In a striking turn of events, Delhi Capitals (DC) became the first team to bow out of the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoffs race, following their 31-run loss to Punjab Kings (PBKS). This defeat marks a somber end to DC’s campaign this season, placing them at number 10 in the points table.
PBKS put on a stellar show, outclassing DC to snatch a vital two-point win, moving them to number 6 in the standings. The Kings have now leveled with Rajasthan Royals (RR) at 12 points each, though RR holds an edge with a superior net run rate.
However, all eyes are now on the resurgent Gujarat Titans (GT), who have stormed to the top of the IPL points table with an impressive tally of 16 points from 12 games. GT’s commendable record of 8 wins and just 4 losses, coupled with a positive net run rate of 0.761, puts them in a strong position to qualify for the playoffs.
Hot on their heels are Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI), holding 15 and 14 points respectively. CSK, having played 12 matches with 7 wins and 4 losses, has one match resulting in no result, giving them a slight advantage over MI.
MI, despite their 7 wins from 12 games, are handicapped by a negative run rate, which could potentially impact their qualifying chances. Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) are not far behind either, holding 13 points and sitting comfortably in the fourth spot.
Here’s a closer look at the IPL points table:
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