New Zealand vs India at Eden Park, Auckland on January 25, 2014: For 99 overs India were out of the match. But in the last six deliveries of the night, with 18 required for an unlikely victory, Ravindra Jadeja almost pulled off a miracle by smashing Corey Anderson for two fours and a six.

Those timely hits, plus a couple of questionable wides, and the singles that Jadeja and last-man Varun Aaron scampered off them, ensured that the game ended with honours even.


New Zealand 314 (Martin Guptill 111, Kane Williamson 65, Luke Ronchi 38, Ravindra Jadeja 2-47, Mohammed Shami 2-84) TIED WITH India 314 for 9 (Ravindra Jadeja 66*, R Ashwin 65, MS Dhoni 50, Corey Anderson 5-63, Hamish Bennett 2-41).

West Indies vs Pakistan at Gros Islet on 19 July 2013: Windies last man Jason Holder cracked 14 runs off the final over - including a huge six over extra-cover off the penultimate ball - as the two teams ended level on scores in the third game of the five-match series.


Pakistan 229 for 6 (Misbah-ul-Haq 75, Umar Akmal 40*, Jason Holder 2-40, Dwayne Bravo 2-50) tied with West Indies 229 for 9 (Lendl Simmons 75, Marlon Samuels 46, Saeed Ajmal 3-36, Junaid Khan 3-54).

Australia vs South Africa at Edgbaston on 17 June 1999: This was THAT famous 1999 World Cup semi-finals match, which ended in a tie, but Australia went through to the final because of their superior run rate in the Super Six stage..

It was not a game for the weak-hearted as there were twists and turns aplenty, which finally ended following a brain-fade on the part of Lance Klusener, who had a brilliant outing in the 1999 World Cup.


Australia 213 (Michael Bevan 65, Steve Waugh 56, Shaun Pollock 5-36, Allan Donald 4-32) tied with South Africa 213 (Jacques Kallis 53, Jonty Rhodes 43, Lance Klusener 31*, Shane Warne 4-29, Paul Reiffel 1-28).

Australia vs West Indies at MCG on 11 February 1984: This was the first-ever tied match in One-Day Internationals.


West Indies 222 for 5 (Viv Richards 59, Richie Richardson 43, Kepler Wessels 2-29, Geoff Lawson 1-26) tied with Australia 222 for 9 (Kepler Wessels 77, Kim Hughes 53, Joel Garner 3-39, Michael Holding 3-39).

South Africa vs West Indies at Cardiff on 14 June 2013: This rain-affected Group B match in the Champions League would have been West Indies' had Kieron Pollard not been dismissed just before the showers returned to end the match. West Indies' revised target was 191 from 26.1 overs and this result meant South Africa progressed to the semi-finals by virtue of a greater net run rate.


South Africa 230 for 6 in 31 overs (Colin Ingram 73, David Miller 38, Dwayne Bravo 2-43, Ravi Rampaul 1-37) tied with West Indies 190 for 6 in 26.1 overs (Marlon Samuels 48, Chris Gayle 36, Dale Steyn 2-33, Robin Peterson 1-22).

India vs England at Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on 27 February 2011: Sachin Tendulkar and Andrew Strauss scored centuries in this high-scoring thriller of a tie. England looked on course to chase down the stiff target of 339 before Zaheer Khan dismissed Ian Bell and Strauss in the 43rd over to throw the match wide open.

England needed 14 runs to win off the last over of the match bowled by Munaf Patel and with two needed from the last delivery, Graeme Swann and Ajmal Shahzad ran a single off as honours were shared.


India 338 (Sachin Tendulkar 120, Yuvraj Singh 58, Gautam Gambhir 51, Tim Bresnan 5-48) tied with England 338 for 8 (Andrew Strauss 158, Ian Bell 69, Zaheer Khan 3-64, Munaf Patel 2-70).

Australia vs South Africa at Dockland Stadium, Melbourne on 18 August 2000: Australia were cruising at 146 for 2 chasing 227, but a brilliant comeback by the South African bowlers aided by their fielders, ensured the two teams would be at the centre of another exciting tie in just over a year.


South Africa 226 for 8 (Jonty Rhodes 54, Mark Boucher 51, Jason Gillespie 3-40, Ian Harvey 2-43) tied with Australia 226 for 9 (Mark Waugh 48, Ricky Ponting 39, Andrew Hall 2-8, Nicky Boje 2-33, Lance Kluesener 2-41).

South Africa vs Sri Lanka at Kingsmead, Durban on 3 March 2003: A horrible miscalculation that saw South Africa's World Cup hopes end in the group stages on home soil. Incessant rainfall forced the players off the field with South Africa needing 40 runs from the last 30 balls of the match, but according to the Duckworth-Lewis method, the game ended in a tie.


