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| On May 10, 2022 12:03 PM IST

IPL Playoffs: How can PBKS Qualify for IPL 2022 Playoffs? Check Complete Scenarios


PBKS IPL 2022 Playoffs scenarios: Things have got really interesting in the ongoing 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with regards to the playoffs qualification scenarios. The IPL 2022 playoffs are scheduled to start from 24 May with the Qualifier 1 and Eliminator at the Eden Gardens while the Qualifier 2 and grand finale will be hosted by the Narendra Modi Stadium. None of the 10 teams are yet to successfully book a place in the playoffs at this moment.

IPL Playoffs: How can PBKS Qualify for IPL 2022 Playoffs? Check Complete Scenarios

The Punjab Kings did to not make it to the playoffs in the last few seasons of the Indian Premier League. After losing their last match by 6 wickets at the hands of Rajasthan Royals, the Mayank Agarwal-led team is currently slotted at the 8th position with a total of 5 wins from their 11 matches. Punjab Kings’ playoffs chances are looking very much bleak this year as well due to their negative Net Run Rate of (-0.231). Punjab Kings are next scheduled to face Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Requirement 1 PBKS will have to win all of their remaining matches against RCB, DC and SRH. They will also have to improve their Net Run Rate (-0.231) with big wins in the last three league stage games.
Requirement 2 Punjab Kings will hope that some other results go their way as they can finish with a maximum of 16 points.


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IPL point table

Teams P W L Pts NRR
Lucknow Super Giants 11 8 3 16 +0.703
Gujarat Titans 11 8 3 16 +0.120
Rajasthan Royals 11 7 4 14 +0.326
Royal Challengers Bangalore 12 7 5 14 -0.115
Delhi Capitals 11 5 6 10 +0.150
Sunrisers Hyderabad 11 5 6 10 -0.031
Kolkata Knight Riders 12 5 7 10 -0.057
Punjab Kings 11 5 6 10 -0.231
Chennai Super Kings 11 4 7 8 +0.028
Mumbai Indians 11 2 9 4 -0.894


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RCB vs PBKS Head to Head

Matches RCB PBKS
Overall (29) 13 16
Last 5 IPL Games 1 4

The Punjab Kings will be locking horns with Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on 13 May, 2022 (Friday). In the most recent meeting between these two sides, the Punjab Kings handed a 5-wicket defeat to Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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