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IPL Points Table: Analyzing the 2023 IPL Playoffs chances for each team

As the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL) season progresses, the fight for a spot in the playoffs is heating up. With several games still to be played, fans and experts alike are trying to predict which teams will make it to the next stage. After match 52 in the IPL 2023, each and every team still has a chance to qualify for the IPL playoffs starting from May 23. Below we have analyzed the playoff chances for each team, taking into account their current standings at IPL points Table, remaining matches and recent performance.

Gujarat Titans (GT) – 99.5% Playoff Chances

The Gujarat Titans are currently leading the IPL 2023 points table, with eight wins and three losses from their 11 games. With a strong Net Run Rate (NRR) of 0.951, GT seems to be a sure bet for the playoffs. Their consistent performance this season has positioned them as strong contenders for the title. It would be a surprise if they fail to make the playoffs at this point.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) – 82% Playoff Chances

The Chennai Super Kings have had a solid season so far, winning six of their 11 games and securing one no-result. Their NRR of 0.409 has helped keep them in the second position on the points table. Given their history of strong performances and experienced squad, CSK has a high probability of making it to the playoffs.

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) – 45% Playoff Chances

Currently in the third spot, the Lucknow Super Giants have won five of their 11 matches, with one no-result. With an NRR of 0.294, their playoff chances are slightly less than 50%. They will need to perform well in their remaining matches to secure a spot in the playoffs.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) – 42% Playoff Chances

Despite having played one less game than the other teams in the top four, RCB has a similar win-loss record as LSG, winning five and losing five of their 10 matches. However, their negative NRR of -0.209 puts them at a slight disadvantage. RCB will need to win their remaining games and improve their NRR to increase their chances of making the playoffs.

Mumbai Indians (MI) – 41% Playoff Chances

The five-time champions Mumbai Indians have had a mixed season so far, winning five and losing five of their 10 matches. With a negative NRR of -0.454, MI’s playoff chances currently stand at 41%. They will need to up their game in the remaining matches to ensure they do not miss out on the playoffs.

Punjab Kings (PBKS) – 39% Playoff Chances

The Punjab Kings have also won five and lost five of their 10 matches, putting them in a similar position as MI and RCB. However, their NRR of -0.472 is slightly worse than MI’s, giving them a 39% chance of making it to the playoffs. PBKS will need to focus on improving their NRR in the remaining games to boost their playoff chances.

Rajasthan Royals (RR) – 25% Playoff Chances

The Rajasthan Royals have won five and lost six of their 11 matches, placing them in the seventh position with a 25% chance of making the playoffs. With a positive NRR of 0.388, they will need to win their remaining games convincingly to improve their chances.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) – 14% Playoff Chances

The Kolkata Knight Riders have won four and lost six of their 10 matches. With a negative NRR of -0.103, their playoff chances are currently at 14%. KKR will need to pull off a remarkable turnaround in their remaining games and hope for favorable results in other matches to have a shot at the playoffs.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) – 12% Playoff Chances

The Sunrisers Hyderabad have had a difficult season, winning only four and losing six of their 10 games. Their negative NRR of -0.472 further diminishes their playoff chances, which currently stand at 12%. SRH will have to win all their remaining matches and rely on other results to go their way to make it to the playoffs.

Delhi Capitals (DC) – 11% Playoff Chances

The Delhi Capitals have had a disappointing season, winning just four of their 10 matches and losing six. With the worst NRR of -0.529 among all teams, DC’s chances of making the playoffs are only 11%. They will need a dramatic turnaround in their remaining matches and favorable outcomes in other games to keep their playoff hopes alive.

IPL Playoffs Schedule

May 23, TueTBC vs TBC, Qualifier 110am EST | 2pm GMT | 7:30pm Local
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
May 24, WedTBC vs TBC, Eliminator10am EST | 2pm GMT | 7:30pm Local
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
May 26, FriTBC vs TBC, Qualifier 210am EST | 2pm GMT | 7:30pm Local
Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
May 28, SunTBC vs TBC – IPL Final10am EST | 2pm GMT | 7:30pm Local
Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

The Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings are well-positioned to secure their spots in the IPL 2023 playoffs. However, the race for the remaining two spots remains wide open, with several teams still in contention. The upcoming IPL matches will be crucial in determining the final four teams that will battle it out for the coveted IPL trophy.

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