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Super Over for CT 13 semis and final

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Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 17:56 [IST]
 
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Super Over for CT 13 semis and final

London, June 18: Super Over, which is used as a tie-breaker in Twenty20 games, will also feature in semi-finals and final of the Champions Trophy 2013 if scores are level at the end of the matches.

The stage is set for the semi-final action in Champions Trophy from Wednesday. Hosts England will face South Africa at The Oval on Wednesday while the next day, world champions India will take on neighbours Sri Lanka in Cardiff.

In the event of a tie in last-four and the final, Super Over will be played to decide the winner.

"If a semi-final is tied, the teams shall compete in a Super Over to determine which team progresses to the final," according to ICC's Playing Conditions.

However, if the match and Super Over cannot be played due to weather conditions, then the team which finished on top of the group will progress to the title clash.

In the final, if Super Over cannot take place due to inclement weather, then both teams will be declard joint winners, said ICC.

"In the event of a tied Final, the teams shall compete in a Super Over to determine which team is the winner. If following a tie, weather conditions prevent the Super Over from being completed, or if the match is a no result, the teams will be declared joint winners."

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Story first published:  Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 16:03 [IST]
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