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How will Lucknow Super Giants get the playoff ticket, these equations are being created


LSG now has two matches left LSG can reach 16 points

New Delhi. After losing two consecutive matches, Lucknow Super Giants’ hopes of reaching the playoffs have suffered a major blow. This was too much against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Hyderabad defeated them by 10 wickets in just 10 overs and reached the third position while LSG slipped to the sixth position with the defeat. At present, 3 teams have equal 12 points in the points table. But on the basis of netrunrate, LSG is at sixth place. The remaining two matches have now become like knockouts for Lucknow Super Giants. He will not only have to win both the matches but during this time he will also have to keep an eye on the net score so that he can beat the teams above him.

Lucknow Super Giants, captained by KL Rahul, has played 12 matches in IPL 2024 where it has won 6. Initially this team was in a good position with 12 points but after the defeat against Hyderabad, its hopes of reaching the playoffs got a big blow. The way Hyderabad defeated LSG in a one-sided manner made its condition worse. It was very important for him to win this match. After the defeat, Elsji was stuck at only twelve points but the biggest thing was that his netnetrate also went into minus. At present, LSG’s netrunrate is -0.769, which is very bad compared to other teams.

How will Lucknow Super Giants get the playoff ticket, where can the problem arise, these equations are being created

Both matches like knockout for LSG
LSG can reach maximum 16 points by winning both its remaining matches. KL Rahul’s team would be looking towards 16 points at this time. After this, LSG would like Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals to lose all their remaining matches. If some teams have the same number of points then the matter will come to netternet. However, after this it will have to depend on the results of other teams also. LSG now has to play against its two more rivals Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians. If LSG loses even one of the remaining two matches, it will be away from the playoff ticket.

3 teams can cross the mark of 16
At present the challenge for LSG is very difficult. Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals are already at first and second position with 16 points each. There are three teams which can cross the mark of 16 also. In such a situation, it will be interesting to see how LSG performs away from home in its remaining matches.

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