The fourth match of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) was played between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in which Steve Smith led Rajasthan Royals defeated Chennai Super Kings by 16 runs.
In the fourth match of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) played in Sharjah on Tuesday, Chennai Super Kings fast bowler Lungi Ngidi gave 30 runs in the last over and it became one of the most expensive overs in the history of IPL. Jofra Archer, who came on to bat at number 9 for Rajasthan Royals, hit sixes off his first four balls, two of which were no balls.
Jofra Archer scored four sixes in the last over of Lungi Ngidi and scored an unbeaten 27 off just eight balls, which helped the team score over 200 runs.
Earlier in the match between Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab in the IPL 2020, Chris Jordan also threw the most expensive last over in IPL history. He bowled the last over of the innings for Kings XI in Dubai against Delhi Capitals on 20 September, which proved to be the most expensive. In this over, Jordan gave 30 runs, including one wide and one no-ball.
Similarly, in 2017, Ashok Dinda from Rising Pune Giant bowled 30 runs against Mumbai Indians.
At the same time, in 2018, Mavi played 29 for Delhi Daredevils and Bravo while playing for KKR bowled the same number of runs for Mumbai Indians against Chennai Super Kings.
Most Expensive 20th Overs in IPL
- 30 runs – Dinda, RPS v MI, 2017
- 30 runs – Jordan, KXIP v DC, 2020
- 30 runs – Ngidi, CSK v RR, 2020
- 29 runs – Mavi, KKR v DD, 2018
- 29 runs – Bravo, MI v CSK, 2019
Whereas in 2011, the most expensive over was thrown in the history of IPL, in which 37 runs were scored. West Indies explosive batsman Chris Gayle scored 37 runs in an over from Prashant Parameswaran playing against the Kochi Tuskers Kerala.