New Delhi. MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK) remains on top of the IPL 2021 (IPL 2021) points table. While the second number is occupied by Delhi Capitals (DC). Both the teams have 18-18 points from 12 matches and both have already made it to the playoffs. At the same time, Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) has entered the playoffs by defeating Punjab Kings. RCB also remains at number three with 16 points. Although the battle for the fourth position is going on between the 3 teams, Kolkata Knight Riders has strengthened its position further by defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 49th match of the IPL.
KKR have 12 points from 13 matches, but Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians are still in the race. After Kolkata, Punjab Kings at number 5, Rajasthan at 6th and Mumbai Indians at 7th have 10 points. Punjab has won 5 out of 13 matches and the other two teams have won 5-5 out of 12 matches. Former champion Hyderabad team is already out of the race for the playoffs.
Upcoming matches will be very exciting
There will be a match between Delhi and Chennai on 4 October. Their defeat or victory will not make any difference to any other team, but the place of both will definitely make a difference. Mumbai and Rajasthan will face each other in the match to be held in Sharjah on October 5. In such a situation, the team that loses, its playoff hopes will almost be over.
At the same time, Hyderabad will play against Bangalore on 6 October in Abu Dhabi. Then on October 7 and 8, there are double headers. Chennai and Punjab will face each other in Dubai, while Rajasthan and Kolkata will clash in Sharjah. Then Hyderabad and Mumbai will clash in Abu Dhabi in the evening while Bangalore and Delhi will face at the same time in Dubai.