Delhi capitals are in comfortable position winning 6 matches, SunRisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders need a miracle to grab a position for the top 4 position .
IPL 2021 was halted mid-way due to the increase of Coronavirus cases. Alongside support staff, a couple of players was tested positive for the virus. Presently, the second phase matches will be held in UAE, across three venues like last year when the whole season was played there.
The first match of the UAE leg will be played between CSK and defending champioms Mumbai Indians. Now only couple of days left for the start of 2nd phase of the IPL.
Here are the current standings of the IPL teams and what team needs to do for the the qualification of the top 4 spot.
Delhi capitals :Right now, Delhi Capitals are currently at no 1 spot Having won 6 of the 8 games, Rishabh pant led DC has done the significant work to qualify. Of the excess 6 matches, they need to win at least 2 matches to guarantee their capability. In any case, the team would expect to claim top two spots. The remaining 6 matches they will play against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore,Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians.
Royal Challengers Bangalore – To qualify, RCB, who are sitting at the third spot having won 5 matches in 7 matches they have played. The way will not be simple for them In the 2nd phase leg, they will play Punjab Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders , Chennai Super kings, Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals .
Rajasthan Royals – Rajasthan royals led by Sanju Samson side is remaining at the fifth spot in the points table. With 7 matches left they need to guarantee atleast in least 4 matches. The team RR will face are Punjab Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super king’s, Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, and Sunrisers Hyderabad . Rajasthan isn’t away from playoffs,they have finishing capability however they are behind the top 4.
Chennai Super King’s– After a heartbreaking outing in IPL 2020, CSK was back in the structure in the Indian leg of IPL 2021. They are very comfortable in the subsequent spot and need three wins with 7 matches left to qualify. They need to clash with Mumbai Indians , Royal Challengers Bangalore , Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Capitals , Punjab Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad In case if CSK qualify for the play offs ,it is record of eleventh time they are qualifying.
Mumbai Indians – Shaky start for the Mumbai at the beginning towards the start, MI have bounced back now. The Rohit Sharma captain side, who have effectively lifted the title a record multiple times, would require some remarkable cricket by contenders to deny a spot in the end of the season games. Their present standing is fourth and they need 4 wins to confirm top 4 spot . MI needs will face Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders , Delhi Capitals , Rajasthan Royals, Sunrisers Hyderabad , Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings.
Punjab Kings – Punjab are currently at the 6th position in the points table.. In their six remaining games, they need to win at least 5 matches to reach at the 14-point mark. The first phase of IPL 2021 has not been great for the team yet they are trusts that the side will bounce back. In the 2nd phase of leg they will face Rajasthan Royals , Kolkata Knight Riders ,Royal Challengers Bangalore ,Chennai Super Kings ,Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians .
Kolkata Knight Riders – KKR currently standing at 7th position ,their team needs to win 5 matches in remaining 7 matches and it is very difficult Challenge for them.
KKR now will face Royal challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals ,Punjab Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad , Rajasthan Royals ,Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings with 7 matches left.
Sunrisers Hyderabad – SRH had one of the most horrible seasons this year.SRH needs miracle to qualify this time to qualify for top four. Their present position is eighth and 7 matches left still, SRH needs to win 6 matches to confirm their top 4 spot. In the UAE leg, they will play Delhi Capitals, Punjab kings, Rajasthan Royals ,Royal Challengers Bangalore , Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super kings and Kolkata Knight Riders.