New Delhi. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the IPL 2021 (IPL 2021) by a huge margin of 86 runs over Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 54th match. With this victory, the position of KKR in the fourth place has become stronger. With this, it is almost certain to reach the playoffs. Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals (DC) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have already made it to the playoffs and the match has become interesting for the fourth team in the playoffs.
The hope of the sixth-placed Mumbai Indians is not completely over yet. However, reaching the playoffs for Mumbai is not easy either. In fact, KKR have made their run rate even better by getting a big win over Rajasthan. Which has increased the problems of Mumbai. To reach the playoffs, they will have to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by a margin of 171 runs on Friday.
Mumbai Indians will be out as soon as they lose the toss
The last double header match of IPL 2021 will be played on Friday. For the first time in the history of the tournament, 2 matches will be played at the same time. The match between Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore will also be played at 7.30 pm. If Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson wins the toss on Friday and chooses to bat first, then Mumbai’s team will be officially out of IPL 2021 at that very moment.
If Mumbai’s team bowls first, then it cannot beat KKR in the points table. Even if he won the match in the very first over. IPL’s most successful team and 5-time champion Mumbai Indians are in sixth place with 12 points, but their net run rate is -0.048, while KKR have scored their run rate +0.587 after winning a spectacular victory over Rajasthan. Mumbai had to struggle a lot for the second phase of IPL 2021. For which he had to bear the consequences.