Chennai’s team has been out of the IPL playoff race after losing to Mumbai. (IPL Photo)
IPL 2022 Points Table: The points table of IPL has become interesting now. Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings have been out of the race for the playoffs while Gujarat Titans have qualified, so now the match is between seven teams.
The league phase of the 15th season of the Indian Premier League is at its last stage and with this the battle for the playoff is also getting exciting. Now though this race is not between 10 teams. This race is now between only seven teams as Gujarat Titans has already qualified for the playoffs. Gujarat became the first team to reach the playoffs while Mumbai Indians became the first team to be eliminated from this race. This team under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma was already out and on Thursday this team also finished the work of Chennai Super Kings. Mumbai and Chennai (MI vs CSK) were face to face at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday. In this match, Mumbai won and knocked Chennai out of the playoff race. After this match, let’s look at the points table (IPL Points Table).
Before the match against Mumbai, Chennai was technically in the race for the playoffs. To stay in this race, although the team under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni needed to win every match, but Mumbai gave him a big blow by defeating him by five wickets. This is the second time in IPL history that Chennai has not reached the playoffs. Earlier this team could not make it to the playoffs in 2020.
No change in marks table
Mumbai’s victory has broken Chennai’s hopes of going to the playoffs but it has not changed the points table. Mumbai’s team is still at number 10 and Chennai at number nine. Mumbai have six points from 12 matches with three wins and nine losses. At the same time, Chennai has eight points from 12 matches with four wins and eight losses. The team of Gujarat Titans is at number one. This team, captained by Hardik Pandya, is at number one with nine losses and three wins in 12 matches. The second number is Lucknow Super Giants, whose name is 16 points. Rajasthan is on the third position with 14 points. Royal Challengers Bangalore is at number four with 14 points. Delhi Capitals is on the fifth spot with 12 points, Sunrisers Hyderabad is on the sixth with 10 points, Kolkata Knight Riders is seventh with 10 points and Punjab Kings is at number 10 with 11 points.
Punjab-RCB match important
The match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings is important in terms of the race for the playoffs. Both these teams are still in the race for the playoffs and both the teams desperately need a win to keep their chances alive. Defeat can put these teams in trouble.
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