Sri Lanka 268 for 9 (Marvan Atapattu 124, Aravinda de Silva 73, Jacques Kallis 3-41, Andrew Hall 2-62) tied with South Africa 229 for 6 in 45 overs (Herschelle Gibbs 73, Mark Boucher 45*, Aravinda de Silva 2-36, Sanath Jayasuriya 2-49).

Ireland vs Zimbabwe at Sabina Park, Kingston on 15 March 2007: Jeremy Bray's outstanding unbeaten century and Zimbabwe's choke in a relatively easy run chase were the main talking points of this Group D match in the 2007 World Cup. Zimbabwe, chasing 222, seemed to be on track at 92 for 2 before slipping to 133 for 5.

Stuart Matsikenyeri and Brendan Taylor then got Zimbabwe back on track but after the latter's dismissal in the 44th over, Ireland came back strongly into the match and in the end earned a well-deserved point.


Ireland 221 for 9 (Jeremy Bray 115*, Elton Chigumbura 2-21, Gary Brent 2-40) tied with Zimbabwe 221 (Stuart Matsikenyeri 73*, Vusi Sibanda 67, Kyle McCallan 2-56, Andre Botha 1-32, Trent Johnston 1-32).

India vs Sri Lanka at Adelaide Oval on 14 February 2012: India needed 24 runs from the last two overs; and nine off the last over bowled by Lasith Malinga, who missed a golden chance to run out MS Dhoni in the fourth delivery of that over.

With four runs required from the last ball, Dhoni and Umesh Yadav ran three runs as the match had an exciting end.


Sri Lanka 236 for 9 (Dinesh Chandimal 81, Mahela Jayawardene 43, Vinay Kumar 3-46, R Ashwin 2-30) tied with India 236 for 9 (Gautam Gambhir 91, MS Dhoni 58*, Thisara Perera 2-45, Lasith Malinga 2-53).

West Indies vs Australia at Guyana on 21 April 1999: A pitch invasion ended the rain-truncated match of 30 overs, when Steve Waugh and Shane Warne were jostled as they attempted to level the scores off the final ball. After meeting captains and officials, referee Raman Subba Row declared a tie.


West Indies 173 for 5 (Sherwin Campbell 41, Ridley Jacobs 33, Shane Lee 3-39, Shane Warne 2-35) tied with Australia 173 for 7 (Steve Waugh 72*, Adam Gilchrist 44, Mervyn Dillon 3-25, Phil Simmons 2-25).

West Indies vs Australia at St Vincent on 20 March 2012: West Indies had slipped to 78 for 5 in their run chase of 221, but fought their way back and needed only one run from the final three deliveries of the match to be bowled by Brett Lee.

However, a mix-up between Darren Sammy and last man Kemar Roach saw both stranded at the striker's end, and Lee broke the stumps at his, as the match had a dramatic end.


Australia 220 (Michael Hussey 67, George Bailey 59, Sunil Narine 3-32, Kemar Roach 2-42) tied with West Indies 220 (Johnson Charles 45, Andre Russell 37, Shane Watson 3-30, Xavier Doherty 2-30).

Zimbabwe vs New Zealand at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo on 1 October 1997: Chris Harris almost pulled off an improbable win as New Zealand needed 30 from the final two overs, and 15 from the last. Gavin Larsen, though, was run out at the non-striker's end off the last delivery of the match.


Zimbabwe 233 for 8 (Grant Flower 66, David Houghton 40, Shayne O'Connor 2-28, Gavin Larsen 2-42) tied with New Zealand 233 for 9 (Chris Harris 77*, Matt Horne 55, John Rennie 2-47, Paul Strang 1-26).

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka at Sharjah on 15 October 1999: In a dream nine-ball spell, Abdul Razzaq took four for nought to snatch a tie from what seemed a certain Sri Lankan victory. At one stage, Sri Lanka needed just 24 from 10 overs with eight wickets remaining.


Pakistan 196 (Yousuf Youhana 48, Inzamam-ul-Haq 42, Muttiah Muralitharan 2-22, Chaminda Vaas 2-29) tied with Sri Lanka 196 (Romesh Kaluwitharana 75, Russel Arnold 61, Abdur Razzaq 5-31, Wasim Akram 3-38).

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka at Sharjah on 11 November 1996: Sri Lanka, chasing a target of 170, needed only 11 runs from the last five overs to win, but Danny Morrison salvaged the tie for New Zealand with a fine bowling display.


New Zealand 169 for 8 (Nathan Astle 66, Mark Greatbatch 35, Sajeewa de Silva 3-18, Aravinda de Silva 2-28) tied with Sri Lanka 169 (Sanath Jayasuriya 53, Arjuna Ranatunga 34, Danny Morrison 5-34, Chris Cairns 2-44).

