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What will happen if the playoff matches are washed out in rain, how will the final team be decided?

New Delhi. All the league matches of the Indian Premier League have ended. The race for the playoffs is also over and the names of the four teams have been revealed. On Sunday, May 19, Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Punjab Kings while the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals was washed out due to rain. The teams of Kolkata, Hyderabad, Rajasthan and Royal Challengers Bangalore have made it to the playoffs.

After 70 league matches, four teams for the playoffs have now emerged. Kolkata and Hyderabad stood first and second in the points table. Rajasthan stood third while Bangalore stood fourth. Talking about the playoff matches, the qualifier will be played between the first and second teams. The winning team will make it to the finals. The losing team will get one more chance. It will try to reach the finals by playing the winner of the match between the third and fourth ranked team.

playoff schedule
Three matches are to be played in the playoffs, after which the final match of the tournament will take place. There will be one qualifier and two eliminator matches. The qualifier will be played between Hyderabad and Kolkata on 21st. Rajasthan and Bangalore will play in the first eliminator. Here the winning team will play the losing team between Kolkata and Hyderabad.

What will happen if the playoffs are washed out by rain?
Now the question is about rain, so if it rains during the match, efforts will be made to conduct a match of at least 5-5 overs. If this is not possible then efforts will be made to achieve the result of the Super Over match. If rain washes out the entire match, then in case of cancellation the decision will be taken on the basis of ranking on the points table. The team whose position is better will move ahead.

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