IPL 2023: The victory of Mumbai Indians gave tension to Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings, suspense regarding playoff even after 57 matches
After the victory of Mumbai Indians, the teams of Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings would like to do well in the remaining two matches. The reason for this is the format regarding the playoffs of IPL.
The excitement of Indian Premier League 2023 (IPL 2023) is increasing day by day. It is not clear which teams will reach the playoffs even after 57 matches. The Hardik Pandya-led Gujarat Titans (GT) team is one step away from reaching the playoffs. Mumbai Indians (MI) extended the wait by defeating the defending champions on Friday. The victory of Mumbai has increased the tension of the top teams in the points table.
Mumbai’s victory increased the tension of Hardik Pandya and MS Dhoni
Rohit Sharma-led team Mumbai Indians have 14 points with 7 wins in 12 matches. The team is at number three in the points table. The team of Gujarat Titans (GT) is at number one with 8 wins in 12 matches. He has 16 marks. At the same time, the team of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is at number two with 7 wins in 12 matches. He has 15 marks. After the victory of Mumbai, the teams of Gujarat and Chennai would like to perform well in the remaining two matches. The reason for this is the format regarding the playoffs of IPL.
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If the Mumbai team remains undefeated in the next 2 matches, Gujarat and Chennai team have to face defeat in even one match, then they can also reach the top. However, Mumbai’s run rate is poor. Having 18 points, he may be behind Gujarat, but if the Chennai team loses a match, it will reach number two. In this condition, Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s team will have 17 points. There will be no problem of run rate. The top two teams get an advantage in the playoffs.
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Top-2 teams will get advantage in playoff
The top two teams face each other in Qualifier-1. The winning team reaches the direct final. The losing team gets one more chance. Number-3 and number-4 teams compete in the Eliminator. The losing team gets eliminated and the winning team takes on the defeated team of Qualifier-1 in Qualifier-2. This is the reason that Chennai and Gujarat will not take the next two matches lightly.
Rajasthan Royals slipped to fourth place
With the victory of Mumbai Indians, the Rajasthan Royals (LSG) team slipped to the fourth position in the points table. The team has 12 points from 12 matches. To reach the playoffs, both the matches have to be won. Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) team has 11 points in 11 matches. He needs to win the next three matches. If the team loses even one match, it will be able to reach only 15 points. This number may not be enough.
Sunrisers Hyderabad have a chance to collect 16 points
The team of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is at number six after winning 5 out of 11 matches. It is important for him to win all the three matches. The team of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is at number 7 with 10 points from 12 matches. Even if the team wins the next 2 matches, it will probably be able to reach the playoffs. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) team is at number 9 with 8 points in 10 matches, but the team has a chance to reach 16 points. Provided the team has to win all the matches. Delhi Capitals (DC) team has 8 points in 11 matches. Even after winning all the three matches, he hardly reached the playoffs.