England vs India at Lord's on 11 September 2011: In a frantic finish, the fourth ODI was tied under the Duckworth/Lewis method to give England the series as rain swept across the ground moments after Ravi Bopara had been caught at deep midwicket.


India 280 for 5 (Suresh Raina 84, MS Dhoni 78*, Graeme Swann 2-49, Stuart Broad 2-52) tied with England 270 for 8 in 48.5 overs (Ravi Bopara 96, Ian Bell 54, Graeme Swann 31, RP Singh 3-59, Praveen Kumar 1-35).

India vs Zimbabwe at Nehru Stadium, Indore on 18 November 1993: Zimbabwe needed 10 runs to win with one wicket remaining when Manoj Prabhakar began the final over of the match. Heath Streak was run out off the last ball while attempting a second run that would have given Zimbabwe the win.


India 248 for 5 (Manoj Prabhakar 91, Vinod Kambli 55, Stephen Peall 3-54, David Brain 1-37) tied with Zimbabwe 248 (Andy Flower 56, Ali Shah 37, Javagal Srinath 3-44, Manoj Prabhakar 2-41).

Zimbabwe vs Pakistan at Harare Sports Club on 22 February 1995: Pakistan required 51 from the last ten overs, but faltered after two run-outs. Zimbabwe's Bryan Strang, who had claimed two early wickets, added two more.


Zimbabwe 219 for 9 (Grant Flower 41, Guy Whittall 33, Aamer Sohail 3-33, Wasim Akram 2-24) tied with Pakistan 219 (Saeed Anwar 103*, Ijaz Ahmed 25, Bryan Strang 4-36, Guy Whittall 3-46).

Australia vs Pakistan at Bellerive Oval, Hobart on 10 December 1992: Pakistan staged a remarkable late-order revival that culminated in Asif Mujtaba hitting Steve Waugh for six over mid-wicket off the last delivery to tie the match.


Australia 228 for 7 (Dean Jones 53, Mark Taylor 46, Aaqib Javed 2-35, Waqar Younis 1-43) tied with Pakistan 228 for 9 (Saleem Malik 64, Asif Mujtaba 56*, Craig McDermott 4-42, Mike Whitney 1-29).

New Zealand vs Pakistan at Eden Park, Auckland on 13 March 1994: New Zealand were on course to overhaul the paltry target of 162, but lost their last six wickets for only 19 runs.


Pakistan 161 for 9 (Basit Ali 34, Saeed Anwar 25, Gavin Larsen 4-24, Shane Thomson 2-22) tied with New Zealand 161 (Ken Rutherford 47, Chris Cairns 39, Waqar Younis 6-30, Akram Raza 1-21).

New Zealand vs England at McLean Park, Napier on 26 February 1997: England needed two runs off the last delivery of the match bowled by Geoff Allott. Darren Gough missed connecting with the ball but he and Dominic Cork scrambled a bye.


New Zealand 237 (Bryan Young 53, Nathan Astle 34, Craig White 4-37, Darren Gough 2-34) tied with England 237 for 8 (Graham Thorpe 55, Nick Knight 39, Chris Harris 3-20, Geoff Allott 2-49).

India vs Zimbabwe at Boland Park, Paarl on 27 January 1997: The see-saw match ended in a tie when Robin Singh was run out off the last ball of the match.


Zimbabwe 236 for 8 (Alastair Campbell 61, Paul Strang 47, Venkatesh Prasad 3-49, Anil Kumble 2-58) tied with India 236 (Robin Singh 48, Saba Karim 38, Eddo Brandes 5-41, Paul Strang 1-38).

England vs Australia at Trent Bridge on 27 May 1989: Allan Lamb scored a century; Australia needed two runs off the final ball of the match bowled by Phil DeFreitas, but could only manage a bye.


England 226 for 5 (Allan Lamb 100*, Mike Gatting 37, Tim May 2-35, Terry Alderman 1-38) tied with Australia 226 for 8 (Steve Waugh 43, Allan Border 39, John Emburey 2-47, Derek Pringle 1-38).

Pakistan vs West Indies at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore on 22 November 1991: Needing two runs from the last delivery of the match bowled by Curtly Ambrose, Mushtaq Ahmed was run out returning for the second, as Richie Richardson's throw came straight into David Williams' gloves.


West Indies 186 for 5 (Desmond Haynes 69, Philo Wallace 32, Wasim Akram 2-36, Aaqib Javed 2-49) tied with Pakistan 186 for 9 (Imran Khan 51, Ijaz Ahmed 27, Malcolm Marshall 3-39, Curtly Ambrose 2-28).

