There have been 24 tied One Day International cricket matches
out of over 2,900 played since 1971. In cricket
, a One Day International
(ODI) is tied
if the match ends with each team having scored exactly the same number of runs
and with the side batting second having completed its innings
with all 10 batsmen
or the pre-determined number of overs
having been completed. In a rain-affected match, the match is tied if the Duckworth-Lewis method
indicates that the second team exactly meets but does not exceed the par score. There are also two further matches where the scores ended level, but one side was declared the winner, because it lost fewer wickets.
Tied matches were relatively rare in the first two decades of ODIs. ODIs had been played for 13 years before the first tie in 1984, in the 247th ODI. There was a gap of 5 years until the second tied ODI, in 1989, in the 567th ODI. However, since 1991, a further 21 tied ODIs have occurred in approximately 2,400 matches.
nation has been involved in a tied ODI except Bangladesh
, with Australia
involved in the most (eight) including three ties with South Africa
. There has been at least one tied ODI in every Test-playing nation except Sri Lanka
, with the most (four) in both Australia
and South Africa
On February 16, 2006, New Zealand
and the West Indies
tied a Twenty20
match in Auckland
, sending the game in to a bowl-off
. Another bowl-off was required at the 2007 Twenty20 World......