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Race to IPL 2020 Playoffs: How RCB, DC, SRH, KKR can qualify? ALL SCENARIOS

IPL 2020 Playoffs race keeps getting better. There are only two league games left but still RCB, DC, SRH and KKR are all vying for three qualification spots.

Which team will join Mumbai Indians in Top 2?

Race to IPL 2020 Playoffs: How RCB, DC, SRH, KKR can qualify?

Let’s take a look the scenarios and how these teams can qualify for IPL 2020 playoffs.

SCENARIO 1
MATCH 55 – Delhi Capitals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore
MATCH 56 – Mumbai Indians beat Sunrisers Hyderabad

If SRH loses to MI on Tuesday, SRH will bow out. RCB and KKR can qualify but it depends on the result of Monday’s game between DC and RCB. The last four teams will finish on 12 points.

Top 4 – 1. MI, 2. DC, 3 & 4. RCB and KKR

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SCENARIO 2
MATCH 55 – Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Capitals
MATCH 56 – Mumbai Indians beat Sunrisers Hyderabad

RCB wins on Monday and SRH loses to Mumbai on Tuesday. DC and KKR will take 3rd and 4th spots. SRH will be out

Top 4 – 1. MI, 2. RCB, 3 & 4. DC and KKR


SCENARIO 3
MATCH 55 – Royal Challengers score 160 and win by at least 19 runs or chase down 161 by 17.5 overs
MATCH 56 – Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians

If RCB chase down the target of 161 in 17.5 overs or win by 19 or more runs after putting a score of 160+ , DC’s NRR will fall below KKR's. If SRH beat MI on Tuesday, Hyderabad will take third place with the help of a positive NRR. DC will be out.

Top 4 – 1. MI, 2. RCB, 3. SRH, 4. KKR


SCENARIO 4
Game 55 – Delhi Capitals score 160 and win by at least 22 runs or chase down 161 by 17.2 overs
Game 56 – Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians

DC will finish 2nd provided the above results happen. With loss RCB’s NRR will reach below KKR's. If SRH win on Tuesday in this case, they will take third spot and RCB gets knocked out.

Top 4 – 1. MI, 2. DC, 3. SRH, 4. KKR


SCENARIO – 5
Game 55 – Delhi Capitals score 160 and win by at least 21 runs or fewer, or chase down 161 by 17.3 or more overs
Game 56 – Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians

In this case, DC will lock Top 2 spot. A narrow margin loss for RCB can still keep NRR above KKR. And if SRH win on Tuesday, KKR bow out.

Top 4 – 1. MI, 2. RCB, 3. SRH, 4. DC

Himanshu Sharma @himanshux_

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