There have been 50 matches of the 13th season of the prestigious T20 League IPL and the playoff race still thrills. Today ie on Saturday is the doubleheader, whose first match will be played between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians, while Sunrisers Hyderabad will face the challenge against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Sharjah in the evening.
Talking about the playoffs, the record four-time champion Mumbai Indians has already qualified. Mumbai currently has 16 points and even if it wins against Delhi, it will not make any difference. At the same time, if Delhi wins this match then it will reach the playoffs.
Delhi needs a win to reach the playoffs
A team led by young batsman Shreyas Iyer, Delhi needs a win to reach the playoffs. Even if she loses against Mumbai, she will only need a win in the next match. Delhi’s next match will be played on November 2, where they will have Royal Challengers Bangalore captained by Virat Kohli. In such a situation, its path is also not easy.
Bangalore won the playoffs
Bangalore, captained by Virat Kohli, has performed brilliantly so far and has won 7 out of 12 matches. He has 14 points and the team is currently at number two. If Bangalore wins against Hyderabad, it will secure a place in the playoffs with 16 points. If he loses then he will have to defeat Delhi Capitals in their next match.
Hyderabad also has a chance
Sunrisers Hyderabad, captained by David Warner, currently has 10 points from 12 matches. The team is at number 7 but if they beat Bangalore in Sharjah today it will be 12 points. They will again face Mumbai Indians on 3 November in Sharjah, the final match of the league stage. In such a situation, if she also defeats Mumbai, then she will get 14 points. In that case, he will have to expect favorable results from other teams as well.