RCB have kept their playoff hopes alive by winning. (IPL Photo)
Royal Challengers Bangalore have kept their playoff hopes alive by winning, but they have also given a headache to the aspirations of the two teams.
Royal Challengers Bangalore kept their playoff hopes alive in the 15th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by defeating Gujarat Titans (RCB vs GT) on Thursday. However, his qualification will be finalized only if Delhi Capitals lose to Mumbai Indians in their last match of the league stage because if Delhi wins, both Bangalore and Delhi will have 16 points each and since Delhi’s net run rate is better than Bangalore. If so, Rishabh Pant’s team will win. While this victory of Bangalore has given a headache to Delhi, it has also broken the dream of two teams. These two teams are Punjab Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad. With the victory of Bangalore, these two teams IPL-2022 (IPL 2022) out of the race for the playoffs.
Bangalore beat Gujarat by eight wickets. This was his last match of the league stage. After this victory, it has 16 points in 14 matches with eight wins and six losses and this team has now come in fourth place. On the other hand, Delhi’s team is in fifth place with 14 points from 13 matches after seven wins and six losses.
This is how Punjab and Hyderabad came out
After this victory, Punjab and Hyderabad are out. How they explain to you. Punjab team currently has 12 points from 13 matches with six wins and seven losses. He still has one more match to play, this match is against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Incidentally, Sunrisers are also in the position of Punjab. It also has 12 points from 13 matches with six wins and seven losses. In such a situation, whichever team will win this match, it will have maximum 14 points, in such a situation they will not be able to reach the required points because in the current situation there are four teams which have more than 14 points and these teams cannot go below it.
Gujarat is at number one and it has 20 points. Lucknow Super Giants is at number two with 18 points. Rajasthan Royals and Bangalore both have 16-16 points. Rajasthan has yet to play one more match. His match is against Chennai on Friday. Even if she loses this match, she will have only 16 points and she will be in a position to qualify. Now if Delhi also beats Mumbai, then it will also get 16 points. That is, all of them will have more points than Punjab and Hyderabad and for this reason both these teams will not be able to go to the playoffs even after winning.
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At the same time, if the current situation is seen, then going to the playoffs of Rajasthan has also become almost certain. Rajasthan has to play a match against Chennai and even if it loses in this match, it will have only 16 points. On the other hand, if Delhi beats Mumbai, then it will reach 16 points. In such a situation, three teams will be on 16 points in which Rajasthan, Delhi and Bangalore are, since Bangalore’s net run rate is worse than both Delhi and Rajasthan, then it will be out and Delhi, Rajasthan will get a place.