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IPL 2022 Playoff Race: BLOCKBUSTER weekend for IPL, KKR vs SRH & LSG vs RR to determine IPL Playoffs SPOTS

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IPL 2022 Playoff Race – KKR vs SRH LIVE: The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is witnessing another blockbuster weekend. This time, the IPL playoffs will be at stake as six teams are still in the fray for the last two spots. RCB vs PBKS, KKR vs SRH & LSG vs RR will determine the remaining two spots. Punjab Kings has already defeated RCB to give fresh lease of life to their PLAYOFF hopes: Follow IPL 2022 Live Updates on InsideSport.IN

  • Match 1: PBKS beat RCB Highlights
  • Match 2: KKR vs SRH LIVE tonight at 7:30PM – Whoever lose today will be out of IPL Playoff RACE
  • Match 3: LSG vs RR LIVE on Sunday

RCB vs PBKS LIVE: Liam Livingstone, Jonny Bairstow, Kagiso Rabada star as Punjab Kings keep playoff hopes alive, trash RCB by 54 runs – Watch Highlights

IPL 2022 Playoff RACE – Highlights

  • GT officially Qualifies for Playoffs.
  • Only 10 Matches left – 3 Playoff Places yet to be decided.
  • LSG almost assured of a Playoff SPOT
  • RR – 2 Games left, should qualify with 1 win
  • RCB now in difficult position after being punched by PBKS. 1 game left, need victory but still may suffer due to poor NRR
  • PBKS now placed 6th. Victories in last 2 matches will take them to Playoffs because of superior NRR.
  • DC is 5th currently. Again victory in last two matches will take them to PLAYOFFS.
  • SRH plays KKR today – defeat for either will end playoff hope.
  • MI & CSK officially knocked out of IPL 2022 Playoff RACE
  • Overall 10 matches 6 Teams still in hunt of 3 Playoff Spots

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IPL 2022 Playoff Race: BLOCKBUSTER weekend for IPL, RCB vs PBKS, KKR vs SRH & LSG vs RR to determine IPL Playoffs

IPL 2022 Playoff Race: BLOCKBUSTER weekend for IPL, RCB vs PBKS, KKR vs SRH & LSG vs RR to determine IPL Playoffs

InsideSport takes a look at what each team needs to do to qualify for the Playoffs.

First things first, who stands where? – Gujarat Titans became the first team to officially qualify for the playoffs after they decimated LSG to reclaim the top spot of the points table. LSG are in second place and are a win away from playoffs.

Here’s the latest updated Table after PBKS Beat RCB Highlights

IPL 2022 Teams Points Table

No. Teams Played Won Lost N/R Points NRR
Q Gujarat Titans 12 9 3 0 18 +0.376
2 Lucknow Super Giants 12 8 4 0 16 +0.385
3 Rajasthan Royals 12 7 5 0 14 +0.228
4 Royal Challengers Bangalore 13 7 6 0 14 -0.323
5 Delhi Capitals 12 6 6 0 12 +0.210
6 Punjab Kings 12 6 6 0 12 +0.023
7 Sunrisers Hyderabad 11 5 6 0 10 -0.031
8 Kolkata Knight Riders 12 5 7 0 10 -0.057
9 Chennai Super Kings 12 4 8 0 8 -0.181
10 Mumbai Indians 12 3 9 0 6 -0.613

 

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenario: Punjab Kings boost NRR, qualification hopes, RCB need win in final game, Check Where others stand?

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenario: PBKS keep hopes alive with win over GT in IPL Playoff RACE, GT & LSG on verge of Qualification: Check Where others stand?Gujarat Titans (1st, 18 Points): Hardik Pandya & Co demolished Lucknow Super Giants with a 62-run victory to retake the lead in the standings. Standing at the pole with 18 points, GT became the first team to officially qualify for the playoffs.

  • GT has Officially qualified for the Playoffs with 9 wins.
  • They will now aim for a top-two finish in the league
  • GT’s remaining matches: CSK, RCB

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenario: Lucknow Super Giants inch closer to Playoff, PBKS' hopes dented, Check Playoff chances of CSK, GT, RR, RCB, SRH, LSG, PBKS & MI

Lucknow Super Giants (2nd, 16 Points): Lucknow Super Giants experienced a shocking hammering from Gujarat Titans and slipped to the second spot. LSG will need to buckle up and go for a win in their next game. All they need to do now is to win a match out of the remaining 3 to QUALIFY for playoffs.

  • Win at least one match out of 2 to seal qualification.
  • If they lose the remaining two badly, they will still qualify if other results go their way.
  • 18-point mark is the safe bet while teams can qualify with 16 points as well.
  • LSG Remaining matches: RR, KKR

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenario: Punjab Kings boost NRR, qualification hopes, RCB need win in final game, Check Where others stand?

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenario: PBKS keep hopes alive with win over GT in IPL Playoff RACE, GT & LSG on verge of Qualification: Check Where others stand?

Rajasthan Royals (3rd, 14 Points): Sanju Samson’s RR side remained on third spot after their 8-wicket defeat to Delhi Capitals on Wednesday. But they still remain in contention. If they win two remaining matches, they will seal the deal and can even aim for Top 2 finish.

