IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians lead the factors desk with 16 factors from 12 video games.© Twitter
Mumbai Indians turned the primary staff to seal a spot within the playoffs in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 after Chennai Tremendous Kings’ last-ball win towards Kolkata Knight Riders on Thursday. Whereas MI’s win towards Royal Challengers Bangalore took them to 16 factors off 12 matches, KKR’s defeat signifies that Mumbai Indians can’t end under fourth on the finish of the league stage. Mumbai will nonetheless wish to win at the very least one in all their subsequent two matches to make sure a prime two end, that means they’ll straight play the primary qualifier.
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Mumbai Indians, aside from main the desk on factors, even have the most effective NRR within the league. They’ve dominated most matches and in a lot of the matches they misplaced, it went right down to the wire. One in every of their 4 defeats went right down to the final over within the event opener towards CSK whereas two of them got here in Tremendous Overs.
The Rohit Sharma-led aspect can be please, having taken one step nearer to defending the IPL title. With 4 trophies to their identify, MI are probably the most profitable staff within the historical past of the event, and can be wanting so as to add a fifth piece of silverware to their cupboard.
At present Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals are 2nd and third respectively within the factors desk, separated marginally by Web Run Price. Each the groups additionally need to face one another of their final recreation of the league stage.
KKR’s defeat offers a lift to the resurgent KXIP’s hopes of constructing it to the playoffs after being on the backside of the desk with seven video games performed. KXIP too have 12 factors like KKR, however have a greater NRR and have a recreation in hand over them.
KKR can nonetheless make it to the playoffs in the event that they beat Rajasthan Royals of their final match and KXIP lose their remaining video games towards CSK and RR and SRH lose at the very least one in all their matches towards RCB and MI.
SRH and RR even have a shot at qualification, with each groups sitting on 10 factors from 12 video games.
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