West Indies vs Pakistan at Guyana on 3 April 1993: The match finished with the scores level but the players left the field believing West Indies had won, having lost one less wicket. However, ICC referee Raman Subba Row intervened to declare a tie because of a crowd invasion.


Pakistan 244 for 6 (Basit Ali 57, Inzamam-ul-Haq 53, Courtney Walsh 2-48, Carl Hooper 1-27) tied with West Indies 244 for 5 (Desmond Haynes 82, Carl Hooper 69*, Aamer Nazir 1-28, Aamer Sohail 1-42).

South Africa vs England at Bloemfontein on 2 February 2005: Kevin Pietersen scored his maiden international century in this match that ended in a tie after a last-ball thriller. South Africa needed eight runs with five wickets for victory at the start of the last over of the match bowled by Kabir Ali, and he just about held his nerve, to avoid a defeat for England.


England 270 for 5 (Kevin Pietersen 108*, Michael Vaughan 42, Andrew Hall 1-50, Makhaya Ntini 1-51) tied with South Africa 270 for 8 (Herschelle Gibbs 78, Jacques Kallis 63, Kabir Ali 3-56, Matthew Hoggard 2-42).

Ireland vs Pakistan at Clontarf Cricket Club Ground, Dublin on 23 May 2013: The rain-affected match was reduced to 47 overs, and Ireland needed 15 runs to win in the last over of the match bowled by Saeed Ajmal. Their revised target under the Duckworth-Lewis method was 276.

Kevin O'Brien hit a six in the fourth delivery and took two runs from the penultimate to leave the equation at five runs needed from the last delivery. O'Brien hit the delivery to the deep backward square boundary as Ireland gave Pakistan a real fright.


Pakistan 266 for 5 (Mohammad Hafeez 122*, Asad Shafiq 84, Alex Cusack 2-50, Kevin O'Brien 2-43) tied with Ireland 275 for 5 (Paul Stirling 103, Kevin O'Brien 84*, Mohammad Hafeez 2-34, Junaid Khan 2-54).

England vs Australia at Lord's on 2 July 2005: England were 33 for 5 chasing 197 in the final of the 2005 NatWest Series, but Paul Collingwood and Geraint Jones added 116 runs for the sixth wicket; but despite this the hosts slipped to 162 for 8. Ashley Giles and Darren Gough, however, denied Australia an outright win with their ninth wicket partnership worth 32 runs.


Australia 196 (Michael Hussey 62*, Andrew Symonds 29, Steve Harmison 3-27, Andrew Flintoff 3-23) tied with England 196 for 9 (Geraint Jones 71, Paul Collingwood 53, Glenn McGrath 3-25, Brett Lee 2-36).

New Zealand vs England at McLean Park, Napier on 20 February 2008: Luke Wright was calmness personified under intense pressure in this high-scoring thriller of a tie. Chasing 341, New Zealand needed seven runs from the last over, with Jamie How and Daniel Vettori in the middle.

Wright conceded only six runs in his sole over of the match as How's stellar century wasn't enough to get New Zealand over the line.


England 340 for 6 (Phil Mustard 83, Alastair Cook 69, Paul Collingwood 54*, Daniel Vettori 2-66, Jesse Ryder 2-14) tied with New Zealand 340 for 7 (Jamie How 139, Brendon McCullum 58, Ross Taylor 48, Stuart Broad 2-75, Ryan Sidebottom 1-45).

India vs West Indies at W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth on 6 December 1991: This was a low-scoring thriller that West Indies looked to edge until Sachin Tendulkar took the last wicket of Anderson Cummins as the match ended in a tie.


India 126 (Ravi Shastri 33, Praveen Amre 20, Curtly Ambrose 2-9, Anderson Cummins 2-21) tied with West Indies 126 (Anderson Cummins 24, Curtly Ambrose 17, Subroto Banerjee 3-30, Javagal Srinath 2-27).

Netherlands vs Ireland at Amstelveen on 9 July 2013: Ireland qualified for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 after a dramatic last-gasp tie with the Netherlands. The Netherlands' No. 9 batsman Michael Rippon hit a four and a six from the final two deliveries off John Mooney to snatch a point for his side.

But Ireland's point was good enough to see them top the ICC World Cup League Championship and advance, for the third successive time, to ICC's flagship event that will be staged in Australia and New Zealand in 2015.


Ireland 268 for 5 (Ed Joyce 96*, Niall O'Brien 50, Mudassar Bukhari 2-63, Michael Swart 1-44) tied with Netherlands 268 for 9 (Wesley Barresi 46, Daan van Bunge 45, Eric Szwarczynski 44, Kevin O'Brien 3-52, Paul Stirling 2-37).

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