  • RR need to win two in two remaining matches to seal their deal.
  • RR can also qualify with 16 points or one win in two games but they will need to maintain a better NRR while also beat CSK in the last match.
  • RR Remaining Matches: LSG, CSK

Royal Challengers Bangalore (4th, 14 Points): Faf du Plessis’ Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) suffered a disappointing 54-run defeat vs Punjab Kings meaning they go into the final game of the season with 14 points on board. A win would boost RCB’s chances but a loss would see them compete with the others for the final slot.

  • RCB need to win their last match of the season to remain in playoff contention
  • RCB can qualify without a win in their last game but other results will have to go their way.
  • RCB Remaining Matches: GT

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenario: Punjab Kings boost NRR, qualification hopes, RCB need win in final game, Check Where others stand?

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenario: Gujarat Titans just one win away from sealing Playoff berth, Check Playoff chances of GT, RR, RCB, KKR, SRH, LSG, PBKS, DC

Sunrisers Hyderabad (7th, 10 Points): Sunrisers Hyderabad have complicated matters for themselves with a four straight losses with the latest against the Royal Challengers. SRH are now 6th and need to win all three remaining matches to be in the playoffs race.

  • SRH need to win all three of their remaining games to qualify.
  • SRH will also have to improve their NRR which took a hit after RCB thrashing.
  • SRH’s remaining matches: KKR, MI, PBKS

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenario: Punjab Kings boost NRR, qualification hopes, RCB need win in final game, Check Where others stand?

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenario: PBKS keep hopes alive with win over GT in IPL Playoff RACE, GT & LSG on verge of Qualification: Check Where others stand?

Punjab Kings (6th, 12 Points): Punjab Kings boosted their qualification hopes with a thumping win over the Royal Challengers Bangalore on Friday. The 54-run win also saw their net run rate go over to the positive side, further pushing their chances to make the playoffs.

  • PBKS have to win all two remaining matches.
  • PBKS will look to further improve their NRR which stands at 0.023
  • Two wins in three matches or 14 points won’t be enough for them to qualify.
  • PBKS Remaining Matches: DC, SRH

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenario: Punjab Kings boost NRR, qualification hopes, RCB need win in final game, Check Where others stand?

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenario: PBKS keep hopes alive with win over GT in IPL Playoff RACE, GT & LSG on verge of Qualification: Check Where others stand?

Delhi Capitals (5th, 12 Points): Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals (DC) thrashed Rajasthan Royals by 8 wickets in a must-win match on Wednesday. The win kept them afloat in the Playoff Race. But they will need to win the last two games to make it 16 points and hope RCB and SRH lose their games.

  • DC need to win all two matches to seal playoff berth.
  • DC will also have to improve their NRR which took a hit.
  • A loss and a win won’t cut it for DC.
  • DC will also hope that SRH and RCB lose at least one of their games.
  • DC Remaining matches: PBKS, MI

Kolkata Knight Riders (7th, 10 Points): Shreyas Iyer & Co’s playoffs hopes are hanging on a thread after KKR registered a 52-run win against Mumbai Indians. KKR will need to win their remaining matches by a big margin.

  • KKR need to win all of their 2 remaining matches.
  • Even after winning all their games, they can reach a maximum of 14 points.
  • With three teams locked in at 10 points each and three other teams above that mark, 14 points will not be enough to qualify.
  • DC Remaining Matches: SRH, LSG

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenario: Punjab Kings boost NRR, qualification hopes, RCB need win in final game, Check Where others stand?

Chennai Super Kings (9th, 8 Points): Chennai Super Kings registered a shambolic 31-run defeat at the hands of Mumbai Indians to officially knock them away from the IPL Playoffs.

  • CSK has been officially knocked off from the Playoffs.
  • CSK will reach a maximum of 12 points if they win all the remaining games and that will not be enough.
  • CSK Remaining Matches: GT, RR

Mumbai Indians (10th, 6 Points): The team that has won the title 5 times—most in IPL history—are lying at the bottom of the IPL 2022 Points Table. Mumbai Indians won their 3rd game against CSK beating them by 31 runs.

  • Even if MI win all of their remaining 2 matches, they will not be able to qualify as they will score only 10.
  • The cut-off for 10-team IPL is likely to be 16 while teams on 14 points can also qualify based on NRR.
  • MI have a negative NRR of -0.613 and even big wins in the last five won’t be enough.
  • MI remaining matches: SRH, DC

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenario: Punjab Kings boost NRR, qualification hopes, RCB need win in final game, Check Where others stand?

IPL 2022 Remaining matches

Match No Teams Date Time Venue
61 KKR vs SRH May 14, 2022 7:30 PM
MCA Stadium, Pune
62 CSK vs GT May 15, 2022 3:30 PM
Wankhede Stadium
63 LSG vs RR May 15, 2022 7:30 PM
Brabourne – CCI
64 PBKS vs DC May 16, 2022 7:30 PM
DY Patil Stadium
65 MI vs SRH May 17, 2022 7:30 PM
Wankhede Stadium
66 KKR vs LSG May 18, 2022 7:30 PM
DY Patil Stadium
67 RCB vs GT May 19, 2022 7:30 PM
Wankhede Stadium
68 RR vs CSK May 20, 2022 7:30 PM
Brabourne – CCI
69 MI vs DC May 21, 2022 7:30 PM
Wankhede Stadium
70 SRH vs PBKS May 22, 2022 7:30 PM
Wankhede Stadium

 

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenario: Punjab Kings boost NRR, qualification hopes, RCB need win in final game, Check Where others stand?

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