Saturday, May 25th, 2024

Can Mumbai Indians still reach the playoffs, understand the equation and know how

New Delhi. The race for the playoffs of the Indian Premier League has become interesting towards the end of the league matches. This time the Mumbai Indians team came to play under the captaincy of new captain Hardik Pandya. The team’s performance has not been as per expectations and till now it has got only 3 wins. Although it now seems impossible for this team to reach the playoffs, but hope is not completely lost. Anything can happen in cricket and if the equation fits then Mumbai team can make it to the next round.

At present, Mumbai Indians team is at the bottom i.e. 10th in the points table. After playing 11 matches, the team has won only 3 matches. Mumbai currently has only 6 points in its account and its playoff hopes are considered to be over. But if the equations fit then the team can still make it to the next round. Although it seems impossible, anything is possible in cricket.

Mumbai Indians’ playoff equation
4 teams are going to reach the playoffs of the Indian Premier League. 10 teams are participating in the tournament and after the league stage, the top four teams will make it to the next round. The places of Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders are almost confirmed. Mumbai team can make a place among the remaining two teams. According to the equation, if the teams of Chennai, Lucknow, Delhi, Punjab, Hyderabad and Gujarat are limited to 12 points each, then the Mumbai team can reach the playoffs on the basis of better net run rate.

For this, it is necessary that the Mumbai team wins its remaining three matches by a big margin. This team now has to play with Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders and Lucknow Super Giants.

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