In a conflict for the highest spot, Chennai Tremendous Kings and Delhi Capitals (each locked at 18 factors) will struggle an final battle to verify their supremacy within the league phases. Nevertheless, much more is at stake with Royal Challengers Bangalore (16 factors) only a win behind them with simply two league matches left. A lackadaisical method by any of the staff might price the staff their high two spots; taking away their consolation of getting a second shot at qualification for the ultimate.
|Place||Groups||M||W||L||Factors||NRR||Certified||Final 3 Matches|
|1||Chennai Tremendous Kings||12||9||3||18||+0.829||Q||L W W|
|2||Delhi Capitals||12||9||3||18||+0.551||Q||W L W|
|3||Royal Challengers Bangalore||12||8||4||16||-0.157||Q||W W W|
|4||Kolkata Knight Riders||13||6||7||12||+0.294||–||W L W|
|5||Punjab Kings||12||5||7||10||-0.236||–||W L W|
|6||Rajasthan Royals||12||5||7||10||-0.337||–||W L L|
|7||Mumbai Indians||12||5||7||10||-0.453||–||L L L|
|8||Sunrisers Hyderabad||12||2||10||4||-0.475||–||L L W|
Royal Challengers Bangalore Playoff Qualification Situation
With 14 factors in 11 video games, RCB solely want one win to safe a spot within the playoffs. If Virat Kohli‘s aspect loses in opposition to the Punjab Kings, they are going to have two extra alternatives to seal a playoff berth in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad (October 6) and Delhi Capitals (October 8).
Nevertheless, if RCB lose all of their remaining three video games, their destiny could be determined by way of Web Run Price (NRR).
Chennai Tremendous Kings Qualifier 1 Situation
To jog readers’ minds, publish league phases the Qualifier 1 sees the highest two vie for a spot within the ultimate whereas the loser of the match faces the winner of the Eliminator match (between third- and fourth-placed groups) in Qualifier 2 for one more shot on the ultimate.
This makes it important for the MS Dhoni-led aspect, who’re main by a superior run fee, to win their subsequent match and have 20 factors of their equipment. To CSK’s benefit, a win tonight confirms their high two spots as RCB will play their final recreation in opposition to DC; making just one staff eligible to achieve 20 factors.
Delhi Capitals Qualifier 1 Situation
The final yr finalists are excessive on confidence after beating defending champions Mumbai Indians within the final recreation and wish to go into the finals with their profitable momentum intact with two excessive octane clashes arising subsequent. A win for them tonight will not assure them the highest two spot as a substitute will preserve all of the three rivals within the reckoning.