The Eliminator’s winner team between Sunrisers and KKR will play in the second qualifier, while the losing team will be out of the tournament.
After losing to Mumbai and Punjab on Sunday in IPL, Rajasthan Royals have become the fourth team to reach the playoffs. With this, after two years of suspension, both the Chennai Super Kings and the Rajasthan Royals, both the teams that made the comeback in the IPL, made it to the playoffs of the 11th Session of the IPL.
Mumbai Indians (12 points) had a golden opportunity to reach the playoff on Sunday when they were the last rivals Delhi Daredevils in their first match in the first match. If Mumbai won the match, then it would have reached the playoff, but Delhi defeated them by 11 runs. After this, Kings XI (12 points) had the opportunity to leave Rajasthan in the playoffs, for which they had to beat Chennai by more than 53 runs, but they could not win this match.
After the end of the round robin matches Sunrisers Hyderabad (18 points, net run rets 0.284) got the first qualifier for the first qualifier on May 22 in Mumbai while staying at Chennai Super Kings (18 points, net run rets 0.253). Kolkata Knight Riders (16 points) and Rajasthan Royals (14 points) secured the eligibility for the Eliminator to be held in Kolkata on May 23, respectively, at the third and fourth positions respectively.
The winner of the first qualifier will get the qualification for the final on May 27, while the losing team in this match will play in the second qualifier in Kolkata on May 25. The Eliminator’s winner team between Sunrisers and KKR will play in the second qualifier, while the losing team will be out of the tournament.
competition to Playoffs
May 22, Qualifier-1
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings (in Mumbai)
May 23, Eliminator
Kolkata Knight Riders versus Rajasthan Royals (match in Kolkata)
May 25, Qualifier -2
Qualifier 1’s defeated team versus eliminator winner (match in Kolkata)
May 27, Final
Qualifier-1 winners Team vs Qualifier 2 Winners Team (in Mumbai)