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IPL 2019, Playoffs schedule: All you need to know, dates, venues, timings

Mumbai Indians registered a comprehensive win over the Kolkata Knight Riders to ensure a top of the table finish after the league stages. They will now take on MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1.

cricket Updated: May 07, 2019 08:29 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Mumbai Indians registered a comprehensive win over the Kolkata Knight Riders to ensure a top of the table finish after the league stages. They will now take on MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1.

Sunrisers Hyderabad benefitted from KKR’s exclusion as they made it to the playoffs with only 12 points and will now take on the Delhi Capitals in Eliminator 1.

Royal Challengers Bangalore, which finished last on the points table, managed to get 11 points which is the most amassed by the bottom-ranked team in an IPL season.

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Both Mumbai Indians and Super Kings will now be eyeing their fourth IPL title while Delhi Capitals have managed to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since 2012. Also, SRH will now aim to clinch their second IPL title after the booked a playoff spot for the fourth consecutive season.

Here is the full schedule for IPL 2019 playoffs:

May 7: Qualifier 1 - Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings - MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai - 19:30 IST

May 8: Eliminator - Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - ACA-VDCA Stadium, Visakhapatnam - 19:30 IST

May 10: Qualifier 2 - Loser of Qualifier 1 vs Winner of Eliminator - ACA-VDCA Stadium, Visakhapatnam - 19:30 IST

The final will be played on May 12 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad.

First Published: May 06, 2019 10:01 IST