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Third team to be out of IPL confirmed, difficult to reach playoffs


New Delhi. The teams for the Indian Premier League 2024 playoffs are now slowly emerging. One more name has been added to the teams that are out of the tournament. The Royal Challengers Bangalore team increased the problems of the former champion team by defeating them. After restricting the Gujarat Titans team to 147 runs in the match played on Saturday, the team achieved the target of victory at the loss of 6 wickets in 13.4 overs. However, even after this victory, it is difficult for RCB to reach the playoffs.

Virat Kohli’s team Royal Challengers Bangalore has now achieved a winning streak after suffering six consecutive defeats. By scoring a hat-trick of wins, the team has taken steps towards keeping its lost playoff hopes alive. RCB team, which has played 11 matches, has 4 wins in its account and can reach only 14 points even after winning the remaining 3 matches. In such a situation, his going ahead would be like a miracle.

score table status
If we look at the points table in the Indian Premier League at present, Rajasthan Royals are on top with 16 points. Kolkata Knight Riders team is at second position with 14 points. Lucknow Super Giants has secured the third position. Sunrisers Hyderabad team is at number four. Both these teams have 12-12 points and by winning the remaining four matches, both have a chance to cross 16 points. Chennai Super Kings is at number 5 while Delhi Capitals is at sixth place. Both have 10-10 marks. RCB team has reached seventh position after defeating Gujarat. Punjab Kings is at number 8 and remains in the race for the playoffs.

Gujarat Titans’ defeat against RCB has dealt a huge blow. Now their playoff hopes are almost over. This team has registered only 4 wins after playing 11 matches. Even after winning the remaining 3 matches, Gujarat will reach only 14 points which will not be enough for the playoffs. The journey of Mumbai Indians team, which has lost 8 matches, has ended in IPL 2024.

first published : May 5, 2024, 07:09 IST

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