IPL 2021: DC assured of top spot, KKR will qualify with a win vs RR – All playoffs possibilities in 8 points | Cricket News – Times of India

Punjab Kings have assured that Chennai Super Kings can not top the points desk after the league stage. CSK have completed all their league video games and are on 18 points. (*8*) are already on 20 points and have a match in hand.
Meanwhile all eyes will be on the KKR vs RR match that’s presently underway. If KKR win and particularly whether it is a large win, that will virtually actually imply curtains for defending champions MI, purely as a result of KKR have a a lot more healthy NRR.
Here are all of the playoffs possibilities as issues stand proper now after PBKS beat CSK:
1) DC are assured of ending in top spot with no ties, even when they lose their final recreation in opposition to RCB.
2) CSK may be both second by themselves (if RCB lose to DC) or in a tie with RCB. But even in a tie, their vastly superior internet run charge would see them end second.
3) RCB can tie with CSK by beating DC, however that will virtually actually not be sufficient to make the top two.
4) PBKS have saved their possibilities of qualifying mathematically alive by reaching 12 points, however the very best they’ll hope for is a tied fourth place with KKR, MI and RR. And even that’s provided that RR win their final recreation in opposition to KKR and SRH beat MI.
5) For MI, the very best case state of affairs is obvious – fourth with no ties, which may occur in the event that they win their final recreation in opposition to SRH and RR beats KKR. If that doesn’t occur, they’ll nonetheless tie for fourth. If MI wins in opposition to SRH and KKR in opposition to RR, that will guarantee a two-method tie for fourth between them on 14 points, however that will virtually actually imply KKR is thru given its greater NRR. The different chance is that if each MI and KKR lose their final video games. In that occasion, there could be a 4-method tie, however once more KKR could be finest positioned to qualify.
6) KKR simply must win in opposition to RR or no less than guarantee they don’t lose by a large margin. If they win, they will be the only real occupants of the fourth playoff slot. If they lose, they need to get by on NRR because the tiebreaker, supplied MI lose to SRH.
7) RR can at finest get into a 4-method tie for fourth spot by beating KKR after which hope that SRH beats MI. Any different mixture of outcomes will see them end both fifth or seventh.
8) The bottomline – guess on KKR getting the fourth playoff slot and CSK the second spot.

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