IPL Playoffs: Bangalore’s win will break the dreams of not one but two teams! Know how the playoff equation will change


New Delhi. In IPL 2022, there is going to be a very important match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings on Friday. This match is of ‘do or die’ for Punjab Kings. At the same time, there is an easy chance for the Royal Challengers to reach the IPL Playoffs. If RCB’s team wins this match, then it will not only make it to the playoffs, but will also break the hearts of two teams. At present, 59 matches have taken place in this league and except Gujarat Titans, no team is scheduled to play the playoff. Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings are out of the title race. All other teams remain in the race for the playoffs.

Before knowing the equation of IPL 2022 playoff, let’s look at the point table. Gujarat Titans is currently the table topper with 18 marks. Lucknow Supergiants (16) are second, Rajasthan Royals (14) third and Royal Challengers Bangalore (14) at number four. They are followed by Delhi Capitals (12), Sunrisers Hyderabad (10) and Kolkata Knight Riders (10) respectively. Punjab Kings (10) is at number eight. Chennai Super Kings (8) and Mumbai Indians (6) are in the last 2 places.

In IPL 2022 (IPL 2022), today there is a match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings. This is the 60th match of the league. We are talking about the equation of Royal Challengers Bangalore reaching the playoffs here, which looks easy. If Bangalore defeats Punjab Kings, then it will have 16 points in its points table. At present, only Gujarat and Lucknow Supergiants have 16 or more points. At the same time, if Bangalore wins, then Punjab will be out of the race of 16 points. This could ruin his dream of reaching the playoffs.

IPL Point Table

IPL Point Table

Apart from Punjab, the victory of Royal Challengers Bangalore can also break the dream of Kolkata Knight Riders. Kolkata i.e. KKR currently has 10 points from 12 matches. If KKR wins all their matches and the fourth team of the playoffs qualify with 14 points, then their hope will remain. But the defeat of Punjab will mean that along with Lucknow, Bangalore will also have 16 points. Gujarat already has 18 points. This means three teams will have 16 or more points.

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In the race for the fourth team, then the claim of Rajasthan Royals will be the strongest. She has secured 14 points in 12 matches. A win would take him to 16 points. Delhi will have to win both their matches to reach 16 points. If Sunrisers Hyderabad want to reach 16 points, then they will have to win their remaining three matches. It is clear that apart from Gujarat, Lucknow, Bangalore, Rajasthan, Delhi, Hyderabad are also in the race for 16 points. That is, the playoff equation will remain interesting for now.

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