History has a strange, and often quite eerie, way of repeating itself.

As I watched the tied match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders unfold in Abu Dhabi, it struck me that the proceedings were somewhat similar to what we'd seen when the same two sides played out a tie in 2009.

When I sat down to list out the similarities, I was astonished. I ended up spotting 16 uncanny similarities between the two games. Have a look.

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