IPL Playoff Chances 2022: The 15th season of the Indian Premier League has now reached its final stage. There have been 56 matches of the league stage. However, so far only the team of Gujarat Titans has reached the playoffs. At the same time, the battle is still going on for the remaining three spots.
On Tuesday, Gujarat defeated Lucknow by 62 runs to win the playoff ticket. Gujarat team has won 9 matches out of 12 matches so far in this season. The team is on top of the points table with 18 points. However, now the eyes of Hardik Pandya’s team will remain in the top-2.
Lucknow set to reach top four
The team of Lucknow Super Giants may have lost badly against Gujarat Titans on Tuesday, but it is sure to reach the top four. Lucknow has won eight matches out of 12 matches so far this season. Now even if the team loses both its remaining matches, it will still qualify for the playoffs.
The battle for the remaining two spots will remain strong.
While Gujarat’s team has reached the playoffs, Lucknow is also sure to reach the top four. In such a situation, the battle for the remaining two spots is going on between Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings.
Talking about Rajasthan, it has 14 points in 11 matches. In such a situation, he will have to win two matches out of his remaining three matches. If we talk about Royal Challengers Bangalore, then it has 14 points in 12 matches. In such a situation, if he wants to reach the playoffs, then he will have to win his remaining two matches in any case. Even if these two teams lose one match each, they will still remain in the top four race, but then they will have to depend on the net run rate and the results of the other teams.
On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings are also in the race for the playoffs. However, the road is not easy for them. Delhi, Punjab and Hyderabad have 10-10 points in 11-11 matches. These three teams will have to win their remaining three matches, which is not looking easy. On the other hand, if Kolkata and Chennai win all their remaining matches, then they will have 14-14 points. In such a situation, they will now have to depend on the results of other teams.
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