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IPL 2020: How does one qualify for the playoffs?

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The dream 11 IPL 2020 has yet not finalized the playoffs list. This year Chennai Super Kings will not play for the playoffs. Read how each team can still qualify for the playoff

Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Delhi Capitals have occupied the first three positions.

Points Table

Mumbai Indians have scored 16 points till now after defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Let us now see the chances of each team to qualify for the playoffs.

Mumbai Indians

Points scored till now:

16

Total matches played till now:

12

Total Matches won till now:

8

Mumbai Indians have become the first team to reach a total of 16 points. This team will easily reach the playoffs if Kolkata Knight Riders lose the match against Chennai Super Kings in the 49th match.

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Points scored till now:

14

Total matches played till now:

12

Total matches won till now:

7

This year Royal Challengers Bangalore hold a good chance to reach the playoffs. If they win one of the two remaining matches, they hold a good chance that they will have a 16 point tie.

However, if they lose both their matches, it will be unfortunate for the team.

Delhi Capitals

Points scored till now
14
Total matches played till now:

12

Total matches won till now:

7

This year Delhi Capitals is not lucky. They had a good start this season. However, their three consecutive losses have brought them down in the points table.

Their remaining matches are against Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Their victory in any one of them will make things easy.

If they win in both they will have a fair chance to qualify for the playoffs.

Kings XI Punjab: Chances of qualifying for playoffs

Points scored till now:

12

Matches played so far:

12

Matches won so far:

6

Kings XI Punjab made a comeback by winning five matches in a row. Their last two matches are with CSK and RR.

If they win one more match they will reach 16 points. K L Rahul and Co will have to work on the NRR though.

Kolkata Knight Riders

Points scored till now:

12

Matches played so far:

12

Matches won so far:

6

KKR has to win as well as improve their NRR in the last two matches. If they lose against CSK, they can still defeat RR and hope for a good NRR advantage.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Chances of qualifying for playoffs

Points scored till now:

10

Matches played so far:

12

Matches won so far:

5

The last two wins are essential for Sunrisers Hyderabad. They are in the same position as Rajasthan Royals but have a better NRR.

Rajasthan Royals

Points scored:

10

Matches played so far:

12

Matches won so far:

5

The advantage of RR is that they can qualify without considering NRR. If they defeat KKR and KXIP, they will automatically move up the table and qualify.

Chennai Super Kings: Not qualified for playoffs

Points scored:

8

Matches played so far:

12

Matches won so far:

4

CSK is the only team to be eliminated from the playoffs. This is the first time they will not play in the playoffs in the history of IPL.

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