With PBKS and RR on 10 factors, with one recreation left to play every, the perfect these two groups can do when it comes to factors is get to 12. MI and KKR nevertheless can each get to 14 factors every. KKR enjoys the perfect NRR amongst all these groups. The race for the fourth playoff spot has now successfully boiled down to at least one between KKR and MI.
KKR play their final match vs RR on Thursday, whereas MI play their 14th league stage match vs SRH on Friday.
This is a fast look, in 5 factors on the numerous playoff situations, as issues stand after MI beat RR on Tuesday:
1) On the desk, KKR are nonetheless forward of the others contending for the fourth slot. In the event that they win their final recreation towards RR and SRH beat MI, KKR will occupy that slot solely. They will tie for fourth even when they don’t beat RR, if SRH beats MI. What number of groups they tie with in that case will rely on the results of the sport between CSK and PBKS. If CSK wins that, it will likely be a three-way tie on 12 factors between KKR, MI and RR. If PBKS wins, it would additionally tie with these three on 12 factors. The excellent news for KKR is that it has by far the perfect internet run price of those 4 groups and may qualify in any tied state of affairs. If MI win towards SRH, KKR should win its final recreation to tie for factors.
2) MI are actually in fifth spot, equal with KKR however effectively behind on NRR. For the reason that hole is an excessive amount of to be coated up, their solely actual probability of qualifying is to win the final recreation towards SRH and hope KKR loses to RR. If KKR wins that recreation, MI can at finest tie with them and that can virtually definitely not be sufficient.
3) PBKS is in sixth spot, however the perfect it could hope for is a four-way tie for fourth spot on 12 factors. That may occur provided that MI loses to SRH and KKR loses to RR. However even in that state of affairs, its NRR is unlikely to higher KKR’s and due to this fact it might be curtains for them.
4) Like PBKS, RR can now at finest tie for fourth spot on factors. Once more, that may solely occur in the event that they beat KKR and SRH beats MI. Their NRR at the moment is even worse than PBKS’s and MI’s, which suggests a tie is unlikely to be sufficient for them to qualify.
5) Successfully, the race is now all the way down to KKR and MI, with KKR clearly having the sting.
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