authority and the IPL Match Referee.

4. In both innings of the Super Over, the fielding side shall choose from which end to bowl. The umpires shall stand at the same end as that in which they finished the match.

5. Only nominated players in the main match may participate in the Super Over. Should any player (including the batsmen and bowler) be unable to continue to participate in the Super Over due to injury, illness or other wholly acceptable reasons, the relevant Laws and Playing Conditions as they apply in the main match shall also apply in the Super Over.

6. Any penance time being served in the main match shall be carried forward to the Super Over.

7. Each team’s over is played with the same fielding restrictions as apply for the 20th over in a normal IPL match.

8. The team batting second in the main match will bat first in the Super Over.

9. The fielding captain or his nominee shall select the ball with which he wishes to bowl his over in the Super Over from the box of spare balls provided by the umpires. Such box to include the balls used in the main match, but no new balls. The team fielding first in the Super Over shall have first choice of ball. The team fielding second may choose to use the same ball as chosen by the team bowling first. If the ball needs to be changed, then playing conditions as stated for the main match shall apply.

10. The loss of two wickets in the Super Over ends the team’s Super Over innings.

11. The team scoring the most runs in the Super Over shall be declared the winner.

12. In the event of the teams having scored the same number of runs in the Super Over:

a) If the original match was a tie under the D/L method, clause d. below immediately applies.

b) Otherwise, the team whose batsmen hit the most number of boundaries (fours and sixes) combined from its two innings in the main match and the Super Over shall be the winner.

c) If the total number of boundaries hit by both teams is equal, the team whose batsmen score the most number of boundaries (fours and sixes) in its innings in the main match (ignoring the Super Over) will be the winner.

d) If still equal, a count-back from the final ball of the Super Over shall be conducted. The team with the higher scoring delivery shall be the winner. If a team loses two wickets during its Super Over, then any unbowled deliveries will be counted as dot balls. Note that for this purpose, the runs scored from a delivery is defined as the total team runs scored since the completion of the previous legitimate ball, i.e. including any runs resulting from wides, no ball or penalty runs.


Runs scored by:                    Team 1 Team 2


Ball 6                                             1                              1

Ball 5                                             4                              4

Ball 4                                             2_                           1

Ball 3                                             6                              2

Ball 2                                             0                              1

Ball 1                                             2                              6

In this example both teams scored an equal number of runs from the 6th and 5th ball of their innings. However team 1 scored 2 runs from its 4th ball while team 2 scored a single so team 1 is the winner.

e) If still equal, the Super Over shall be declared a tie and the result of the match shall be determined according to clause 21.9 if the match is a regular season match or clause 21.10 if the match is a play-off match.

13. Paragraph 2 examples:
Scheduled finish 11.20pm, 60 minutes extra time available, so scheduled finish time if the whole of the extra time provision is utilised is 12.20am.

a) no extra time is utilised in the original match which overruns ten minutes and finishes at 11.30pm. The Super Over is scheduled to start at 11.40pm with 60 minutes extra time available. It starts on time but is interrupted at 11.45pm. Play must resume by 12.45am otherwise the Super Over is abandoned.

b) 50 minutes of extra time was utilised, with the match scheduled to finish at 12.10am, but it actually finishes at 12.00am. Therefore the extra time allocated to the Super Over is the greater of a) 10 minutes (60 minutes extra time less 50 minutes already utilised) and b) 20 minutes (the gap from the actual finish time of 12.00am and the scheduled finish had the full extra time been utilised of 12.20am). The Super Over was due to start at 12.10am, but is delayed by rain. It must therefore start by 12.30am or the Super Over is abandoned.

c) the match finishes at 12.30am (having started 60 minutes late and overrun by 10 minutes). There is no extra time allocated to the Super Over which should start at 12.40am. Any delay or interruption after 12.40am means the Super Over is abandoned.