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Is it possible to give player of the match award to more than one player, when the stats and performances of more than one player (from the same team) equals the same?

If yes, any history for the above?

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As the question is about sharing the player of the match award between two players from same team, here is the example for that in an international match.

Sunil Gavaskar and Chetan Sharma shared the "Man of the match" award in World Cup 87.
Scorecard of the match.

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Nice find from old days! +1 –  hims056 Aug 23 '13 at 10:22

There are several occasions where man of the match award has been shared by two players

  1. Ravi Bopara and Suresh Raina : http://crickethighlights.com/2011/09/suresh-raina-and-ravi-bopara-joint-men-of-the-match-ind-vs-eng-odi-4th/

  2. Muralitharan and Ashraful : www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/image/187690.html

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I have deleted Atif Maqbool (Karachi Dolphins) and Shahzaib Hasan (Karachi Dolphins) answer as Domestic cricket leagues like IPL,BPL,SLPL BIG BASH etc are not recognized by ICC –  gout Jan 2 '13 at 4:39

Yes, it's possible to share the Man of the Match award between two players of the same team.

In a day/night 20-over domestic match between Lahore Eagles vs Karachi Dolphins on 4th December 2012, the man of the match award was given to Atif Maqbool (Karachi Dolphins) and Shahzaib Hasan (Karachi Dolphins). Source

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This has occurred in the match between Australia and South Africa. On 12 March 2006, Played at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

HH Gibbs (South Africa) and RT Ponting (Australia) were name the players of the match.

Referred from Espncricinfo.

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